Team preview: Georgia State

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 6:10 PM ET
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The curveball thrown by this "Lefty" on Jan. 1, 2003 was one that not even Barry Bonds could hit, much less Mike Perry.

When Charles "Lefty" Driesell phoned Perry in the early morning hours of New Year's Day and told him that he was suddenly retiring after 42 years of ranting, raving, and winning on the collegiate sidelines, Perry was floored.