WASHINGTON - Everybody appreciates an underdog, including Stanley Burrell and his Xavier teammates.
Here we are again, on the cusp of the single greatest American sporting event of the year - but it ain't what it used to be.
A limited amount of tickets for the NCAA men's basketball tournament between Georgia and Xavier will go on sale at 8:30 a.m. today.
The Associated Press Georgia women's coach Andy Landers is preparing to take his Lady Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament for the 25th time in 27 years. Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph, in just her fifth season, is beginning to live up to the inevitable comparisons to the Lady Jackets' bitter rival. On Monday night, Tech earned a second straight NCAA tournament bid for the first ...
ATLANTA - Dennis Felton had nothing to say Monday, which was certainly understandable.
ATHENS - Now that the Georgia basketball team has accomplished the unbelievable, they are ready to tackle the impossible.
ATLANTA - Dennis Felton received a bear hug and some good news from his boss after Georgia's SEC tournament championship victory over Arkansas on Sunday.
It's March, and for us here in The Times sports department that means one thing - squandering what free time we have picking NCAA tournament brackets, then watching our picks go down in flames by Friday afternoon. This year we're inviting you to join in (or become the source of) our humiliation.
ATLANTA - A tornado. A doubleheader. An improbable trip to the NCAA tournament.
ATLANTA - After winning four Southeastern Conference games all season, Georgia has won three in three days. Two of them came Saturday, improbably leading the Bulldogs into the championship game of the SEC tournament.
ATLANTA - Zac Swansey scored five points in overtime, including an unlikely turnaround 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left, and Georgia upset Kentucky to 60-56 on Saturday to continue its surprising SEC tournament run.
ATLANTA - Dave Bliss banked in a shot with 0.4 seconds left in overtime, giving Georgia a 97-95 victory over Mississippi in the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday night and perhaps ruining the Rebels' hopes of getting into the NCAA tournament.
ATLANTA - It was supposed to be Dennis Felton's final appearance on the Bulldogs' bench before his future was decided by Georgia athletics director Damon Evans. Instead, the fifth-year coach's immediate fate may have been sealed by Dave Bliss.
ATHENS - Mississippi hasn't played in the NCAA tournament since 2002, and even with 20 wins the Rebels assumed they would be left out again next Sunday if they finished the year without a road conference victory.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Last year, Georgia crushed Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference tournament. This year, the Wildcats wanted to catch the Lady Bulldogs by surprise.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia and Nebraska are headed back to the Sunshine State to play again.
ATHENS - Nemanja Djurisic came off the bench to score 14 points, all in the first half, as Georgia dominated 87-56 Chattanooga Monday night.
Shacobia Barbee scored 12 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as undefeated No. 22 Georgia beat Georgia State 70-58 Sunday in the Georgia State Thanksgiving Invitational championship.
ATLANTA - Georgia's biggest comeback of the Mark Richt era made Hutson Mason's first start one to remember.
ATHENS - Georgia senior quarterback Aaron Murray has been named one of 10 finalists for the Manning Award for the second year in a row, according to an announcement by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
ATHENS - Hutson Mason's long-awaited first start against Georgia Tech on Saturday will show if the junior can handle the pressure of being Georgia's quarterback.
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