D'Marcus Simonds scored 18 points and Jeff Thomas scored the final four points for Georgia State which defeated South Alabama 69-66 on Thursday night for its seventh straight win.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/6W 74-68
- 11/9L 81-74
- 11/13W 62-60
- 11/19W 75-65
- 11/20L 93-68
- 11/21W 91-67
- 11/28W 80-76
- 12/1L 78-52
- 12/4W 83-80
- 12/12W 95-88
- 12/1525L 71-59
- 12/19W 86-71
- 12/29MGASW 117-69
- 1/3W 63-58
- 1/5W 73-69
- 1/10W 89-76
- 1/12W 74-73
- 1/17W 69-66
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- Georgia St. G Simonds to return for junior year
- Charlotte's Clayton heading to Georgia State
- Hunter leaving Ga. State, dad for NBA draft
- Hurts so good: Georgia St. coach cracks cast
Sun Belt Conference player of the year D'Marcus Simonds will return to Georgia State for his junior season.
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.
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.
College basketball isn't that far off. And to get you set for the season -- as well as for holiday viewing plans -- ESPN unveiled the brackets for six holiday tournaments. The MGM Main Event will take place on Nov. 20-22.
Raptors to host free agent camp
The Toronto Raptors will bring 24 players in for workouts on Thursday and Friday, the team announced. Former Georgia State guard and 2015 NCAA tourney star R.J. Hunter headlines the list of scheduled participants, which also includes F Zach Auguste (Notre Dame), F Cleanthony Early (Wichita State), G John Jenkins (Vanderbilt) and F Jalen Reynolds (Xavier).
Want the skinny on the 68 teams in the NCAA tournament? Bracketologist Joe Lunardi's video previews break them all down.
John Gasaway ESPN Insider
No. 15 Purdue trails Georgia State 47-37 with 12:53 left in the second half in West Lafayette. Caleb Swanigan has scored 16 points, but his teammates are a combined 6-of-27 from the floor. It's been a surprising performance from Matt Painter's group just four days after they played defending champion Villanova into the 40th minute on the same floor.
No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled
West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.
Ware: 'Everything happens for a reason'
That's the advice Georgia State's Kevin Ware would give himself as a freshman at Louisville. "It wasn't until I got to Georgia State that I matured. It was exactly what I needed -- a fresh start." Senior advice
Eagle soars to stuff at the rim
Coye Simmons came up with the huge rejection of this dunk attempt, helping preserve a win for Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern beats first-half buzzer
Mike Hughes spun, set his feet and drilled a 30-footer all in 2.2 seconds.
Remember Georgia State coach Ron Hunter's famous fall from his chair in the NCAA tournament? It lives on in bobblehead form.
It's never too early to make predictions for the 2016 NCAA tournament. Which teams made Dickie V's field of 68?
We asked four prominent figures in college hoops -- Duke's Marshall Plumlee, LSU's Ben Simmons, Georgia State's Ron Hunter and Maryland's Melo Trimble -- how they spent their summer vacations.
The summer vacation of the stars
College hoops stars, that is. Four of the sport's prominent figures -- Duke's Marshall Plumlee, LSU's Ben Simmons, Georgia State's Ron Hunter and Maryland's Melo Trimble -- filled us in on their summer vacations. The adventures