UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The person says the Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen. Conley says on Twitter that he’s excited to give his all for Utah and the Jazz.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kumar Rocker followed up his no-hitter in super regionals with another strong start in his College World Series debut and Stephen Scott homered twice and drove in four runs in Vanderbilt’s 6-3 win over Mississippi State. The win allowed the No. 2 national seed Commodores to gain the inside track to the best-of-three finals next week. Rocker won his fifth straight start and is 9-1 over his last 10.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville has eliminated Auburn from the College World Series in a 5-3 win as the two teams completed a game suspended by rain the day before. The No. 7 national seed Cardinals improved to 32-1 all-time when scoring five or more runs in an NCAA Tournament game. Auburn went 0-2 in its first CWS appearance since 1997.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and first 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2 in the Chapel Hill Regional, finishing as runner-up to host North Carolina. The Vols also finished third in the Southeastern Conference with 14 wins and had their most wins (26) over nonconference teams since 2000.