Purdue senior forward Drey Mingo has been honored by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) as the 2012 recipient of its Courageous Student-Athlete Award. The award as announced in connection with today's 25th anniversary of National Student-Athlete Day. Mingo's honor was one of several "Giant Steps Awards" announced by the NCAS in observance of the occasion.
Eastern Michigan University Head Women's Basketball Coach AnnMarie Gilbert has announced her decision to resign, effective Friday, April 6, 2012.
“I would like to thank AnnMarie for the success she has brought the program,” said Dr. Derrick Gragg, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “AnnMarie has worked hard to help our student athletes succeed, and I wish her well in her future endeavors.”
DENVER- It may bring tears to the eyes of Los Angeles Sparks fans -- the Sparks own the No. 1 pick in the 2012 WNBA draft -- but Brittney Griner is staying right where she is, at Baylor, to finish her senior year.
Irish head coach Muffet McGraw was unstinting in her praise of Baylor's 6-8 post Brittney Griner's impressive skill and unstoppable play after Baylor's 80-61 defeat of the Irish at Denver's Pepsi Center on Tuesday, April 3.