Sun Belt Conference player of the year D'Marcus Simonds will return to Georgia State for his junior season.
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Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer
Jarron Cumberland said Cincinnati felt butterflies early against Georgia State, accounting for the bad start offensively. But the Bearcats calmed down and thanks to Cumberland's game-high 27 points pulled away and won, 68-53.
Jarron Cumberland had 27 points and 11 rebounds to set career highs in both categories Friday as Cincinnati recovered after blowing a 10-point lead in the second half to beat pesky Georgia State 68-53 in the NCAA Tournament.
Reigning champ North Carolina and trendy favorite Michigan State begin their tournament runs, while New Mexico State, Butler and Murray State look to become this year's Cinderellas.
D'Marcus Simonds scored 27 points and Georgia State defeated Texas Arlington 74-61 Sunday to win the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship.
Isaiah Williams scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, Devin Mitchell hit a late 3-pointer and Georgia State held off Georgia Southern 73-67 on Saturday in a Sun Belt Tournament semifinal.
Jeff Thomas scored 19 points, D'Marcus Simonds added 17 with eight rebounds and seven assists and No. 2 seed Georgia State clobbered defending champion Troy 73-51 in the quarterfinal round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Friday.
Isaiah Williams had 23 points and Devin Mitchell drained six from distance for 20 as Georgia State closed out the regular season with a 90-75 win over South Alabama on Saturday afternoon.
Jordon Varnado scored 26 points as Troy took control in the second half to upset Georgia State 83-70 on Thursday night.
Erick Neal flirted with a triple-double as UT Arlington upset Georgia State 89-81 in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
— D'Marcus Simonds scored 19 points and Georgia State cruised to a 77-50 victory over Texas State on Thursday night.
Tookie Brown scored 23 points and Georgia Southern knocked off rival Georgia State 85-80 on Friday night.
Sam McDaniel had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe won its second overtime game in three days, upsetting Georgia State 90-82 on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan Session and D'Marcus Simonds scored 22 points apiece as Georgia State knocked Louisiana from the unbeaten ranks of the Sun Belt Conference, upsetting the Ragin' Cajuns 106-92 on Thursday night.
Devin Mitchell scored a career-high 38 points to lead Georgia State to its ninth straight Sun Belt Conference victory, an 81-51 thrashing of Little Rock on Saturday night.
D'Marcus Simonds had 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Georgia State got past Arkansas State 77-66 on Thursday night for its eighth straight win.
D'Marcus Simonds scored eight of his 20 points in the final minute as Georgia State rallied to slip past Texas State 54-50 in a battle for second place in the Sun Belt Conference on Saturday afternoon.
D'Marcus Simonds slammed home his seventh dunk of the night with just under a minute to play as Georgia State held off UT Arlington 81-75 for its sixth straight Sun Belt Conference win on Thursday night.
D'Marcus Simonds had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Georgia State to an 83-66 victory over rival Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Devin Mitchell scored 15 points, Malik Benlevi added 14 more to go with 11 rebounds and Georgia State cruised to its fourth-straight victory with a 72-58 win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday.
Jeff Thomas had 22 points and eight rebounds as Georgia State took an early lead, then stayed even with Appalachian State in the second half for a 71-58 victory on Thursday night.
Jeff Thomas nailed a 3-pointer in the final seconds as Georgia State took a late lead and held on for a 79-75 win over Arkansas State to even its Sun Belt Conference record on Saturday afternoon.
D'Marcus Simonds scored 11 of his 19 points from the free-throw line, Jeff Thomas scored 16 and Georgia State beat Little Rock 73-64 on Thursday night to snap a two-game skid.