HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull and Samford outside hitter Michaela Reesor have been named the Southern Conference athletes of the year. The announcement came yesterday from the league’s spring meetings on Hilton Head Island.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks last night to win the Eastern Conference title. By sweeping the top-seeded Hawks, the Cavs earned their second trip to the finals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and capped a six-run fourth inning with an RBI single, Adrian Gonzalez notched his 1,000th RBI with a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 last night. Kershaw allowed four hits, struck out 10 and walked none while lowering his ERA to 3.86.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has added point guard Lamonte Turner to its recruiting class. Turner, a 6-foot-2 guard from Harvest, Alabama, graduated from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He joins a Tennessee team that has no other pure point guards on scholarship.