Big Ten Tournament:
Purdue slipped by Wisconsin, 58-56.
Indiana edged Penn State, 68-63.
Auburn trounced Florida, 71-49.
Georgia Tech routed Clemson, 80-53.
Big 12 postseason awards:
Coach of the Year: Kim Mulkey, Baylor (15th season)
Player of the Year: Nina Davis, Baylor, F, 5-11, So, Memphis, Tenn.
Freshman of the Year: Gabbi Ortiz, Oklahoma, G, 5-9, Fr, Racine, Wis.
Newcomer of the Year: Peyton Little, Oklahoma, G, 5-11, So, Abilene, Texas
Defensive Player of the Year: Chelsea Prince, TCU, F, 5-11, Sr, Fort Worth, Texas
Sixth Man Award: Khadijiah Cave, Baylor, C, 6-2, So, Augusta, Ga.
NBA players to urge support for women:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.
The players will deliver the message in public service announcements aired during NBA games on major TV networks over the next few months.
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