Georgia State game thread: Southern Miss

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The Georgia State men’s basketball team (5-2) will play Southern Miss (2-5) in Hattiesburg, Miss. on Saturday.

Last games

The Panthers have won two consecutive games over Wright State and Old Dominion.

Freshman Jeff Thomas scored a career high 18 points. Jeremy Hollowell scored 16 and Kevin Ware scored 12 in the win against the Monarchs.

The Eagles are coming off wins over North Dakota State, 74-62, and South Alabama, 57-54.

Who are the expected starters for Georgia State?

G Kevin Ware. Averaging 12.4 points and 4 rebounds per game.

G Isaiah Williams. Averaging 7.5 points and 2 assists per game. Isaiah Dennis may start, but after losing a tooth in the last game I’m not sure he will start this game.

F Jeremy Hollowell. Averaging a team-high 16.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.

G Jeff Thomas. Averaging 6.4 points per game.

F Markus Crider. Averaging 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

3 key facts about Georgia State

Panthers are averaging 67.3 points per game.

Panthers are allowing 60.9 points per game.

Panthers’ defense is limiting opponents to 30.9 field goal percentage on 3-point shots.

Who are the key players for Southern Miss?

G Kourtlin Jackson is averaging 10 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.

G Khari Price is averaging 10 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.

F Eddie Davis is averaging 9.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.

3 key facts about Southern Miss

The Eagles are averaging 59.8 points per game.

Eagles are allowing 66.6 points per game.

Eagles are shooting 37.1 percent.

Is it on the radio?

Yes. 1340AM. Brandon Leak will be your host.

Is it on TV?

Yes. It will be on the American Sports Network.


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