Sports: Pistons, Spartans, Wolverines All Win
The Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 106-89 Sunday. Down by eight early in the third, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led a rally by scoring 13 of his 26 points. Andre Drummond contributed 18 points and 16 rebounds, and Reggie Jackson had 17 points, five rebounds and five assists in his Detroit debut.
The Pistons, now 23-and-33 on the season, have won two-straight and will host the Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow.
MSU beat Illinois on the road last night, 60-53. Denzel Valentine dropped in 20 points to lead the Michigan State. Travis Trice tallied 18 points off the bench for the Spartans. MSU hosts Minnesota on Thursday. They’re 19-8 overall and 10-4 in the Big Ten. It’s the Tom Izzo Show tonight at 7 on WBCK.
Michigan beat Ohio State, 64-57 on Sunday. Spike Albrecht led the way with 16 points and five assists as the Michigan Wolverines upset 24th-ranked Ohio State 64-57 in Ann Arbor yesterday afternoon. Zak Irvin added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Wolverines. The Wolverines are back in action on Saturday when they visit 16th-ranked Maryland. Michigan is 14-13 overall and 7-8 in the conference
The Red Wings beat Dallas 7-6 in OT on Saturday. The Wings are in Anaheim tonight. The Wings are third in the Atlantic Division with 76 points. The Ducks lead the Pacific Division with 81 points. The Wings will also make stops in Los Angeles, San Jose and Nashville before hosting the New York Rangers on March 4th.
High School Boys Basketball
Lakeview at Kalamazoo Central (L 1-15)
Bronson at Quincy (Br 5-10, Q 14-1)
Lakeview at Kalamazoo Central (L 10-7)
The Detroit Lions get their final chance to evaluate the top college talent Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Defensive backs will hold on-field workouts. The Lions hold the 23rd pick in the NFL Draft, which starts April 30th.
Joey Logano won the 57th running of the Daytona 500 in a green-white-checkered finish on Sunday. Logano held off Kevin Harvick under caution to win the "Great American Race" for the first time in his career. The 24-year-old Logano led 31 of the 203 laps en route to becoming the second-youngest driver to ever win the race. Meanwhile, Dale Earnhardt Jr., who won last year's season-opening race, finished third. Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson rounded out the top five. Polesitter Jeff Gordon finished 33rd after wrecking on the final lap in the final Daytona 500 of his illustrious career.
Tigers Spring Training
Tiger position players report today in Lakeland. Their first game is next Monday, March 2nd, against Florida Southern.