Georgia State

NCAA grants Georgia State guard Ryan Harrow immediate eligibility

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Ryan Harrow has now been a member of three different programs during his three-plus seasons as a college basketball player. There’s the freshman campaign at N.C. State, which came to an end thanks to the combination of a coaching change and the emergence of Lorenzo Brown as the team’s leader at the point. Harrow made [more]

College Hoops Preview: The Colonial Athletic Association

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Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. [more]

Ron Hunter blasts negative recruiters with both barrels

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Georgia State’s decision to move to the Sun Belt conference was a football decision. The Panthers wanted their fledgling gridiron program — helmed by former Georgia Tech head man Bill Curry — to compete in the BCS rather than the CAA’s FCS division of DI. In basketball terms, it was at best a lateral move, [more]

Georgia State to the Sun Belt is a basketball backstep

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Georgia State to the Sun Belt looks like a done deal. In football terms, it’s a completely logical move. Basketball-wise, it’s pretty much a step backward. It’s almost business as usual for Ron Hunter, who coached IUPUI through the now-defunct Mid-Con conference and into the sprawling Summit League, and will spend his second season at [more]

Georgia State may try on the Sun Belt, and soon

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Georgia State is going places. In more ways than one, and more quickly than many had hoped. The hiring of Ron Hunter as the school’s basketball coach paid immediate dividends. The Panthers – members of the Colonial Athletic Association since 2005 – racked up their best league record ever, finishing 11-7 and playing in the [more]