JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Workman scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to power Jacksonville to an 85-68 victory over Georgia Southern on Tuesday night. Workman made 5 of 6 shots with two 3-pointers for the Dolphins (2-1), also sinking 7 of 8 free throws.
Mississippi State fired Zach Arnett on Monday after less than one season as head coach, just under a year since he took over the Bulldogs after the tragic passing of Mike Leach from a heart issue.
Georgia extended its streak of weeks being top-ranked in the AP Top 25 to 22 on Sunday, giving the Bulldogs the second-longest run of being No. 1 in the 87-year history of the college football poll.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are still searching for answers at quarterback — and time is running out. Taylor Heinicke was mostly ineffective before leaving with a hamstring injury and Atlanta's offense sputtered in a 25-23 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday that ended with Matt Prater's 23-yard field goal as time expired.
Carson Beck threw for 306 yards, Kendall Milton ran for 127 yards and Brock Bowers made a triumphant return for No. 1 Georgia, which punctuated its return to the Southeastern Conference championship game with a 52-17 rout of No. 10 Mississippi on Saturday night.
Cade Klubnik was 23 of 34 for 205 yards and four touchdowns and Clemson's defense held one of the best offenses in the country to 250 yards and picked off four passes as the Tigers beat Georgia Tech 42-21 on Saturday.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Trae Young put on a show for nearly 20,000 fans in the NBA's regular-season game in Mexico City. He wouldn't mind getting to do it every season. Young scored 41 points, then fed Dejounte Murray for a go-ahead 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to give the Atlanta Hawks a 120-119 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Kelly scored nine of his 27 points inside the final three minutes as Georgia Tech rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat Howard 88-85 on Thursday night. Kelly's 3-pointer with 2:43 left gave Georgia Tech (2-0) its first lead, 78-76, since the 12:51 mark of the first half. Marcus Dockery missed a 3 for Howard on the ensuing possession.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jalyn McCreary and Robby Carmody had 18 points in Mercer's 66-61 victory against Chicago State on Thursday night. McCreary contributed six rebounds and three steals for the Bears (1-1). Carmody shot 4 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 9 of 13 from the free throw line to add 18 points. Jake Davis shot 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with nine points.