Here are five quick things you should know about Georgia State men’s basketball coach Rob Lanier.

Georgia State basketball’s 2019-20 Sun Belt schedule

Georgia State, the back-to-back Sun Belt Conference champions will play all but two members of the league twice each, beginning Dec. 19 against UT Arlington in a rematch of last year’s conference championship game.

The Panthers, under first-year head coach Rob Lanier, will play a 20-game conference schedule that will have Appalachian State and Coastal Carolina making trips to GSU Sports Arena for the first time in three seasons.

After their second-straight 24-win season, the Panthers advanced to a third NCAA Tournament in five seasons with departed coach Ron Hunter

The Panthers will return to the court in mid-September for the start of practice for the upcoming season. 

 Georgia State’s 2019-20 Sun Belt schedule  

Home games in bold. Homes games available on ESPN+. Game times will be announced at a later date:

Dec. 19: UT Arlington 
Dec. 21: Texas State 
Jan. 2: at Appalachian State (Boone, N.C.) 
Jan. 4: at Coastal Carolina (Conway, S.C.) 
Jan. 6: at Arkansas State (Jonesboro, Ark.) 
Jan. 9: Louisiana 
Jan. 11: UL Monroe 
Jan. 16: at South Alabama (Mobile, Ala.) 
Jan. 18: at Troy (Troy, Ala.) 
Jan. 25: at Georgia Southern (Statesboro, Ga.) 
Jan. 30: South Alabama 
Feb. 1: Troy 
Feb. 6: at Louisiana (Lafayette, La.) 
Feb. 8: at UL Monroe (Monroe, La.) 
Feb. 13: Appalachian State 
Feb. 15: Coastal Carolina 
Feb. 20: at UT Arlington (Arlington, Texas) 
Feb. 22: at Texas State (San Marcos, Texas) 
Feb. 29: Georgia Southern 
March 3: Little Rock 
March 7, 9, 11, 14-15: Sun Belt Championship (Campus Sites/New Orleans, La.)

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