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.
No. 24 Michigan avoided a scare from Detroit on Thursday night with a 71-62 win. Michigan trailed at the half 28-27 and the game was tied at 52-52 with 5:33 to play, but the Wolverines went on a 16-1 run to pull away and seal their third straight victory. Caris LeVert had 21 points, while Zak Irvin scored 18 and Derrick Walton 16 for Michigan. The Titans were led by Juwon Howard
A late rally by the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night fell a little short in an 88-86 loss to the Phoenix Suns. Brandon Jennings scored 19 points and Greg Monroe added 18 for the Pistons, who have lost three in a row. Detroit plays at Atlanta on Friday.