Monday Morning State Sports Summary
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:57:05 EST
Torrey Mitchell's second period goal held up as the Minnesota Wild edged the
Detroit Red Wings 3-2 at Xcel Energy Center last night.
Damien Brunner and Pavel Datsyuk (PAH-vehl daht-SOOK) both lit the lamp for
Detroit, which has lost three straight.
Petr Mrazek allowed all three goals on 24 total shots in defeat. The Red Wings
start a three-game homestand Thursday against Columbus.
Chicago Blackhawks 3, Los Angeles Kings 2
Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Buffalo Sabres 3
Boston Bruins 3, Winnipeg Jets 2
Calgary Flames 4, Dallas Stars 3
Minnesota Wild 3, Detroit Red Wings 2
New York Rangers 2, Washington Capitals 1
St. Louis Blues 4, Vancouver Canucks 3 (SO)
Trey Burke scored 29 points and Glenn Robinson III added 21 with 10 rebounds, as
the fourth-ranked Michigan Wolverines kept Penn State winless in Big Ten play
with a 79-71 victory at the Crisler Center yesterday afternoon.
Nik Stauskas chipped in 18 points for Michigan (22-4, 9-4 Big Ten), which had
lost three of its last four and was coming off a humbling 75-52 loss at
Michigan State on Tuesday.
The Wolverines host Illinois on Sunday.
Adreian Payne posted 15 points and 14 rebounds to power Michigan State past
Nebraska, 73-64 on Saturday.
Keith Appling had a team-high 16 points for Michigan State, which improved to
22-and-4 and 11-and-2 in the Big Ten. Derrick Nix chipped in with 13 points and
11 boards in the win.
The Spartans host top-ranked Indiana tomorrow.
(Top-25 College Basketball)
(3) Miami-FL 45, Clemson 43
(4) Michigan 79, Penn State 71
(9) Arizona 68, Utah 64
(12) Louisville 59, South Florida 41
(20) Wisconsin 71, (13) Ohio State 49
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight fell short of the All-Star Skills
Competition finals on Saturday night.
He, along with Jeff Teague of Atlanta and Jrue Holiday from Philadelphia, were
the representatives from the Eastern Conference. Holiday went to the finals out
of the East and lost to Portland's Damian Lillard.
Knight was apart of Team Chuck's 163-135 victory over Team Shaq on Friday. He
scored 10 points with six assists in 20 minutes.
The Detroit Pistons start the second half of the NBA season tomorrow night at
home against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Pistons won three-of-four heading into the All-Star break. Detroit is
21-and-33 and six-and-a-half games back of the Bucks for the eight and final
postseason spot in the East. Memphis is 33-and-18 on the season.
Chris Paul posted 20 points, 15 assists and four steals to lead the Western
Conference over the Eastern Conference 143-138 at the NBA All-Star Game in
Paul was named the game's MVP.
Kevin Durant scored 30 points with six rebounds for the West, which has won
three straight over the East.
Blake Griffin added 19 points for the winning side. Carmelo Anthony tallied 26
points and 12 boards for the East.
Dwyane Wade added 21 points and seven assists in defeat. LeBron James totalled
19 points and five assists in the loss.
WEST 143, EAST 138
Danica Patrick is the first female in NASCAR history to win the pole for the
One day after recording the fastest lap in practice, Patrick made her qualifying
lap around the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway at 196.434 mph to grab
the top starting position for the February 24th season-opener in the Sprint Cup
Patrick says she understands the history that has been made.
Jeff Gordon will share the front row with Patrick in the Daytona 500.
The three-time winner of NASCAR's most prestigious race of the season turned a
lap at 196.292 mph. The rest of the 43-car field will be set following
Thursday's twin-qualifying races at Daytona.
President Obama is fresh off a round of golf with Tiger Woods.
The two teed off at the Floridian Yacht and Golf Club today.
It was the first time that Woods and Obama had ever hit the links together. The
president is on a three-day golf getaway in Florida while First Lady Michelle
Obama is in Colorado on a ski vacation with the couple's daughters.
There was no word on who had the lowest score.