LOS ANGELES (AP) - Turtle Jackson scored 14 of his career-high 16 points in the second half, rallying Georgia past Cal State Fullerton 64-57 in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy on Thursday night. The Bulldogs trailed the entire game until Nicolas Claxton's tip-in with 8:53 remaining. They pulled away over the final 6 ½ minutes when preseason SEC player of the year Yante Maten scored 13 of his 15 points after being limited by two fouls in the first half.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman remains on concussion protocol. His status for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay is still unclear. Freeman suffered the concussion on the second play of Atlanta's win over Dallas on Nov. 12 and missed last week's 34-31 win at Seattle.
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