Sports Roundup: Michigan beats State
Michigan beat Michigan State 79-70 in Ann Arbor, for their second win of the season over the Spartans. Nik Stauskas scored 25 points and all but 4 were in the second half.
Glenn Robinson the Third scored 15 points. Caris LeVert had 23 for Michigan. Michigan now leads the Big Ten with an 11-3 record, and MSU is 11-4. Michigan plays at Purdue on Wednesday. MSU is off until Saturday’s game with Illinois. Hear the Tom Izzo Show tonight at 7pm on 95.3 WBCK-FM Inside Michigan Basketball Show with Coach John Belein is at 7pm Sports 930AM The Score
In the MAC…
CMU 70, Northern Illinois 67.
Russia won the most medals of any nation during the Winter Olympics. The host nation tallied 33 total medals, including an Olympic-best 13 gold. The United States was second in the overall count with 28 medals, falling short of the 2010 total of 37 in Vancouver.
The United States men never got anything going as they were blasted 5-0 by Finland in the ice hockey bronze medal game on Saturday. 43 year old Teemu Selanne led the Fins in his final Olympic games. He’ll retire from the Anaheim Ducks after the season.
Meanwhile, the Red Wings return to action on Wednesday at Montreal.
Team Canada made it back-to-back golds in men's hockey by beating Sweden 3-0 on Sunday. Canada's executive director Steve Yzerman says he's stepping down from his position after the win. Team Canada's women's hockey team also won gold in Sochi.
Steven Holcomb gave the United States its final medal of the Sochi Games, winning bronze in the four-man bobsled on Sunday. Holcomb became the first American with two bobsled medals in the same Olympics.
U.S. hockey player Julie Chu led the Americans as the flag bearer in Sunday's closing ceremony. Chu was selected by her fellow athletes for the honor. Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick took the flag in the opening ceremony prior to competing in his sixth Winter Games.
A great surprise for the US in the Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom as 18 year old Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold.
The Detroit Pistons welcome the Golden State Warriors to The Palace of Auburn Hills tonight. They lost to Dallas on Saturday.
Jason Collins Back in the NBA
History was made as the Nets defeated the Lakers, 108-102, at the STAPLES Center Sunday night. Jason Collins became the first openly gay player to participate in an NBA game. Collins played 11 minutes off the bench with zero points, two rebounds and five fouls, but he was a plus-eight for the game.
Girls Basketball – Districts
Class A @ Gull Lake - Battle Creek Central vs. Gull Lake - 6pm
Class B @ Parchment – Harper Creek vs. Delton - 6pm
Class B @ Parchment – Marshall vs. Parchment - 7:30pm
Class B @ Olivet – Olivet vs. Eaton Rapids - 7:30pm
Class C @ Springport – Maple Valley vs. Potterville - 7pm
Class C @ Mendon – Quincy vs. Bronson - 6pm
Class C @ East Jackson – Homer vs. Jackson Vandercook Lake - 5:30pm
Class D @ St. Philip – St. Philip vs. Kalamazoo Heritage Christian - 6pm
Class D @ Tekonsha – Bellevue vs. Marshall Academy - 6pm
Class D @ Tekonsha – Tekonsha vs. Jackson Christian - 7:30pm
Boys Basketball Tuesday
Harper Creek vs. Lakeview 7:06pm on WBCK-FM
Gull Lake vs. Battle Creek Central
Kalamazoo Hackett vs. Pennfield
Litchfield vs. St. Philip
Jonesville vs. Athens
Hillsdale Will Carleton Academy vs. Bellevue
Bronson vs. Colon
Marshall vs. Sturgis
Laingsburg vs. Olivet
Quincy vs. Union City
North Adams-Jerome vs. Tekonsha
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has captured the checkered flag in the 56th running of the Daytona 500 after a lengthy rain delay. Earnhardt Jr. led 54 of the 200 laps to earn his second career Daytona 500 win and 20th career Sprint Cup Series victory. He also won the "Great American Race" in 2004. Denny Hamlin finished second, followed by Brad Keselowski.
NFL Scouting Combine
The NFL Scouting Combine continues in Indianapolis today. The defensive linemen and linebackers hit the field for workouts. Yesterday, the quarterbacks, wideouts and running backs participated in the skill drills. Tomorrow, defensive backs are on the field to close out the workouts. Former Missouri Defensive End Michael Sam faced the media at the combine for the first time since the announcement that he was gay.
stralia's Jason Day needed 23 holes but held on for a win over France's Victor Dubuisson to win the WCG-Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain.