Friday Sports Summary 03-10-23
Fri, 10 Mar 2023 12:12:26 EST


LOCAL SPORTS

March 10th

Boys Basketball:

Division 3 District Title at Tawas:
Alcona vs Whittemore Prescott/Tawas Winner at 7 p.m.

Division 4 District Title at Onaway:
Onaway vs Inland Lakes at 7 p.m.

Division 4 District Title at Mio:
Mio vs Hillman at 7 p.m.

STATEWIDE SPORTS

After losing a must-win in the conference tournament and the NCAA tournament likely out of reach, Michigan coach Juwan Howard says their next step is up in the air. The Wolverines finish the season with a record of 17 and 15, which is expected to land them an invitation to the NIT, although it's unclear yet if Michigan will accept the bid to that post-season Tournament.

Michigan State learned their opening opponent for the Big 10 tournament 13-seed Ohio State survived and advanced again, upsetting Iowa, 73-69 it'll be the Buckeyes vs Spartans in Chicago.

Make it 10 in a row the Pistons fall, 113-103, at home vs the Hornets. James Wiseman had 16 points and 13 rebounds, but said afterwards that it's tough to have to play from behind every night. They were down a dozen in the first half. Coach Bill Lambier and the 2003 Championship shock were honored during the game including Rookie of the year Cheryl Ford.

In baseball, the Tigers keep on rolling with another win yesterday afternoon against the Pirates, 10-7. The Tigers scored FIVE runs in the top of the 7th inning. The Tigers have another game today against the Yankees at about 1 p.m.

In hockey, the Red Wings have two of their toughest games yet, both against the Boston Bruins over the weekend. The first game will be on the road tomorrow at 1 p.m. and then at home on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

And as expected, the Lions didnít receive any of the 37 NFL compensatory picks given out by the league. They await the start of free agency next week.


   

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