Georgia St. golfers celebrate March Madness upset


The Georgia State men’s basketball team authored one of the most thrilling and unlikely victories on the opening day of the NCAA Tournament.

And like most of the sports-watching world, the school's golf team was glued to the television as their 14th seeded Panthers took on the No. 3 seed Baylor Bears in the West region.

And because these bros are still in college and not trapped in an office pretending to work, they let it all hang out when their team pulled off the upset. And we're glad they did.

Perhaps the only better reaction came from the team's coach. Ron Hunter, who was already nursing a torn Achilles’ tendon, which he suffered while celebrating his team’s invitation to the Big Dance. After his son’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer against Baylor, Hunter fell off his stool on the sidelines.

Maybe the Panthers will use the win as motivation during this weekend’s Linger Longer Invitational at Reynolds Plantation. Most importantly, they should finish up their 36-hole day in time to see most of their school’s 6:10 p.m. tilt against Xavier.

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