Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) — John Lucas scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to match his season high, Rudy Gay had 20 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the New Orleans Hornets 102-89 Sunday. Kyle Lowry had 14 points and 10 assists and Amir Johnson scored 14 points for the Raptors.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Theresa Plaisance scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots, and LSU snapped a snapped a two-game skid with a 62-54 upset of Georgia on Sunday. Plaisance, whose late-game failure at the foul line marred an otherwise dominant 20-point outing in a last-second loss to Tennessee on Thursday, came through in the clutch this time.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 14 points, including two late baskets, as North Carolina edged Georgia Tech 60-58 Sunday. Ruffin-Pratt hit a jumper with 2:58 remaining, then another with 2:08 left to give the Tar Heels a 55-54 lead after they surrendered a nine-point, second-half advantage.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jarnell Stokes had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan McRae hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and Tennessee rallied to win its 12 straight game over South Carolina, 66-61, on Sunday. Stokes had his ninth double-double of the season and seventh in Southeastern Conference play this season for the Volunteers.