Georgia State hires Tennessee assistant Rob Lanier as coach

Basketball 04/05/19, 12:17

Georgia State hired Tennessee assistant Rob Lanier on Friday to replace Ron Hunter as its basketball coach. Lanier was associate head coach for the Vols the last four seasons following four years with the same title on coach Rick Barnes' staff at Texas. Tennessee advanced to the Sweet 16 of this ...

Ga State coach Hunter leaving to take over at Tulane

Basketball 03/24/19, 18:27

Less than 48 hours after Georgia State was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, Ron Hunter decided Sunday to leave the Panthers to become Tulane's coach.Best known for tumbling to the court after his son hit a game-winning shot in the 2015 tournament, Hunter told The Associated Press that he had ...

Gregarious Hunter eager for more NCAA magic at Georgia State

Sports 03/19/19, 13:16

The greatest moment in Georgia State history still makes Ron Hunter beam.It makes D'Marcus Simonds cringe.Simonds has seen replays of the final seconds of the Panthers' 2015 NCAA Tournament first-round upset of No. 3 seed Baylor so many times. Too many times, actually.Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter holds a ...

Column: Little guys deserve a big seat at the NCAA table

Sports 03/13/19, 16:11

Ron Hunter has no illusions about what his Georgia State team must do to reach the NCAAs.Win their conference tournament — or settle for the NIT."I told my players that very thing the other day," said Hunter, whose Panthers earned a bye to the semifinal round of the Sun Belt ...

Hawks waive 3 players as regular season approaches

Basketball 10/13/18, 11:43

The Atlanta Hawks have waived three players as they move toward setting their roster for the regular season.Forward Thomas Robinson and guards R.J. Hunter and C.J. Anderson were let go by the rebuilding team, which opens the season next Wednesday at New York.Robinson and Hunter were former first-round picks who ...

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