The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Georgia State men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter following his team’s 77-71 home victory over UT Arlington in Sun Belt Conference action on Jan. 26. Topics included the Panthers overcoming first-half offensive struggles particularly from D’Marcus Simonds who had one point, inserting Jordan Tyson into the starting lineup, the strong scoring of Jeff Thomas and Devin Mitchell, the contributions of Kane Williams off the bench and facing fatigue in the middle of conference play.
In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-Atlanta United preparations for its home game against New York City FC on April 15 including audio from Michael Parkhurst and Darlington Nagbe (0:00-10:00)
-Georgia State spring practice including audio from Penny Hart, Jerome Smith and head coach Shawn Elliott (10:00-20:00)
-The NBA, specifically the conclusion of the Atlanta Hawks season and Russell Westbrook (20:00-35:00)
In the inaugural edition of the Technical State of Georgia State Athletics Podcast, which focuses on collegiate athletics in the state of Georgia, the Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia State athletic director Charlie Cobb for an exclusive interview.
Topics included the future plans of Turner Field, Georgia State’s place in the Atlanta sports landscape, the uniqueness and challenges of Georgia State in collegiate athletics and the athletic department’s new apparel deal with Under Armour.