Monday Morning State Sports Summary
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:35:20 EST
Nick Leddy lit the lamp in overtime to send the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 win over the visiting Detroit Red Wings last night in Detroit.
Chicago is off to its best start in franchise history at 6-and-0. Duncan Keith scored on the power play less than three minutes into the game while Corey Crawford made 29 saves for the victory.
Johan Franzen scored the lone goal for the Wings, who dropped to 2-2-and-1. Jimmy Howard made 25 saves in the setback.
Chicago Blackhawks 2, Detroit Red Wings 1 (OT)
Washington Capitals 3, Buffalo Sabres 2
Pittsburgh Penguins 2, Ottawa Senators 1 (SO)
Montreal Canadiens 4, New Jersey Devils 3 (OT)
Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Philadelphia Flyers 1
St. Louis Blues 5, Minnesota Wild 4 (OT)
Winnipeg Jets 5, New York Islanders 4 (OT)
San Jose Sharks 4, Vancouver Canucks 1
Trey Burke tallied 19 points, five assists and five rebounds as the second-ranked Michigan Wolverines topped the Illinois Fighting Illini, 74-60 last night on the road.
Nik Stauskas added 14 points for Michigan, while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glen Robinson the Third chipped in with 12 points.
With the win, U-of-M improved to 19-and-1 and 6-and-1 in the Big Ten. They also could take the number-one spot in top-25 poll after Duke lost to Miami (FL) this week.
The Wolverines host Northwestern on Wednesday.
Victor Oladipo racked up 21 points, seven rebounds and six steals as seventh-ranked Indiana held off number-13 Michigan State 75-70 in Big Ten action at Assembly Hall yesterday.
Christian Watford posted 12 points and six boards, while Kevin Ferrell had 11 points for the Hoosiers, who have won three in-a-row to up their mark to 18-and-2 and 6-and-1 in conference play.
Gary Harris netted 21 points and Adreian Payne added 18 points and nine boards for the Spartans, who fell to 17-and-4 and 6-and-2.
The Northern Illinois men's basketball team set a new low, literally, in Saturday's loss to Eastern Michigan.
The Huskies scored just four points in the first half, breaking its own Division One record for fewest points in an opening half of a game in the shot clock era.
On December 1st, NIU scored just five points against Dayton.
The Huskies shot 3.2-percent in the half, which also set a record. Northern Illinois finished the game by hitting 8-of-61 shots, good for 13.1-percent, and another record. Eastern Michigan won the game, 42-25.
(Top-25 College Basketball)
(2) Michigan 74, Illinois 60
(7) Indiana 75, (13) Michigan State 70
(17) Creighton 81, Southern Illinois 51
(25) Miami-Florida 71, Florida State 47
Brandon Knight scored 31 points on 12-of-16 shooting with five hits from behind the arc to lead the Detroit Pistons past the Orlando Magic, 104-102 yesterday.
Greg Monroe added 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Will Bynum scored nine points and dished out 12 helpers in 20 minutes off the bench. Detroit moved to 17-and-27.
J.J. Redick also scored 31 points in the loss.
The Pistons are back in action tomorrow against Milwaukee.
L-A Lakers 105. Oklahoma City Thunder 97
Boston Celtics 100, Miami Heat 98 (2OT)
Detroit Pistons 104, Orlando Magic 102
New Orleans Hornets 91, Memphis Grizzlies 83
New York Knicks 106, Atlanta Hawks 104
Dallas Mavericks 110, Phoenix Suns 95
Los Angeles Clippers 96, Portland Trail Blazers 83
Russell Wilson threw for 98 yards and three touchdowns to help the NFC dismantle the AFC 62-35 in the Pro Bowl.
Eli Manning tossed for a pair of scores, while Drew Brees added one for the NFC All-Stars. Game MVP Kyle Rudolph made five catches for 122 yards and a TD while Victor Cruz had 10 grabs for 96 yards and a score.
Ndamukong Suh (en-DOM-ih-kin soo) had a pair of tackles. Don Muhlbach was also selected to the Pro Bowl. Calvin Johnson did not play despite earning a spot on the roster.
Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel threw and ran for a touchdown in the opening quarter of the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, and the South defeated the North 21-16 in the 64th annual meeting of the top college seniors.
Miami-Florida running back Mike James rushed for the eventual game-winning score with 2:41 left to play for the South, which was coached by the Detroit Lions staff.
Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson made two catches for 21 yards in the loss.
Up next for the NFL hopeful prospects is the combine, which starts February 20th.
The fourth round of the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open was suspended due to darkness on Sunday with Tiger Woods in control.
Woods finished seven holes in his final round and was six-under-par for the day, putting him at 17-under for the tournament.
He holds a six-shot advantage over defending champion Brandt Snedeker. Play is scheduled to resume Monday at 2:10 p.m. Eastern.
World number-one Novak Djokovic (no-VAK JOKE-uh-vitch) made history on Sunday by winning his third straight Australian Open title.
Djokovic dropped the first set tiebreak before mounting a comeback for a 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, 6-2 victory over third-seeded Andy Murray in the men's final at Rod Laver Arena.
Djokovic is the first-ever man to three-peat at the Aussie in the Open Era, since 1968.