Tuesday State Sports Summary
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 05:36:39 EDT


BAYLOR WINS IT’S FIRST EVER NCAA TOURNAMENT TITLE………..AS THE
BEARS STUN HEAVILY FAVORED GONZAGA, 86 TO 70, LAST NIGHT IN
INDIANAPOLIS. BAYLOR GUARD JARED BUTLER WAS NAMED THE MOST
OUTSTANDING PLAYER OF THE ‘FINAL FOUR’……AFTER SCORING 22 POINTS
IN LAST NIGHT’S WIN……….


FOLLOWING THE GAME, VEGAS ODDSMAKERS INSTALLED GONZAGA AS THE
EARLY FAVORITE TO WIN THE 2022 NCAA TOURNAMENT TITLE………


OFFICIALS AT CENTRAL MICHIGAN CONFIRM IN A RELEASE ON MONDAY THAT
THEY'VE FIRED HEAD BASKETBALL COACH KENO DAVIS. DAVIS WON 142
GAMES DURING HIS NINE YEARS WITH THE CHIPPEWAS PROGRAM, WINNING
2 DIVISION TITLES OVER THAT STRETCH.....


SEVEN PLAYERS WOULD SCORE IN DOUBLE FIGURES LAST NIGHT FOR THE
PISTONS………..AS THEY SILENCED THE THUNDER, 132 TO 108, IN OKLAHOMA
CITY. JERAMI (JEREMY) GRANT LED THAT BALANCED SCORING ATTACK WITH
A GAME-HIGH 21 POINTS…….


THE TIGERS LOSE THEIR SECOND IN A ROW…….AS THEY FALL TO THE
MINNESOTA TWINS, 15 TO 6, YESTERDAY AT COMERICA PARK. OUTFIELDER
AKIL (AH-KEEL) BADDOO (BAH-DOO) - FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT DAY - WAS A
BRIGHT SPOT FOR THE TIGERS, DRIVING IN FOUR RUNS WITH A GRAND SLAM
IN THE BOTTOM OF THE 9th INNING………


THE LIONS ADD SOME DEPTH TO THEIR SECONDARY LAST NIGHT, BY SIGNING
FREE AGENT CORNERBACK QUINTON DUNBAR TO A ONE-YEAR DEAL……..


MEANWHILE, THERE WAS A HUGE TRADE IN THE NFL ON MONDAY……..AS THE
NEW YORK JETS SEND QUARTERBACK SAM DARNOLD TO THE CAROLINA
PANTHERS IN EXCHANGE FOR THREE DRAFT PICKS. THAT DEAL CLEARS THE
WAY FOR THE JETS TO SELECT BYU QUARTERBACK ZACH WILSON WITH THE
#2 OVERALL PICK IN THIS MONTH’S NFL DRAFT……….


AFTER LOSING 3 OF 4 ON A JUST COMPLETED FLORIDA ROAD TRIP………THE
WINGS ARE BACK AT LITTLE CAESARS’ ARENA TONIGHT, FOR A GAME
AGAINST THE NASHVILLE PREDATORS. THAT GAME FACES OFF AT 7:30………




   

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