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  1. Georgia State rebuilds after devastating Sun Belt tourney loss

    Oct 26, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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    The Panthers blew a late lead, costing them a chance at the NCAA tournament last season. They’re looking to get back this season.

  2. Georgia State guard Kevin Ware will miss time with high ankle sprain

    Oct 21, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    Georgia State loses Kevin Ware with a high ankle sprain.

  3. Kevin Ware had a close call during Georgia State’s trip to Costa Rica

    Sep 24, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Kevin Ware

    Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome compound leg fracture during Louisville’s national title run in 2013.

  4. Report: Indiana transfer Jeremy Hollowell headed to Georgia State

    Apr 22, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT

    Ohio State v Indiana

    Ron Hunter is loading up on talented transfers

  5. 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.

  6. 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…

  7. 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,…

  8. 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…

  9. Ron Hunter blasts negative recruiters with both barrels

    Apr 20, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

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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,…

  10. Georgia State to the Sun Belt is a basketball backstep

    Apr 7, 2012, 9:48 PM EDT

    UNC-Wilmington v Georgia State

    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…

  11. Georgia State may try on the Sun Belt, and soon

    Apr 6, 2012, 11:58 PM EDT

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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…