Wednesday State Sports Summary
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:37:56 EST


HUGE WIN LAST NIGHT FOR MICHIGAN STATE…….AS THE SPARTANS STUN
FIFTH-RANKED ILLINOIS, 81 TO 72, AT THE BRESLIN CENTER. GOOD NIGHT IN
THE WIN FOR JOSH LANGFORD, WHO HAD 13 POINTS AND A CAREER-HIGH 16
REBOUNDS. THAT VICTORY IMPROVES MSU'S RECORD TO 12 AND 9 ON THE
SEASON, AND ALSO IMPROVES THEIR CHANCES OF MAKING THE NCAA
TOURNAMENT NEXT MONTH…….


ELSEWHERE IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL LAST NIGHT: CENTRAL MICHIGAN
LOSES TO MIAMI OF OHIO, 96 TO 54; BOWLING GREEN DEFEATS EASTERN
MICHIGAN, 82 TO 69......


IT WAS ALSO A GOOD NIGHT FOR THE PISTONS……WHO DEFEAT THE
ORLANDO MAGIC, 105 TO 93, LAST NIGHT IN ORLANDO. ROOKIE SABEN (SAYBIN) LEE HAD 21 POINTS OFF THE BENCH TO LEAD DETROIT’S OFFENSIVE
ATTACK………


FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK, THE RED WINGS GET SHUT OUT IN A
GAME……AS THEY FALL TO THE NASHVILLE PREDATORS, 2 TO NOTHING, AT
LITTLE CAESARS’ ARENA……..


TIGER WOODS REMAINS IN A LOS ANGELES-AREA HOSPITAL THIS
MORNING……AFTER SUFFERING A COMPOUND FRACTURE OF HIS RIGHT LEG
AND ANKLE IN A CAR ACCIDENT YESTERDAY. REPORTEDLY, THE 45-YEAR
OLD WOODS WAS HEADED TO A PHOTO SHOOT FEATURING DREW BREES
AND JUSTIN HERBERT AT THE TIME OF HIS ACCIDENT………


LIONS’ SPECIAL ASSISTANT CHRIS SPIELMAN - IN HIS FIRST PUBLIC COMMENT
SINCE THE TRADE OF MATTHEW STAFFORD TO THE LOS ANGELES RAMS
LAST MONTH - PRAISED NEW QUARTERBACK JARED GOFF - WHO WAS
ACQUIRED IN THAT DEAL - DURING AN INTERVIEW ON THE TICKET IN
DETROIT. IN ADDITION, SPIELMAN ALSO CONFIRMED THAT OWNER SHIELA
FORD HAMP HAS BEEN SITTING IN ON THE ORGANIZATION'S RECENT
MEETINGS CONCERNING FREE AGENCY AND THE REBUILD OF THE TEAM'S
ROSTER UNDER NEW HEAD COACH DAN CAMPBELL AND NEW G.M. BRAD
HOLMES……….


MEANWHILE, LIONS’ WIDE RECEIVER QUINTEZ (QUINN-TEZZ) CEPHUS (SEEFUSS) FILED A LAWSUIT YESTERDAY AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF
WISCONSIN, CLAIMING THAT SCHOOL OFFICIALS ‘SCAPEGOATED’ HIM DURING
A 2018 SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION THAT LED TO HIM BRIEFLY BEING
THROWN OUT OF THAT SCHOOL. CEPHUS WAS ACQUITTED BY A JURY IN
2019 AND WAS ALLOWED TO RETURN TO THE BADGERS’ FOOTBALL
PROGRAM THAT SAME YEAR……




   

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