Michigan State beat Nebraska 72-61 Thursday night on the road.  The Spartans won consecutive games for the first time since December.  Miles Bridges scored 16 points to lead five Michigan State players in double figures.   Michigan State's bench outscored Nebraska's 31-9, with Alvin Ellis III scoring 11 points and Nick Ward and Cassius Winston adding 10 apiece. Kenny Goins also had 10 points.  The Spartans led by as much as 20 and shot 63 percent in the second half to put the game away.  Michigan hosts Ohio State tomorrow.   MSU takes on Michigan in Ann Arbor next Tuesday.

Gonzaga Wins Again

Top-ranked Gonzaga remains the lone unbeaten team in Division I men's hoops after a win at BYU. The Bulldogs now have the longest winning streak in school history after improving to 23-0.


The Pistons will host the Timberwolves tonight.

Red Wings

The Red Wings host the New York Islanders tonight.

Girls Basketball

Quincy 41, Athens 35.

Homer 50, Union City 24.

Litchfield 35, Burr Oak 28

High School Boys Basketball

Marshall is at Pennfield….7pm on 95.3 WBCK.

Hastings at Harper Creek

Lakeview at Mattawan

Bellevue at Climax-Scotts

Athens at Quincy

New Buffalo at Bronson

Galesburg-Augusta at Schoolcraft

Lawton at Delton

Loy Norrix at Gull Lake

Union City at Homer

Olivet at Leslie

Waldron at Tekonsha


Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday with back spasms after shooting an opening-round 77 a day earlier, marking another frustrating start to his return to golf from a lengthy injury layoff.   Woods' manager says it started late last night.   He says Woods got treatment done early this morning for 3 1-2 hours, but couldn’t get the spasms to calm down.


Only 10 days until pitchers and catchers report to Lakeland Florida.