Georgia State coach to be studio analyst for Sweet 16 games

Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter will be a guest studio analyst for Thursday and Friday's Sweet 16 games on CBS, TNT and TBS, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

He will join Ernie Johnson, Steve Smith and Seth Davis in studio at 6 p.m. ET on both nights. 

Hunter made national headlines after his No. 14 seed Panthers defeated No. 3 seed Baylor in the Round of 64 on a game-winning shot by his son, R.J. Hunter. The elder Hunter had been sitting in a stool after tearing his Achilles while celebrating Georgia State's Sun Belt tournament title and fell out of the stool after his son's three-pointer. 

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The Panthers then fell to No. 6 seed Xavier, after which Hunter became emotional talking about his son and the Panthers' run. He said the past week had been the "greatest week of my life" and the "best time of my life as a father."

On Monday, the AJC reported that Hunter said he has received job "feelers" from other schools, but is not currently interested in leaving the Panthers.

- Molly Geary

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