A 12-year-old basketball player from Buford who collapsed at a game and died Saturday night is being remembered by coaches as a great kid. Coach Byron Larrieu said the 6-foot player was "a phenomenal kid with a great sense of humor."
Georgia Tech's basketball team has bounced back on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report. The report released Wednesday shows improvement for the basketball team, which lost a scholarship last year due to academic performance for the second time in three years.
The NCAA has announced that for the first time, the Division II and Division III titles will be awarded in the same city and over the same weekend as the culmination of the Division I tournament in 2013.
The Atlanta Hawks plan to cover the tolls drivers normally pay on Georgia 400 during Tuesday morning's rush hour. The team said in a statement it will pay the 50-cent tolls from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday to promote the return of NBA basketball after a labor agreement was reached, ending a lockout.