Monday Morning Sports Recap

 

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Minnesota 75, Michigan 67
Daniel Oturu scored a career-high 30 points and Minnesota went on a late 11-0 run to beat the 19th ranked Wolverines 75-67. Marcus Carr had 21 points and 12 assists for Minnesota, while Alihan Demir scored 13 points. Zavier Simpson had 19 points and nine assists for Michigan with Franz Wagner adding 17 points. The Gophers pulled away late after a back-and-forth second half. Oturu scored in the low post with 3 minutes left to put Minnesota ahead for good.

Purdue 71, Michigan State 42
Purdue got 16 points from Trevion Williams and relied on a staunch defense to pull off a 71-42 upset over the 8th ranked Spartans. The victory ends the Boilermakers’ two-game losing streak. It’s also Purdue’s second victory over a Top 10 foe this season and its 15th consecutive home win over a Big Ten opponent. Cassius Winston led the Spartans with 10 points but also had nine turnovers. The Spartans’ eight-game winning streak came to an end. Michigan State finished with a season-low point total and lost for the first time since Dec. 3.

 

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
North Carolina State 90, Notre Dame 56
Maryland 77, Michigan 49
Michigan state 69, Wisconsin 52

 

NBA
The Pistons, Bulls, & Pacers were off

Around the league…
New York 124, Miami 121
Utah 127, Washington 116
Brooklyn 108, Atlanta 86
Memphis 122, Golden State 102
San Antonio 105, Toronto 104
Phoenix 100, Charlotte 92
Denver 114, L.A. Clippers 104

Tonight…
New Orleans at Detroit, 7:00
Chicago at Boston, 7:30
Philadelphia at Indiana, 7:00

 

NHL
Buffalo 5, Detroit 1
Evan Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Rodrigues entered with no goals in 25 games this season, but he ended that drought with a couple quick tallies against the Red Wings. Zemgus Girgensons also scored in the first period for the Sabres. Zach Bogosian and Rasmus Ristolainen later scored for Buffalo. Madison Bowey had the only goal for Detroit. The Red Wings have the worst record in the NHL. They actually came in with a modest two-game winning streak, but Detroit couldn’t overcome its poor start in this one.

Elsewhere…
The Blackhawks were off
Nashville 1, Winnipeg 0
Vancouver 4, Minnesota 1
Pittsburgh 4, Arizona 3  SO
Florida 8, Toronto 4
New Jersey 3, Tampa Bay 1

 

NFL PLAYOFFS
Kansas City 51, Houston 31
The Chiefs will host Tennessee Sunday for the AFC Championship. Kickoff is at 3:05 on 106.1 & 1400 WSJM Sports.

Green Bay 28, Seattle 23
The Packers will be at San Francisco Sunday for the NFC Championship. Kickoff is at 6:40 on 106.1 & 1400 WSJM Sports.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
#1 LSU vs. #2 Clemson, 8:00 (live on 106.1 & 1400 WSJM Sports)

 

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Boys’ basketball tonight…
Lawton at Michigan Lutheran, 7:30

Girls’ basketball tonight…
Benton Harbor at Brandywine, 7:00
Lake Michigan Catholic at Lawrence, 7:00
Niles at Berrien Springs, 6:00

 

 

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