Friday State Sports Summary
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 06:09:07 EST


MICHIGAN IMPROVES TO 15 AND 1 ON THE SEASON, AS THE WOLVERINES
DEFEAT RUTGERS, 71 TO 64, LAST NIGHT AT CRISLER CENTER. FRANZ
WAGNER HAD 20 POINTS AND 7 REBOUNDS TO LEAD MICHIGAN TO THAT WIN.
NEXT UP FOR THE WOLVERINES: THEY'LL BATTLE #4 OHIO STATE IN A
NATIONALLY TELEVISED GAME ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN COLUMBUS.....


A FIVE-GAME ROAD TRIP CONTINUES TONIGHT FOR THE PISTONS…..AS
THEY’RE IN MEMPHIS FOR A GAME AGAINST THE GRIZZLIES. TIP-OFF IS AT
8…….


MEANWHILE, THE LAKERS’ LeBRON JAMES AND THE NETS’ KEVIN DURANT
WERE OFFICIALLY NAMED AS THE CAPTAINS FOR NEXT MONTH’S ALL-STAR
GAME IN ATLANTA. THE STARTERS FOR THAT GAME WERE ANNOUNCED
LAST NIGHT, WHILE THE RESERVES - WHICH COULD INCLUDE THE PISTONS’
JERAMI GRANT - WILL BE REVEALED ON TUESDAY……..


ALSO BACK IN GAME ACTION TONIGHT ARE THE RED WINGS….WHO WILL
CLASH WITH THE FLORIDA PANTHERS AT LITTLE CAESARS’ ARENA. FACEOFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 7…….
AS EXPECTED, THE MICHIGAN BOARD OF REGENTS APPROVED A FIVE-YEAR
CONTRACT EXTENSION ON THURSDAY FOR CURRENT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
WARDE MANUEL. MANUEL HAS BEEN MICHIGAN'S ATHLETIC DIRECTOR SINCE
2016


IN A POST ON TWITTER YESTERDAY, JOE MILTON CONFIRMS THAT HE’S
DECIDED TO LEAVE THE MICHIGAN FOOTBALL PROGRAM AND HAS ENTERED
HIS NAME INTO THE NCAA’S TRANSFER PORTAL……….


THERE WAS A TRADE OF NOTE IN THE NFL YESTERDAY……..AS THE
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES DEAL QUARTERBACK CARSON WENTZ TO THE
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS, IN EXCHANGE FOR A PAIR OF DRAFT PICKS…




   

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