LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Redick scored 23 points, Chris Paul had 20 points and eight assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Charlotte Hornets 99-92 last night. The Clippers led 63-41 with 10 minutes left in the third quarter. The Hornets rallied within a point in the final period.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mark Stone scored the winning goal 4:46 into overtime, and Andrew Hammond became the second goalie in NHL history to allow two goals or fewer in each of his first 12 starts as the Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 last night. Elias Lindholm gave Carolina a 1-0 lead in the first period with his 15th goal.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell is as disappointed as many fans are at his team’s late-season slide. In early February, the Tigers had won five of six Atlantic Coast Conference games and in the discussion of NCAA Tournament bubble teams. Things burst soon after that as Clemson went 2-7 down the stretch.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell of South Carolina has been selected as the Southeastern Conference women’s player of the year by The Associated Press. Teammate A’ja Wilson earned the award yesterday as the top freshman.