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Dogs' upset bid falls short

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Patrick Patterson and John Wall scored 17 points each to help No. 3 Kentucky hold off Georgia 76-68 today in the Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. DeMarcus Cousins added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (16-0), who are off to their best start since ...

01/09/10 - 7:40pm

USC Aiken tops Armstrong by 12

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Byron Faison scored 15 points and Michael Technow had 13 points and 11 rebounds, as USC Aiken beat Armstrong Atlantic State 78-66 today in a Peach Belt Conference game for its sixth consecutive win. In the women's game, Catherine Cain scored a game-high 22 points, as USC Aiken s...

01/09/10 - 7:37pm

1-year-old drowns in mop bucket

SUMTER, S.C. — A 1-year-old South Carolina girl drowned after falling into a mop bucket. The Item of Sumter reported Saturday that Khianna Benjamin died about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say Khianna's father woke up Thursday night and saw his daughter headfirst in a mop bucket in the...

01/09/10 - 6:13pm

Lawal scores 21 in victory

ATLANTA – Gani Lawal scored 21 points, including a crucial shot with just over a minute remaining, and No. 20 Georgia Tech bounced back from a dismal loss with a 71-67 upset of fifth-ranked Duke today. Lawal worked the boards hard, putting back two straight misses during one pivotal stretch, a...

01/09/10 - 6:20pm

Star scores 33 vs. Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. — Devan Downey scored 33 points to lead South Carolina to an 80-71 win over Auburn today in the team’s Southeastern Conference opener. Downey shot just 4-for-12 in the first half to lead his team with 10 points. The Gamecocks (10-5, 1-0) leading scorer with 18.5 per game, sco...

01/09/10 - 5:40pm

Woman rescued from banks of frozen South Carolina creek

JONESVILLE, S.C. — Authorities rescued a woman they found clinging to the banks of a frozen South Carolina creek. Union County Sheriff David Taylor said that deputies responded to a missing person call around 8 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek near Jonesville. Taylor said deputies heard someone call...

01/09/10 - 4:16pm

Alleged victim says co-worker attacked her on three occasions

A 51-year-old Augusta woman says she was sexually assaulted and raped by a co-worker on three occasions in late October and November.

01/09/10 - 4:04pm

Woman forced to drive to ATM with 3-year-old grandson in car

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Police in Columbus have arrested a man they say abducted a Columbus woman and her 3-year-old grandson at gunpoint.

01/09/10 - 1:31pm

Indianapolis QB becomes first to win NFL honor four times

Peyton Manning became the first player to win The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player honors four times. The Indianapolis Colts' sensational quarterback romped to the award Saturday in balloting by 50 sports writers and broadcasters who cover the league.

01/09/10 - 1:44pm

Ga. center swamped with turtles rescued from Florida waters

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Jekyll Island's already full Sea Turtle Center has accepted 10 of the more than 200 cold-stunned sea turtles that Florida wildlife officials recovered Thursday.

01/09/10 - 1:15pm
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