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Clemson dominates UNC

CLEMSON, S.C. – Trevor Booker scored 21 points, Demontez Stitt added 20 and No. 24 Clemson broke a 10-game losing streak to No. 12 North Carolina with a 83-64 victory tonight. The Tigers (14-3, 2-1 ACC) hadn't beaten the Tar Heels (12-5, 1-1) in nearly six years, but used a first-half blit...

01/13/10 - 11:30pm

Georgia falls by four

ATHENS, Ga. – Eniel Polynice scored off an inbounds pass to himself with 11.3 seconds remaining, and No. 21 Mississippi handed Georgia another tough loss, 80-76 tonight. The Bulldogs had several chances to reclaim the lead in a seesaw second half before Ole Miss (13-3, 1-1 Southeastern Confere...

01/13/10 - 11:05pm

Guard scores 29 vs. LSU

COLUMBIA, S.C.— Devin Downey scored 29 points and had seven rebounds to lead South Carolina to a 67-58 win over Louisiana State Univer­sity tonight. The Gamecocks (11-5, 2-0 Southeastern Con­ference) trailed for most of the game before going on a 17-1 run that started when Lakeem Jacks...

01/13/10 - 11:03pm

Newt Gingrich considers himself a top 2012 president prospect

He thinks there will be plenty of GOP options for voters to consider in the next election.

01/13/10 - 10:12pm

Candidate drops out of race for Congress seat in north Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Former state Transportation Board chairman Mike Evans has announced he is dropping out of the 9th congressional district race. Evans issued a statement today saying he has "struggled to hang on financially" and that continuing to campaign full time will cause "irreparable f...

01/13/10 - 10:07pm

Armstrong pulls away in 2nd half

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Armstrong Atlantic State pulled away in the second half to beat Augusta State 61-51 tonight and send the Lady Jaguars to their 11th con­secutive defeat. Augusta State (1-14, 0-6 Peach Belt Conference) trailed only 28-27 at the half but was outscored 33-24 over the final 20 ...

01/13/10 - 9:40pm

USC Aiken falters late

AIKEN — A single bad possession trumped an otherwise high-quality performance by the USC Aiken women’s basketball team tonight in a 79-77 loss to Francis Marion. In a game that saw 13 ties and 12 lead changes, the Lady Pacers faltered in the final 27.5 seconds, and it cost them the game. ...

01/13/10 - 9:48pm

Late 16-4 run lifts Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sylven Landesberg scored 22 points and Virginia used a 16-4 run late in the second half to surge past No. 20 Georgia Tech 82-75 tonight. Virginia (10-4, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its sixth consecutive game, its longest winning streak since it won seven in a row ...

01/13/10 - 9:30pm

Jags post seven-point victory

SAVANNAH, Ga. - In its first game as the No. 1 team in Division II, Augusta State overcame a halftime deficit tonight to defeat Armstrong Atlantic State, 62-55. The Jaguars (14-0) trailed the Pirates by one at intermission. Augusta State opened the second half with a 19-2 run to take a commanding l...

01/13/10 - 9:43pm

Ga. jobless numbers expected to rise on Friday announcement

ATLANTA -- State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond predicted today the state will see a "significant" increase in its unemployment rate when new figures are released this Friday. Thurmond made the comment to the online political newsletter InsiderAdvantage moments before he gave the Democratic Pa...

01/13/10 - 8:11pm
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