Sports: Wings in in OT 4-3
The Red Wings beat Ottawa 4-3 in overtime win last night. Dylan Larkin, Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan had the regulation goals for Detroit as they built a 3-1 lead in the first two periods. But the Senators managed two goals against Jimmy Howard in the third to send it into overtime. Howard made 22 saves in the victory. Tomas Tatar found the net for the win and the two points, just two minutes into OT. The Wings are home tomorrow night to host the Washington Capitals.
Cincinnati lost its first game of the season and on their home turf, as the Houston Texans pull off a 10-6 win on "Monday Night Football". There were a lot of mistakes by the Bengals, including an interception and two lost fumbles. A 4th quarter pass from T.J Yates to DeAndre Hopkins was the difference in the game, as the Bengals could manage just two field goals. Yates replaced Brian Hoyer, who left the game with a concussion.
Carolina and New England are the NFL’s only undefeated teams, with 9-0 records.
The Lions are home to play Oakland this Sunday. 12 pm on WBCK.
The Michigan basketball team beat Elon 88-68. Duncan Robinson made every shot he took for Michigan, scoring 19 points. The 6-foot-8 Robinson sat out last season after transferring from Division III Williams. Derrick Walton added 24 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Michigan, and Zak Irvin played his first game since having back surgery in the offseason. Michigan plays Xavier this Friday night.
MSU plays fifth-ranked Kansas tonight in the Champions Classic at Chicago tonight. MSU junior center Gavin Schilling is out for a few games with turf toe. Broadcast at 9….tip at 10 on WBCK. The Tom Izzo Show airs Wednesday at 7 on WBCK.
MSU hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday. Broadcast time is 6pm on Mix 104.9 WBXX. (Be listening for your chance to win two tickets on WBCK)
MSU hosts EMU this Monday at 6pm on WBCK. (Be listening for your chance to win two tickets on WBCK)
Michigan State remained at No. 13 in Monday's newly released Associated Press Top-25 basketball poll, while Michigan moved up one spot to No. 24.
The Pistons went 2-and-4 on its six-game road trip. They are 5-and-5 overall and host Cleveland tonight at the Palace.
Three big State Quarterfinal matches are tonight…..
Class D No. 2-ranked St. Philip takes on No. 8-ranked Mendon at 7pm at Lakeview High School.
Class B Harper Creek (51-5-2) takes on Coopersville (39-9) tonight at 7 p.m. at Allegan High School.
Class C No. 1 ranked Bronson plays Grand Rapids North Pointe Christian at Vicksburg High School.
High School Football
Two area high school football teams are still in it, going into this week. Coldwater beat St. Joseph and they’ll play Chelsea at the state semi final this Saturday at 1pm at Jackson’s Withington Stadium. The winner heads to the finals at Ford Field. St. Phillip plays Powers North Central at Greenville on Friday night for the 8-Player Division crown. Broadcast time is 6:35pm on WBCK. It’s been 30 years since St. Phillip won a state title. Coach Mike Hume led them to a Class D State Championship in a 13-0 that season.
The 9-and-1 Michigan State Spartans have a big Saturday showdown at unbeaten Ohio State …2pm on WBCK. Michigan State sophomore defensive tackle Malik McDowell has been named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.
Thursday at 7pm, it’s the Mark Dantonio Show on WBCK.
Michigan is on the road at Penn State this Saturday…on Mix 104-9.
Michigan senior quarterback Jake Rudock and junior receiver Jehu Chesson were named the co-Big Ten Offensive Players of the Week on Monday afternoon.
The field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship is set. Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. and Jeff Gordon will battle it out for the title next Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.