Posts Tagged Georgia

North Carolina Central tops Savannah State 62-49

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Nimrod Hilliard led four in double figures with 15 points and North Carolina Central topped Savannah State 62-49 on Monday.

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Georgia looks to derail No. 1 Kentucky’s quest for history

Kentucky's Trey Lyles saves a ball from going out of bounds during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 84-67. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — With a perfect regular season in sight, No. 1 Kentucky looks downright unstoppable.

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Hawks show they can rely on backups to keep winning

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) has his shot blocked by Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 in Miami. At left is Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins (12). (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

ATLANTA (AP) — John Jenkins smiled when asked how the Atlanta Hawks won on the road without three starters and a top backup.

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Johnson shows he’s still the man to beat with Atlanta win

Jimmie Johnson reacts after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/John Amis)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — One by one, Jimmie Johnson picked off all the drivers ahead of him.

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Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

Jimmie Johnson pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Johnson won the race. (AP Photo/Joe Sebo)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.

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