Game 17: GEORGIA STATE (4-12, 0-5 SBC) at COASTAL CAROLINA (9-7, 3-2 SBC)
Jan. 13, 1 p.m. • HTC Center • Conway, S.C.
TV: ESPN3 • Radio: 1340 The Fan 3 / 103.7 FM


• Georgia State wraps up a two-game swing in the Carolinas with a Saturday afternoon contest at Coastal Carolina after a 77-62 loss at Appalachian State Thursday.

• Georgia State made its first-ever trip to the HTC Center in Conway, S.C. last season, leaving with a 69-48 win over the Chanticleers.

Kierra Henry is averaging a team-best 15.4 points per game. She has scored double-digit points in 14 of 16 games this season.

• Georgia State is shooting an impressive 75.5% from the free throw line this season which ranks 31st in NCAA D-I. Kierra Henry leads the team at 85.5% (min. 20 att).

• The Panthers rank seventh in the country with 261 free throws made. That mark is tops in the Sun Belt.

• GSU ranks third in the Sun Belt in steals per game with 9.5. Madison Newby is 2nd in the conference with 2.20 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 (247) and assists (63). Shay Fluker is the leading rebounder with 73.

• 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).