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Defense carries No. 5 Tennessee past Georgia Tech 66-53

Nov. 14, 2018 12:56 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 5 Tennessee celebrated its first top-five ranking in more than a decade by showcasing the stingy defense that helped these Volunteers earn their rare status. Grant Williams scored 22 points as Tennessee beat cold-shooting Georgia Tech 66-53 on Tuesday night, one day after the...

Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

Nov. 14, 2018 12:10 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor. Unofficial results in one of the nation's hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim...

Alston, Rose help Temple hold off Georgia 81-77

Nov. 13, 2018 11:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. and Quinton Rose poured in 25 points apiece and Temple held off Georgia 81-77 on Tuesday night. The Owls (3-0) opened up a 45-34 lead by the end of the first half with Alston and Rose accounting for 23 points. The Bulldogs (1-1) whittled away at the lead and pulled...

Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

Nov. 13, 2018 11:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor. Unofficial results in one of the nation's hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim...

Savannah State pulls away from Tennessee Tech, 97-83

Nov. 13, 2018 9:44 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Adam Saeed and Zaquavian Smith combined to score 44 points and Savannah State picked up its second win at home, pulling away from winless Tennessee Tech down the stretch to take a 97-83 victory on Tuesday night. Tennessee Tech got within four points on a layup by Courtney Alexander II...

Thomas scores 30 as Georgia State holds off Mercer, 62-60

Nov. 13, 2018 9:37 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Thomas scored 30 points with eight 3-pointers and five assists as Georgia State survived a late cold spell to edge Mercer 62-60 Tuesday night. Georgia State (2-1) shot 43 percent from the floor (23 for 54), but scored 15 3-point baskets to seven for Mercer. Mercer (1-2), which had...

Brown, Jackson rally Georgia Southern past George Mason

Nov. 13, 2018 9:32 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown tossed in 25 points and Quan Jackson scored 21 points — all in the second half — to rally Georgia Southern from a 20-point deficit to a 98-89 victory over George Mason on Tuesday night. Jaire Grayer knocked down 5 of 6 from 3-point range and scored 18...

Georgia Tech flips disappointing season with 3 straight wins

Nov. 13, 2018 6:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was headed for a dismal season. Suddenly, it looks a lot more promising. The Yellow Jackets have ripped off three straight victories, locked up a bowl trip and could clinch a winning season with a victory Saturday over Virginia. "It's like I always tell the team, 'It's never as...

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

Nov. 13, 2018 6:42 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency's Southeastern regional office has been indicted, along with a former business partner, on state ethics charges in Alabama. News outlets reported Tuesday that Trey Glenn and a...

The Latest: 15 arrests at Georgia Capitol vote demonstration

Nov. 13, 2018 6:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Georgia public safety officials say police arrested 15 protesters during a demonstration inside the state Capitol as they called for uncounted ballots from last week's election to be tallied. The Georgia Department of...