Weekly Sports briefs Feb. 23

Men’s Basketball

Unlike the last matchup, Georgia State looked like a first-place team and Appalachian State looked like a last place team when the Panthers dominated the Mountaineers by a final of 87-43. After the game, head coach Ron Hunter admitted that the previous loss to Appalachian State was on the team’s mind. They next play Thursday at UALR.


Women’s Basketball

The women’s team also made it difficult to be an App at the Sports Arena as they topped the Mountaineers by a final of 80-70. Gaby Moss and Brittany Logan had 18 points each while Alisha Andrews recorded her 300th career steal. Their next game is Thursday at UALR.



Take away a couple of losses at Auburn and Georgia State softball would be undefeated. The Panthers earned four wins at the Panther Invitational to improve their record to 7-2 on the young season. Georgia State takes to the diamond next on Wednesday at home vs. Kennesaw State.


Men’s tennis

The Panthers had a tough time vs. George Washington by way of a 5-2 loss to the Colonials. Singles wins by Jannis Koeke and Sofianne Chevallier accounted for the only Georgia State victories. The team’s next match will be on Friday at Winthrop.