Michigan Sports

Utah Jazz power past Detroit Pistons, 100-94

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points and Rudy Gobert tied a career high with 25 rebounds to propel Utah past the Detroit Pistons 100-94 on Monday night. Kyle Korver had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to help the Jazz win for the sixth time in seven games. Gobert ...

Salem taking over as Michigan State offensive coordinator

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio is standing by his assistant coaches after a disappointing season for Michigan State. Dantonio announced several changes within his staff Thursday, but they all involved current assistants taking on new roles. The ...

Harbaugh hires Gattis away from Alabama to be Michigan’s OC

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh bounced back from losing two assistants to rival Ohio State with what looks like a strong addition to his staff. Harbaugh hired Josh Gattis away from Alabama to be his offensive coordinator after losing ...

Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102

By ROB GLOSTER Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings won the battle behind the 3-point line and never trailed in a victory against the Blake Griffin-less Detroit Pistons. Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the ...

No. 2 Michigan beats Illinois 79-69 to improve to 16-0

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Zavier Simpson scored 16 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 15 and No. 2 Michigan beat Illinois 79-69 on Thursday night to improve to 16-0. Michigan (4-0 Big Ten) and Virginia are the only unbeaten teams in the country. The Wolverines jumped to a 7-0 lead and easily held off ...

Michigan State Spartans men shake off slow start to throttle Purdue, 77-59

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Cassius Winston shook off a slow start and took over when No. 6 Michigan State needed him most against Purdue. Winston began with a 16-plus-minute scoreless stretch but finished with 23 points, helping the Spartans pull away to beat the ...

Montreal Canadiens hold off Detroit Red Wings, 3-2

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Jeff Petry finally scored a goal against the Red Wings in Detroit, and it turned out to be decisive. Petry scored 19 seconds into the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday night. Petry, a ...

Detroit Pistons can’t hold early lead vs. San Antonio Spurs, fall 119-107

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — San Antonio was already down eight points when the Spurs took a timeout around the midway point of the first quarter. Then, after a turnover led to a Detroit dunk, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called another timeout, just 14 seconds after the ...

Penn’s 3 helps Indiana women beat No. 15 Michigan State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jaelynn Penn scored 17 points including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute to give Indiana a 68-64 victory over No. 15 Michigan State on Sunday. The victory was the first for the Hoosiers (14-1, 3-0 Big Ten) over a top-15 team since Jan. 31, 2010. Indiana, ...

Capitals rally in third to edge Red Wings 3-2

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — On another fruitless night for their power play, the Washington Capitals needed scoring from some unlikely sources. Michal Kempny and Travis Boyd scored in the third period, and the Capitals snapped their three-game losing streak with a 3-2 ...

No. 2 Michigan stays unbeaten, beats No. 21 Indiana 74-63

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan got Indiana's best players in foul trouble in the opening minutes and took full advantage, building a cushion it used to stay undefeated. Charles Matthew scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help the second-ranked ...

Detroit Red Wings lose 6th straight, 5-3 to Calgary Flames

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Johnny Gaudreau capped a memorable day with another splendid performance. Gaudreau had a goal and three assists, and the Calgary Flames rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Earlier in the day, Gaudreau was named ...

Detroit Pistons snap losing streak to end road trip at Memphis

By CLAY BAILEY Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In the closing minutes of a four-game trip, the Detroit Pistons had enough energy to end the journey on a good note. With a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter, the Pistons built a double-digit lead and snapped their three-game losing streak with ...

Coach Jim Harbaugh’s 4th year with Michigan Wolverines ends with thud

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Jim Harbaugh shook up his coaching staff nearly a year ago as he entered his fourth season at Michigan. For a while, the moves looked good. The Wolverines won 10 straight games after opening the season with a seven-point loss at Notre Dame, ...