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Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Georgia Tech routs Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 24 points and Georgia Tech earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory of the season by upsetting No. 23 Miami 70-50 on Wednesday night.


In Savannah, Ga., USC Aiken went ice cold from the field in the second half and lost to Armstrong State 82-57 on Wednesday night.

Deep, talented bench key in Gamecocks women's success

COLUMBIA - Top-ranked South Carolina puts one of the most experienced and accomplished starting lineups on the floor each game. The action really picks up, though, when the Gamecocks go to the bench.

Experienced Pacers seeking deeper run

USC Aiken enters the 2015 season ranked 14th in Division II after going 36-17 last season. The Pacers have experience and depth across the board as they shoot for a deep postseason run.
By David Lee

Bulldogs starting to turn heads

ATHENS, Ga. - Basketball is usually an afterthought at Georgia, something to pass the time between football season and spring practice. That might be changing.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Bulldogs win fifth SEC game in a row

ATHENS, Ga. - Marcus Thornton added 14 and Georgia stretched its Southeastern Conference winning streak to five in a row with a 70-62 victory.

Ex-Laney star scores 21 points as Baylor rolls

FORT WORTH, Texas - Former Laney star Khadijiah Cave added a career-high 21 points as No. 3 Baylor stretched its winning streak to 18 in a row.

New wave of Australian punters arrives in the U.S.

Get used to this phrase, because it's likely to keep repeating - the Ray Guy Award goes, again, to an Australian.
By Scott Michaux

Paine baseball expects more success

Paine endured the growing pains of a starting lineup featuring several freshmen last season. The Lions remain young, but they have higher expectations with more experience.
By David Lee

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Hawkeyes rally late to finally topple Cornhuskers in OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Ally Disterhoft scored all 20 of her points in the second half and overtime to lead No. 20 Iowa to its first victory against No. 15 Nebraska.

Georgia Regents baseball continues process

Georgia Regents improved by eight conference wins in coach Jason Eller's first season, and the Jaguars now have the foundation in place to continue the program's progress.
By David Lee

Gamecocks stay perfect, rout Aggies

COLUMBIA - Defending Southeastern Conference player of the year Tiffany Mitchell added 16 points as No. 1 South Carolina remained unbeaten.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tar Heels drop Orange to win sixth in a row

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83.

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

Lady Vols surge past Lady Dogs

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Reynolds scored 15 points and No. 5 Tennessee came from behind in the second half for a 59-51 victory Sunday over No. 22 Georgia, which lost leading scorer Shacobia ...

No. 2 Cavaliers survive scare

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Justin Anderson scored eight of his 12 points during a late 12-0 run and No. 2 Virginia barely escaped a sold-out Cassell Coliseum with a 50-47 win over Virginia Tech.

Heath: Ex-Blazer finds home with Eagles

Former Alabama-Birmingham player Roscoe Byrd says he's happy to have landed on his feet at Georgia Southern.
By Donald Heath

Coach K earns 1,000th career victory

NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Clemons picks Rebels

South Aiken's Rasool Clemons committed to the University of Mississippi during a weekend visit.
By Wayne Staats

Eagles move to top of Sun Belt

MONROE, La. - Jelani Hewitt drained back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game as Georgia Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 57-53, claiming first place in the Sun Belt Conference and knocking the ...

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

College roundup: Texas Tech knocks off No. 9 Iowa State

LUBBOCK, Texas - Devaugntah Williams scored a career-high 22 points and Toddrick Gotcher added 17, leading Texas Tech over No. 9 Iowa State 78-73 Saturday for its first Big 12 win.

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2014 City salaries rose slightly

The salaries of Augusta-Richmond County employees remained relatively flat over the past year, but some people got big raises. Average full-time pay increased by 1.4 percent to $38,949.19.