The Detroit Pistons losing streak has reached four games after a 99-89 loss in Atlanta on Friday night. Josh Smith led the Pistons with 16 points, while DJ Augustin added 14. The Pistons play in Milwaukee on Tuesday.
No. 24 Michigan State pounded visiting Loyola-Chicago 87-52 on Friday night in East Lansing. Five players scored in double figures led by Brandon Dawson and Marvin Clark, who had 15 each. Matt Costello and Travis Trice added 13 each, and Denzel Valentine had 12. The Spartans host Santa Clara on Monday.
The Detroit Red Wings came back from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits on Thursday night, to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 in Manitoba. Tomas Tatar had two goals, including the game winner, while Justin Abdelkader picked up a goal and an assist. Johan Franzen also scored for the Wings, who wrap up a three game road trip on Saturday night with a game in Toronto.