The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-92 in NBA action last night at the Philips Arena. Paul Millsap led the Hawks in scoring with 23 points. Shelvin Mack added 17 points off the bench, while Jeff Teague also contributed 17. Kyle Korver extended his streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer to 91. Last weekend, Korver broke the NBA record previously held by Dana Barros.
The Georgia Highlands College men’s basketball team fell to conference leading South Georgia Tech 79-74 last night at home. The Chargers will hit the road to take on Wallace State this Saturday afternoon at 1 pm.
Former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox is headed for Cooperstown! It was announced yesterday that Cox has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, along with Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa. All three were unanimously selected by the 16 member Expansion Era Committee. The trio of managerial legends will be inducted on July 27th in Cooperstown, New York.
The Atlanta Hawks will host the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in NBA action at the Philips Arena. It will be the first of two meetings between the teams. The game is slated to start at 7:30 pm and will be televised on Sport South.
The Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 45-48 in a very chilly Monday Night Football game last night in the Windy City. Josh McCown scored five touchdowns for the Bears (four passing, one rushing). Chicago is now tied with Detroit for the top spot in the NFC North with seven wins and six losses. Dallas also has seven wins and six losses on the season.
The Atlanta Falcons were narrowly defeated by the Green Bay Packers 22-21 in NFL action yesterday afternoon at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
In college football, the Auburn Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles will be this year’s contenders in the BCS National Championship Game. The pairings became official last night with the release of the final BCS standings. No. 2 Auburn will face No. 1 Florida State in the title game on January 6th at the Rose Bowl.
The Berry College women’s and men’s basketball teams dropped a pair of games with Oglethorpe University to open Southern Athletic Association play last night at Berry’s Cage Center.