Williams carries Georgia St. over Georgia Southern 90-85
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kane Williams scored a career-high 23 points as Georgia State narrowly defeated Georgia Southern 90-85 on Saturday to win the Sun Belt Conference regular-season championship...
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Thomas had 15 points to lead five Georgia State players in double figures as the Panthers beat Arkansas State 76-60 on Thursday night. D'Marcus Simonds added 14 points for the...
Gumbs-Frater lifts Coastal Carolina past Georgia St. 95-82
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had a career-high 29 points as Coastal Carolina beat Georgia State 95-82 on Saturday.
Tommy Burton had 15 points and eight rebounds for Coastal...
Mitchell, Phillips lead Georgia State victory
ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Mitchell scored 21 points, all from 3-point distance, Nelson Phillips added 20 points and Georgia State routed NAIA Middle Georgia State 117-69 on Saturday.
Georgia State, the defending Sun Belt Conference champion, improved to 9-4. The Panthers have victories over Georgia and Alabama.
Malik Benlevi and Damon Wilson scored 16 points each, D'Marcus Simonds had 13 and Jeff Thomas added 11 for Georgia State. Wilson and Phillips combined to make 14-of-17 shots.
Benlevi helps Georgia State beat Tulane 80-76
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Senior Malik Benlevi made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points and Georgia State beat Tulane 80-76 on Wednesday.
It was the second-straight game Benlevi recorded a personal best, scoring 24 points last Wednesday in a 91-67 victory over Georgia in the Cayman Islands. He also had five rebounds, four blocks and four steals against Tulane.
Thomas’ career-high 26, dunk lead Georgia St. to 74-68 win
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Thomas scored a career-high 26 points, including a big dunk in the final minute, and Georgia State beat East Tennessee State 74-68 in a season opener Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh Preview Capsule
Last season: 16-17, first losing season since 1999-2000
Coach: Kevin Stallings
Who's gone: F Michael Young, G/F Jamel Artis, G Cam Johnson, F Sheldon Jeter, G Chris Jones, C Rozelle Nix, G Jonathan Milligan, G Justice Kithcart, G Damon Wilson, F Corey Manigault.
Who's back: F Ryan Luther averaged 5.7 points and 3.9 rebounds last season; G Jonathan Milligan.
Pitt guard Cameron Johnson to transfer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Johnson is transferring.
This is the team's latest departure following a bumpy first season under coach Kevin Stallings. Johnson will have two years of eligibility remaining and can play immediately because he is graduating this spring.
Johnson averaged 11.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. The Panthers 16-17 and 4-14 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and failed to reach the postseason for the first time since 2000.