Sport Georgia State coach sums up being the underdog with one epic quote

03:25  13 march  2018
03:25  13 march  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Georgia State is back in the NCAA tournament, which means that college basketball fans will once again get to know one of the game's great personalities in head coach Ron Hunter.

Hunter and his son, R.J., were stars of the 2015 tournament when Georgia State stunned Baylor on a dagger 3 with 2.6 seconds remaining.

The No. 15 seed Panthers face Cincinnati in the first round on Friday in Nashville, and Hunter had some words about life as an NCAA tournament underdog.

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He told reporters in Atlanta:

"What college athletics should be about is what's happening at Georgia State. Not all this FBI stuff or this other stuff. It's about these guys right here that eat at McDonalds. They told us today that Cincinnati gets to stay at the Hyatt. We gotta stay at Comfort Inn. Cincinnati gets to eat at Ruth's Chris. We gotta eat at Wendy's. But when it comes Friday at 2 o'clock, oh, we're gonna be ready. We're gonna be ready to play. I can guarantee you that."

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It doesn't sound like Hunter will have any trouble giving his players some extra motivation come Friday.

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