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Could Georgia State’s Hunter Head Home?

According to reports, Wright State University could make an offer to Georgia State Men’s Basketball Coach Ron Hunter to take over their program.

The Dayton Daily News published a story stating Hunter, was one of five candidates to replace Billy Donlon, who was fired last week by Wright State. Wright State is located in Dayton, Ohio, Hunter’s hometown.

Hunter’s Panthers went 16-14 during the 2015-16 season and were beaten in the first round of the Sun Belt tournament. Hunter has led Georgia State since the 2011-2012 season and his career record is 103-59.

Hunter declined comment when approached by media members Tuesday. Per the Freedom of Information Act, Hunter’s base salary is $500,000 this season. His contract has a buyout of $600,000 if executed before April 30. It drops to $550,000 if executed between May 1, 2016 and April 30, 2017.

Currently, Hunter is a guest analyst for Turner and CBS during their coverage of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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