HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Tony Kemp, Conrad Gregor and Zander Wiel each drove in three runs to power Vanderbilt to a 16-8 victory over Mississippi State Saturday in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Commodores will face LSU Sunday in their third straight trip to the championship game.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tim Duncan scored the first five points of overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 104-93 Saturday night and move a win away from the NBA Finals. The Spurs grabbed a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals and now have won five straight this postseason.
CLEVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Ronald G. "Ronnie" Mayers has been named Director of Athletics and Director of Aquatics at Delta State Universitiy in Cleveland. Mayers has served as interim director since October 1. He replaced Jeremy McClain, who resigned to accept a position at the University of Southern Mississippi.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Valley State University is planning $17.5 million in renovations and expansion the R.W. Harrison HPER Complex. MVSU officials say the work will include exterior repairs, life safety upgrades and accessibility upgrades. It will have 2,700 seats for athletic events and 2,800 seats for other programs, such as commencement.