Nik Stauskas and the #2 seed Michigan Wolverines are headed to the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis. They will face the #11 seed Tennessee on Friday night with tip-off scheduled for 7:15pm over on Newsradio WOOD 1300 & 106.9 FM.
Branden Dawson and the #4 seed Michigan St. Spartans will head to the Big Apple for their Sweet 16 date with top-seed Virginia. The Spartans and Cavaliers will square off at Madison Square Garden at 9:57pm on Friday night.
Tigers closer Joe Nathan allowed four runs in the top of the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins sank Detroit (8-4) yesterday in Spring Training action. Nathan took the loss after only recording one out. The Tigers will take on the Pirates today in Bradenton at 1:05pm. In other Tigers news, reliever Bruce Rondon will join the list of pitchers missing 2014 due to Tommy John surgery.
Matt Moulson scored in overtime to lift the Minnesota Wild to a (4-3) win over the Red Wings last night. Tomas Tatar tied the game at three midway through the third period for Detroit, but the Red Wings couldn't make it 4 wins in a row. Gustav Nyquist had two goals.
The Grand Rapids Griffins went 2 for 3 in the win column over the weekend with (4-1) and (3-2) victories over Iowa, but lost last night in Chicago (6-2) to the Wolves.
In the NBA, the Pistons will end their 4-game road trip tonight in Salt Lake City against the Utah Jazz. Game time is 9pm.
Ferris St. hockey lost Saturday night (4-1) to Minnesota St. in the WCHA Final Five Championship game, but found out yesterday that they are the #2 seed in the Midwest Regional and will face #3 seed Colgate at 4:30pm on Friday in Cincinnati.
And finally, congratulations to the Muskegon Big Reds boys varisty basketball team for winning the Class A State Championship over the weekend - (91-67) over Bloomfield Hills. It was Muskegon's first state championship in boys basketball since 1937, and they also became the 19th. team in Class A MHSAA history to finish the season undefeated - (28-0)! The last team to do so was Rockford - (28-0) in 2003.