The New York Knicks ended an eight game losing streak with a 121-115 double overtime victory at the Palace on Friday night over the Pistons. Greg Monroe had 28 points for the Pistons, but missed several key free throws in overtime to cost his team the game. Andre Drummond had 21 but fouled out in the first OT period. Detroit is at Washington on Saturday.
Luke Glendening scored with 1:15 left in the third period to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win in San Jose on Thursday night. Pavel Datsyuk and Teemu Pulkkinen also scored for the Wings, who wrap up a six game road trip on Saturday afternoon in Nashville.
The Port Huron High hockey team won the MAC-Blue title out right on Thursday with a 6-3 win over Fraser. It is the first league title for the Big Reds since 2009-10. Will Kriewall had a goal and three assist in the victory. Port Huron will face rival Marysville in the first game of the playoffs on Tuesday, with the winner to face Port Huron Northern on Thursday.
Michigan State was shocked at home 96-90 in overtime by Minnesota. Denzel Valentine scored 27 and Travis Trice added 21 for the Spartans. Michigan State travels to Wisconsin this weekend.
The Detroit Pistons led 62-53 at the half, but were held to just 31 second half points, and lost 102-93 to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Reggie Jackson had 22 and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 21. The Pistons host New York at the Palace on Friday.
The Detroit Red Wings got a point in Anaheim, but blew a 2-0 lead in the third period and lost 4-3 in shootout to the Ducks. Pavel Datsyuk had two goals and Riley Sheahan had the other for Detroit. The Wings play in Los Angeles on Tuesday night in the fourth game of a six game road trip.
Michigan State ran its winning streak to four in a row with a 60-53 win at Illinois on Sunday night. Denzel Valentine scored 20 and Travis Trice added 18 in the victory. Michigan State is back home on Thursday to face Minnesota.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 26 as the Detroit Pistons won their second in a row, beating the Washington Wizards 106-89 at the Palace on Sunday. Andre Drummond added 18, Reggie Jackson 17, and Greg Monroe 15 for Detroit. The Pistons finish a three game home stand on Tuesday against Cleveland.
Michigan snapped a five game losing streak, shocking No. 24 Ohio State on Sunday 64-57 in Ann Arbor. Spike Albrecht had 16 and Zak Irvin added 15 to lead the Wolverines. Michigan is at Maryland next Saturday.
In a wild game the Detroit Red Wings came back twice in the third period from two goals down, to beat the Dallas Stars 7-6 in overtime. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice, including the game tying goal with the goalie out for an extra attacker, and added two assists for the Wings. Jakub Kindl also had two goals for Detroit, while Niklas Kronwall (OT winner), Justin Abdelkader, and Gustav