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Shawn Elliott is the new head coach at Georgia State; the Hickory boys lose their first game of the season....

Tar Heels Down Davidson, 83-74.....CHAPEL HILL—Justin Jackson buried shot after shot from behind the arc in the best performance of his career for No. 7 North Carolina. Coach Roy Williams didn't have much to feel good about otherwise.

Shawn Elliott may be an App State rival next fall....Lane Kiffin is reportedly the new head coach at Houston....

Shawn Elliott, according to CBS Sports, is a serious candidate to take over at Georgia State. He would join former App State AD Charlie Cobb. Elliott played at App State and was a four-year letter winner, and he coached with the Mountaineers for 14 seasons before leaving for South Carolina.