Michigan State beat Oklahoma 62-58 to advance to the Elite 8 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Travis Trice had 24 and Denzel Valentine had 18 to pace the Spartans, who will face Louisville on Sunday.
Reggie Jackson had a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and ten assists, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 111-97 win at Orlando on Friday. It was the Pistons fourth win in a row. Tayshaun Prince added 23 points, and Andre Drummond had 16. Detroit plays at Miami on Sunday.
Patrick Marleau scored twice in the third period to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 6-4 win over the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday. Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar, Stephen Weiss, and Henrik Zetterberg got credit for the Detroit goals. The Red Wings host Tampa Bay on Saturday.