Game 16: GEORGIA STATE (4-11, 0-4 SBC) at APPALACHIAN STATE (3-12, 1-3 SBC)

Jan. 11, 5 p.m.

Holmes Convocation Center | Boone, N.C.

Radio: 1340 The Fan 3 / 103.7 FM


• Georgia State visits the Carolinas this weekend for games at Appalachian State Thursday and Coastal Carolina Saturday.

• Georgia State is a perfect 3-0 in trips to Boone, N.C. The Panthers defeated App State 59-55 in the last meeting.

Kierra Henry is averaging a team-best 15.3 points per game. She has scored double-digit points in 13 of 15 games this season.

• Georgia State is shooting an impressive 75.4% from the free throw line this season which ranks 32nd in NCAA D-I. Kierra Henry leads the team at 85.1% (min. 20 att).

• The Panthers rank ninth in the country with 258 free throws made. That mark is tops in the Sun Belt.

• GSU ranks third in the Sun Belt in steals per game with 9.6. Madison Newby leads the conference with 2.29 steals per contest.

Kierra Henry scored 28 points at Troy earlier this season. It was the most points scored by a Panther since Kelcey Roegiers scored 33 in 2007.

• Junior Kierra Henry leads Georgia State in points (230) and assists (61). Shay Fluker is the leading rebounder with 72.

• Sophomores Jada Lewis and Madison Newby were named preseason All-Sun Belt.

Jada Lewis was the 2016-17 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year and Madison Newby was the 2015-16 SBC Freshman of the Year.

• The Panthers had a challenging start to the season, facing Florida, No. 4 Mississippi State and Georgia Tech on the road for the first three games.

• Head coach Sharon Baldwin has two new members on the staff in Tron Griffin and Jasmine Young. Young played for Baldwin at East Carolina (2005-09).