2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers

2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
10 Denis Alibegovic Fr G 6-2 170 Dec 8, 1998 Downers Grove (IL) United States / Slovenia Downers Grove South High School
2 Malik Benlevi Jr SF 6-5 225 Mar 20, 1997 Savannah (GA) United States Jenkins High School
35 Matt Chism Fr G 6-3 185 Oct 24, 1998 Dawsonville (GA) United States Dawson County High School
14 Chris Clerkley So PF 6-8 240 Aug 17, 1997 Perry (GA) United States Perry High School
0 Nile Felton So G 6-3 175 Jun 27, 1997 Tulsa (OK) United States Union High School
10 Josh Linder Fr F 6-8 210 Mar 10, 1998 Kathleen (GA) United States Veterans High School
24 Devin Mitchell Jr G 6-4 190 Jan 31, 1996 Suwanee (GA) United States Collins Hill High School
23 Jordan Session Sr F 6-8 225 Jan 8, 1996 McDonough (GA) United States Eagles Landing Christian Academy
15 D'Marcus Simonds So SG 6-3 195 Oct 20, 1997 Buford (GA) United States Buford High School
30 Jeff Thomas Jr G 6-5 190 Jan 3, 1996 Norwalk (OH) United States Norwalk High School
50 Jordan Tyson Jr F 6-9 220 Feb 28, 1995 Columbus (OH) United States Fishburne Miltary Academy
11 Isaiah Williams Sr G 6-2 170 Jun 23, 1995 Buford (GA) United States Buford High School
12 Kane Williams Fr G 6-3 190 Jun 9, 1999 Douglasville (GA) United States South Paulding High School

Georgia State Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
1 Damon Wilson Jr PG 6-5 200 Sep 18, 1996 Powder Springs (GA) United States Pittsburgh

Recent Georgia State Panthers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 18-11 (11-7) 3rd (Sun Belt) N/A N/A
2018-2019 24-10 (13-5) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 24-11 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 20-13 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 16-14 (9-11) 6th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 25-10 (15-5) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 25-9 (17-1) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 15-16 (10-8) 5th (CAA) N/A N/A
2011-2012 22-12 (11-7) 6th (CAA) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 11-19 (6-12) 9th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 12-20 (5-13) 9th (CAA) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-20 (8-10) 8th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 9-21 (5-13) 10th (CAA) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-20 (5-13) 9th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 7-22 (3-15) 10th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-15 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 20-9 (14-6) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (8-8) 7th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
D'Marcus Simonds NABC All-District (24) First Team
D'Marcus Simonds AP All-American Honorable Mention
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt Player of the Year
D'Marcus Simonds All-Sun Belt First Team
Devin Mitchell All-Sun Belt Third Team
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt Tournament MVP
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
Isaiah Williams Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
Devin Mitchell Sun Belt Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2018)

2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Simonds D. Mitchell M. Benlevi J. Thomas J. Session
Rotation I. Williams K. Williams   J. Tyson  
Lim PT D. Alibegovic M. Chism   J. Linder  
Lim PT   N. Felton   C. Clerkley  

2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
D'Marcus Simonds 35 34.9 21.2 5.7 4.4 1.7 0.7 3.6
Devin Mitchell 35 28.4 12.0 2.5 1.9 0.7 0.2 1.4
Jeff Thomas 35 31.7 10.7 4.3 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.9
Malik Benlevi 35 35.0 9.6 6.5 1.7 1.5 0.9 0.7
Jordan Session 35 26.0 7.5 6.0 0.9 1.3 1.2 1.3
Isaiah Williams 34 20.0 7.4 1.4 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.9
Kane Williams 34 10.8 3.5 1.4 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.9
Jordan Tyson 35 10.1 2.0 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.7
Josh Linder 24 4.6 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4
Matt Chism 13 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Denis Alibegovic 18 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Chris Clerkley 17 2.8 0.0 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2
Nile Felton 12 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Georgia State Panthers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ron Hunter Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Ray McCallum Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Detroit-Mercy, 2008 to 2016)
Claude Pardue Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Sharman White Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Jeff Diepenbrock Video Coordinator 2014-2015 Graduate Assistant (Georgia State, 2012 to 2014)
Charlie Cobb Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Nate Summers Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Graduate Assistant (Georgia State, 2011 to 2012)
Mike Holmes Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2010-2011 N/A
Dinika Johnson Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A