Saturday, November 28
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Running back Devonta Freeman, recovering from a concussion, will not play tomorrow in the Atlanta Falcons' game against the Minnesota Vikings. Freeman missed practice all week, including yesterday. Rookie Tevin Coleman is expected to start at running back.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phillip Leonard scored 14 points to lead Mercer to a 71-61 win over Tulane at The Challenge in Music City on Thursday night. Ethan Stair added 12 points and Jestin Lewis had 11, while Desmond Ringer and Stephon Jelks pumped in 10 apiece for the Bears (4-1).
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Smith scored 19 points and Georgia Tech led for most of its 83-73 victory over Arkansas in the semifinals of the NIT Season TipOff on Thursday. Marcus Georges-Hunt also scored 19 points for the Yellow Jackets and combined with Smith to hit eight 3-pointers. Smith, who led the ACC in 3-point shooting last season at Virginia Tech, was 5 of 7 from behind the arc and Georges-Hunt was 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jail records show that former Major League Baseball outfielder Otis Nixon was arrested on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and permitting an unlicensed person to drive. Atlanta police spokesman Officer Kim Jones says 56-year-old Nixon was arrested Tuesday night. Jones did not provide any further details.