MEN: Shaun Vandiver, a 6'9" junior center for Colorado, averaged 25.0 points and 13.7 rebounds and was MVP of the Big Eight tournament as the Buffaloes upset Missouri 92-88 in OT, beat Oklahoma State 82-72 and lost to Oklahoma 92-80.
WOMEN: Auburn's 5'8" junior guard, Carolyn Jones, the SEC Player of the Year, had 28 points, seven rebounds and four steals as the 10th-ranked Lady Tigers beat Tennessee, ranked No. 3 nationally, 78-77 in the final of the SEC tournament.
SMALL COLLEGE: Chris Fife, a 6'8" sophomore center for Rochester (N. Y.), had 61 points and 24 rebounds as the Yellowjackets beat Southeastern Massachusetts 92-80 and North Adams (Mass.) State 50-47 to advance to the Division III Final Four.