Tuesday Afternoon State Sports Headlines
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:07:03 EST
Rodney Stuckey will return to the Pistons' lineup Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks at The Palace. Detroit coach Lawrence Frank and Stuckey said the disagreement that led to Stuckey's one-game benching was not a major issue. Stuckey was benched for the Pistons' game in Orlando on Sunday, a 104-102 Detroit victory. The Pistons are 17-and-27 on the year, ten games behind the Central Division-leading Chicago Bulls.

The Red Wings will play host to the Dallas Stars tonight at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit is coming off a 2-1 overtime loss to the Blackhawks on Sunday in Chicago. Valtteri Filppula is expected to play for the Red Wings after missing practice the past two days to rest a sore knee. Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl will play tonight after being a healthy scratch on Sunday. The Red Wings are 2-2-and-1, seven points behind the Blackhawks in the Central Division.

Oakland University guard Travis Bader is Summit League Player of the Week. Bader averaged 36.5 points in two Golden Grizzlies wins, including a career high 47-point outing against IUPUI, where he made 11-of-18 three-pointers, a new school record. OU is on the road to take on Nebraska Omaha on Saturday.

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