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  1. Georgia State’s Ron Hunter receives extension through 2019-20 season

    Apr 18, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

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    After leading Georgia State to 25 wins and a Sun Belt regular season title, Ron Hunter has been rewarded with a contract extension.

  2. Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware transfers to Georgia State

    Apr 12, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT

    Kevin Ware

    Kevin Ware has followed the path of former Kentucky point guard Ryan Harrow as the former Louisville guard will also transfer to Georgia State.

  3. 2014 Sun Belt Tournament Preview: Can Georgia State go dancing?

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

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    There may not be a mid-major conference that has more potential NBA talent than the Sun Belt. Georgia State and Louisiana-Lafayette have two guys that will get scouted plenty by NBA front office types. Western Kentucky has a couple of players as well. Even South Alabama, who didn’t even qualify for the conference tournament, has…

  4. Moving home has helped Ryan Harrow improve on, and off, the court

    Feb 27, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

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    Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter only has two rules, two requirements, for the kids that play on his basketball teams to stay on the court. Assuming they get their grades, don’t cause a ruckus on campus and generally carry themselves as decent human beings on a day-to-day basis off the court, all he asks…

  5. College Basketball Talk’s Ten Most Disappointing Teams

    Dec 12, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT

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    Boston College: For my money, Boston College has been the most disappointing team in the country this season. The Eagles have the talent to be a factor in the NCAA tournament discussion with Olivier Hanlan and Ryan Anderson surrounded by a solid group of role players. But they aren’t tough enough and they don’t defend.…

  6. Tuesday’s Pregame Shootaround: There’s more than just Okla State-Memphis tonight

    Nov 19, 2013, 12:42 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 11 Memphis at No. 7 Oklahoma State, 8:00 p.m. ET ESPN This matchup is so tantalizing we had to give it a separate post. THE OTHER GAME OF THE NIGHT: Arizona State at UNLV, 10:05 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Net Do we know what is going on with UNLV yet?…

  7. Late Night Snacks: Syracuse survives on a quiet night

    Nov 19, 2013, 12:30 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Syracuse escaped with a 56-50 win over St. Francis (NY) as they scored the go-ahead bucket in the final minute thanks to Michael Gbinije. The No. 9 team in the country moved to 4-0 as they prepare for the Maui Invitational. Our Rob Dauster took a longer look on the game here. IMPORTANT…

  8. Who will wear the glass slipper? 11 potential ‘Cinderellas’ in 2013-2014

    Oct 31, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

    R.J. Hunter (Georgia State athletics)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  9. Ron Hunter’s learning to be Coach Dad as he goes with son, Georgia State star R.J.

    Oct 20, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. For the past 24 years of his life, Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter has been a father. The learning process of being a parent never ends, anyone with kids can tell you that,…

  10. 2013-2014 Sun Belt Preview: Star-studded league should provide plenty of drama

    Oct 20, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    Elfrid Payton, Keith Appling

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  11. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Elfrid Payton (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  12. Ryan Harrow’s fresh start gives him a shot at redemption

    Oct 9, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Seven times in the past six seasons, John Calipari has recruited and coached a point guard that played for him for one year, either at Memphis or Kentucky, before moving on. That group includes six first round picks, some of whom are among the NBA’s most talented ballhandlers: Derrick Rose. Tyreke Evans. John Wall. Eric…

  13. Preseason NIT bracket finally released; Duke-Arizona final please?

    Sep 17, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

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    The NCAA has finally released the bracket for the Preseason NIT, the last remaining early season tournament that is truly a 16 team tournament. Where as most events guarantee the pod host — one of the four high-profile teams in the event — a spot in the semifinals, the programs partaking in the NIT have…

  14. Georgia State’s RJ Hunter is a mid-major name you’ll want to remember

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:32 AM EDT

    R.J. Hunter (AP photo)

    One of my favorite parts about mid-major basketball is learning about the diamond in the rough, watching the kid that wasn’t good enough to deserve a high-major scholarship grow into a lottery pick in the NBA Draft. Whether they are stars that led their team to deep NCAA tournament runs — Stephen Curry, CJ McCollum,…

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