ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia bolstered its depth at wide receiver for the 2023 season Thursday when two wide receiver transfers from Southeastern Conference teams committed to play for the Bulldogs.
JEFFERSON, Ga. (AP) — Devon Gales wasn't even supposed to be on the field for that fateful play. He was a backup on the kickoff return team, lingering at the other end of the Southern University bench when one of the coaches shouted: “Hey, Devon, get out there!” To this day, Gales still isn't sure what happened to the teammate who was supposed to be in on the play.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu banked in a putback jumper as time expired and the Chicago Bulls rallied after blowing an 18-point lead to win their second straight game, 110-108 over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jalyn McCreary's 22 points helped Mercer defeat Troy 82-79 on Wednesday night. McCreary had nine rebounds for the Bears (7-6). Kamar Robertson scored 17 points while going 5 of 7 from the floor, including 3 for 4 from distance, and 4 for 5 from the line.
ATLANTA (AP) — PJ Hall scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Clemson rolled to a 79-66 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night. Clemson (10-3, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won six of its last seven games since its 74-71 loss to then No. 25 Iowa at the Emerald Coast Classic on Nov. 25.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Jaylin Sellers had 17 points in Ball State's 58-54 victory against Georgia Southern on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Jones III had 18 points and Georgia State beat Toccoa Falls 91-52 on Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks president Travis Schlenk is stepping down and moving into an advisory position, the team said Wednesday, while general manager Landry Fields will assume control of daily operations.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Terrell Burden had 16 points in Kennesaw State's 65-56 win against South Carolina Upstate on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Franco Harris, the Hall of Fame running back whose heads-up thinking authored “The Immaculate Reception,” considered the most iconic play in NFL history, has died. He was 72.