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Waters, Smart lead No. 19 LSU over Georgia, 83-79

Feb. 16, 2019 9:45 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ja'vonte Smart was a little too emotional after hitting a 3-pointer for LSU midway through the second half. He yelled out to celebrate and was whistled for a technical foul, helping Georgia take a three-point lead. Smart gathered himself, though, and hit another 3 two possessions later,...

Ravenel lifts Florida A&M over Savannah St. 78-74

Feb. 16, 2019 9:18 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Justin Ravenel had 24 points as Florida A&M edged past Savannah State 78-74 on Saturday night. Isaiah Martin had 16 points and nine rebounds for Florida A&M (11-16, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Conference). Tracy Hector added 12 points and six assists. M.J. Randolph had six rebounds for the...

Marberry carries Lipscomb past Kennesaw State 83-67

Feb. 16, 2019 7:19 PM EST

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Rob Marberry had 17 points as Lipscomb got past Kennesaw State 83-67 on Saturday. Garrison Mathews had 14 points for Lipscomb (21-5, 12-1 Atlantic Sun Conference), which earned its sixth straight road victory. Mathews was only 2-of-9 shooting from the arc but those two makes gave him...

Koumadje leads No. 17 Florida State past Georgia Tech 69-47

Feb. 16, 2019 6:48 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Christ Koumadje and No. 17 Florida State featured a balanced scoring approach. Georgia Tech could barely score — again. Koumadje had 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Seminoles tied a school record with their seventh straight ACC win, 69-47 Saturday. Freshman Devin Vassell came off the...

Georgia Southern rolls in 2nd half, beats Troy 76-51

Feb. 16, 2019 12:18 AM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown and Isaiah Crawley scored 16 points apiece as Georgia Southern rolled to a 76-51 victory over Troy on Friday night. Georgia Southern (16-10, 8-5 Sun Belt Conference) has won three of its last four games while Troy (11-14, 4-9) has lost six of its last seven. The Eagles...

Georgia bill would replace state's outdated voting machines

Feb. 15, 2019 10:01 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Three months after a much-disputed election for Georgia governor, lawmakers have filed a bill to make the state use voting machines that have electronic ballot markers and print a paper ballot. The House bill, filed Thursday, addresses some aspects of election law criticized during...

Benlevi carries Georgia St. past South Alabama 90-81

Feb. 15, 2019 9:49 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Malik Benlevi scored a career-high 26 points as Georgia State defeated South Alabama 90-81 on Friday night. Jeff Thomas added 21 points for the Panthers. Benlevi hit 5 of 7 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds and five assists. Thomas also had seven rebounds for the Panthers. Devin Mitchell...

21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

Feb. 15, 2019 7:30 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3. U.S. Immigration and Customs...

The Latest: 21 Savage surrenders on outstanding warrant

Feb. 15, 2019 7:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on saga involving Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage has surrendered to Georgia authorities on an outstanding warrant and been released on his own recognizance. Attorney Abbi Taylor says the Grammy-nominated artist, whose...

Postseason prospects for SEC women's teams on shaky ground

Feb. 15, 2019 4:56 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This hasn't been a typical season for Southeastern Conference women's basketball, and the league could feel the consequences when the NCAA Tournament bracket comes out. When the Division I Women's Basketball Committee offered its early projections of the top 16 NCAA Tournament seeds...