Panthers, 1-0 in SBC, Host App State Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

From Georgia State Athletic Communications

Already 1-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, Georgia State (1-3, 1-0 SBC) returns to conference play by hosting Appalachian State Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia Dome on ESPN3. The Panthers, who won at New Mexico State in their Sun Belt opener, are coming off a 41-33 loss to Liberty.

Appalachian State is playing its first Sun Belt game after posting a 3-1 record in non-conference play, including a 31-13 win over Wyoming in its last game. The Mountaineers’ loss came at Clemson.

The matchup features a Georgia State offense that leads the Sun Belt in passing (345.8 yards per game) against a Mountaineer squad that is one of the conference’s top rushing teams (282.5 yards per game). Appalachian State also leads the league in total defense (allowing 278.0 yards per game) and scoring defense (allowing 13.5 points per game).

Radio coverage is available on Sky 96.3, beginning at 3:00 P.M. Dave Cohen is in his 33rd season as the play-by-play voice of Panther athletics, while Brandon Leak and Harper LeBel join him from the booth, and Sam Crenshaw adds sideline coverage.