Red Wings

The Red Wings beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 for their 6th straight win.  The Wings scored 4 unanswered goals in the second.  Luke Glendening scored twice in the game.

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Detroit also got goals from Drew Miller, Henrik Zetterberg and Stephen Weiss. The Panthers had 41 shots, and had three power play goals.  Petr Mrazek stopped 37 shots in the win.    

With the win, the Wings move ahead of Tampa Bay for first place in the Atlantic Division.  They visit the Lightning on Thursday before returning home to host the Islanders Saturday.

 

 

Pistons

The Pistons lost to the Cleveland Cavs, 103-95.  It was their third straight loss, since Brandon Jennings went down for the season with an Achilles tear.  D.J. Augustin led Detroit with 19 points. Kyrie Irving hit six threes on his way to 38 points and added six assists. LeBron James posted 32 points.  The Pistons host Philadelphia tonight.

College Basketball

Michigan beat Nebraska, 58-44 last night at Crisler Center. Zak Irvin led the Wolverines with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Michigan is at Michigan State on Sunday.

Buffalo pulled away in the second half to beat Western Michigan 77-71.

Kent State beat Central Michigan 63-53.

EMU beat Ohio 76-40.

Michigan State takes on Rutgers at 6 p.m. Thursday. Broadcast time will be 5pm on WBCK.

Boys Basketball

Battle Creek Central 50, St. Joseph 47 (BC Central 6-6) Wendell White with 14 points and Jahmiel Wade added 11.

Stevensville-Lakeshore 49, Lakeview 31 (Lakeview 1-8)

St. Philip 63, Colon 51 (St. Philip 8-3) Dreyson English had 20 points.

Climax-Scotts 81, Litchfield 41 (Climax-Scotts 9-2) Dallas Froberg scored a career-high 49.

Jackson Christian 45, Bellevue 35 (Bellevue 6-4)

Delton 54, Kalamazoo Hackett 53 (Delton 5-4) Landon Grizzle, double-double, with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Union City 57, Mendon 54 (Union City 9-1) Darren Austin with and Jalen Boes had 15.

Galesburg-Augusta 31, Schoolcraft 28 (Galesburg-Augusta 3-8)

Portage Central 67, Gull Lake 63 (Gull Lake 1-9)

Maple Valley 53, Springport 36 (Maple Valley 2-8)

Chelsea 54, Olivet 43 (Olivet 5-5)

Quincy 64, Coldwater 50 (Quincy 9-0)

Hillsdale Academy 68, Tekonsha 40 (Tekonsha 2-8)

Girls Basketball

St. Joseph 55, Battle Creek Central 39 (BC Central 4-8)

Stevensville-Lakeshore 53, Lakeview 39 (Lakeview 5-5)

Calhoun Christian 38, Will Carleton Academy 21. Abby Parks with 10 and 7.

Bellevue 66, Barry County Christian 22 (Bellevue 5-5) Kala Kikendall had 18.

Homer 54, Union City 36 (Homer 9-3, Union City 2-11) Bailey Manis scored 22.

Reading 41, Athens 38 - 2OT (Athens 7-4)

Bronson 47, Centreville 33 (Bronson 7-2)

Kalamazoo Hackett 36, Delton 27 (Delton 3-4)

Schoolcraft 45, Galesburg-Augusta 36 (Galesburg-Augusta 9-4)

Gull Lake 61, Portage Central 28 (Gull Lake 7-5)

Capital Homeschool Athletic Program 47, Maple Valley 38 (Maple Valley 2-10)

Chelsea 57, Olivet 27 (Olivet 7-4)

Concord 74, Quincy 19 (Quincy 1-10)

Pennfield hosts Harper Creek in a boys/girls doubleheader tonight. It’s a 'Red Out,' night to raise money for the American Heart Association. Players will be wearing red socks and red warm-up shirts, and fans and students can buy red American heart Association t-shirts and donate money to the cause.

Australian Open

Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, at the Australian Open today. Djokovic is trying to claim his fifth Australian Open trophy and faces defending champion Stan Wawrinka in the semifinals.

Tigers Spring Training

Just 24 days until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training in Lakeland.