Georgia State forward Jordan Session, left, guard D'Marcus Simonds, right, and guard Isaiah Williams, center, celebrate in the final minute of the second half in their victory over Texas-Arlington in the the Sun Belt Conference NCAA college basketball championship game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Georgia State won 74-61. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP
Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP

NCAA Tournament bound: Georgia State wins Sun Belt

Georgia State is in.

The school qualified for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament by winning the Sun Belt Conference tournament championship on Sunday. The Panthers are the No. 15 seed in the South Region and will play No. 2 Cincinnati on Friday. It’s Georgia State’s first trip to the tournament since their magical run three years ago.

Georgia State defeated University of Texas-Arlington, 74-61, in New Orleans.

Georgia State (24-10), the tournament’s No. 2 seed, led by as many as 17 points late in the second half. UT-Arlington (21-13) entered as the No. 4 seed.

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