Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Josh Smith scored 10 of his 23 points in the third quarter to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 95-86 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night. Al Horford added 20 points, Kyle Korver 14 and Zaza Pachulia 12 for the Hawks, who spoiled the homecoming of Hornets guard Eric Gordon.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the Bulldogs beat Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray shook off a pair of first-half interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, and passed for 427 yards against the nation's top-ranked passing defense.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dylan Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving South Carolina a 33-28 victory over Michigan in the Outback Bowl. Thompson led the Gamecocks to a victory over their archrival and threw for 117 yards and two TDs as a backup Tuesday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Adonis Filer scored a career high 21 points on a perfect shooting performance and fueled a 27-4 first-half run that carried Clemson to its 15th straight victory over Citadel 92-51 Tuesday. Filer had three 3-pointers and 10 points during the surge, which turned a tight game into a blowout for the Tigers.