Friday Morning State Sports Summary
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:31:27 EST
Five different Detroit Red Wings players scored goals as Detroit beat the St. Louis Blues, 5-1, at the Scottrade Center last night. Daniel Cleary, Jakub Kindl (YA-cub KIN-dull) and Cory Emmerton each lit the lamp for the first time this season.
Damien Brunner netted his fifth goal of the season, while Valterri Flippula scored his third.
Petr Mrazek stopped 26 shots as the Red Wings improved to 5-4-and-1.
] scored the only goal for St. Louis. Brian Elliot allowed all five scores on 29 shots. The Blues are 6-and-4.
Detroit hosts Edmonton Saturday afternoon.
Nashville Predators 3, Los Angeles Kings 0
Buffalo Sabres 5, Montreal Canadiens 4 (SO)
New Jersey Devils 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
New York Rangers 4, New York Islanders 1
Florida Panthers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2 (SO)
Pittsburgh Penguins 5, Washington Capitals 2
Calgary Flames 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (OT)
Carolina Hurricanes 3, Ottawa Senators 2 (OT)
Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Winnipeg Jets 2
Detroit Red Wings 5, St. Louis Blues 1
Vancouver Canucks 4, Minnesota Wild 1
Chicago Blackhawks 6, Phoenix Coyotes 2
The University of Detroit Mercy beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee 82-74 last night on the road.
Jason Calliste had 22 points to help lead the Titans to their fourth win in a row, while Nick Minnerath contributed 18 and Doug Anderson and Ray McCallum each ended the night with 16.
UDM, 16-and-8 overall and 8-and-3 in Horizon League play, tips off against the Phoenix in Green Bay Saturday.
Oakland University edged out North Dakota State 66-63 for their fourth straight win last night at the O'Rena.
Travis Bader led the Golden Grizzlies with 23 points, Duke Mondy added 16 and Ryan Bass had 11. OU, 12-and-13 overall and 7-and-4 in the Summit League, hosts South Dakota State on Saturday.
MSU's Keith Appling and U-of-M's Trey Burke have been named finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, which is given to the country's top point guard each season.
The current list of 12 finalists will be narrowed to five on March 11th.
Appling is listed as questionable for Saturday's game against Purdue because of a partially dislocated right shoulder. Burke is averaging 18 points and seven assists this season.
Tyler Griffey made a lay up as time expired to lift the Illinois Fighting Illini over the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers, 74-72 last night. He finished with 14 points and eight rebounds for Illinois, which improved to 16-and-8 and 3-and-7 in the Big Ten.
D.J. Richardson tallied 23 points, while Brandon Paul helped out with 21 points in the win. Paul sank a pair of free throws with under 40 seconds left to tie the game.
Cody Zeller posted 14 points and nine boards for Indiana, which dropped to 20-and-3 and 8-and-2 in conference play. Will Sheehey added 13 points in the setback.
(Top-25 College Basketball)
Illinois 74, (1) Indiana 72
(4) Duke 98, North Carolina State 85
(6) Gonzaga 82, Pepperdine 56
Colorado 48, (19) Oregon 47
Texas A&M 70, (21) Missouri 68
The Detroit Pistons return to the court tonight as the San Antonio Spurs visit The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Tip-off is 7:30 p.m.
Detroit has lost their last three games, including a 93-90 decision to the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, to fall to 18-and-32. Forward Andre Drummond is listed as doubtful against the Spurs with a sore lower back.
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will defend his title at the All-Star Skills Challenge.
Parker is joined by Jeremy Lin of the hometown Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard.
The Eastern Conference will feature guards Jrue Holiday from the Philadelphia 76ers, Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks and the Detroit Pistons' Brandon Knight.
Parker can become the second player ever to win this event in back-to-back seasons. The competition will take place Saturday, February 16th in Houston.
Jason Kidd won the first title in 2003.
Boston Celtics 116, Los Angeles 95
Denver Nuggets 128, Chicago Bulls 96
Hunter Mahan and Russell Knox both went 6-under par on Thursday and they share the lead after one round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Mahan played his round on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, while Knox played on the par-70 Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club.
Seung-Yul Noh had reached minus-7, but he bogeyed his final two holes for a 5- under 67. He was joined at minus-5 by Ted Potter, Jr., Matt Every, Greg Owen, Ryuji Imada and Scott Langley.
Defending champion Phil Mickelson carded a pair of late bogeys en route to a 1-under 69, which left him tied for 57th.