UNDATED (WHTC) – Peter Smith tossed in 19 points as Wheaton defeated visiting Hope in men’s basketball on Saturday, 79-75. The Flying Dutchmen are off until hosting Covenant next Friday evening, with coverage on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live/ at 7:45 PM.
Liz Ellis scored 13 points as Hope downed visiting Trine in women’s basketball on Saturday, 72-35. The Flying Dutch travel to Albion on Wednesday night. Hear the game on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live/ at 7:15 PM.
Grand Valley State swept a pair of basketball games from Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio on Saturday. Ryan Sabin’s 18-point performance gave the men a 68-48 decision. Briauna Taylor tallied 18 with 12 rebounds as the women won in overtime, 57-52. The two Lakers teams entertain Tiffin at the Fieldhouse Arena in Allendale on Thursday evening.
State major-college basketball on Saturday saw Michigan State trounce visiting Nicholls, 84-39; Michigan win at Bradley, 74-66; Western Michigan beat visiting Oakland, 76-72; and Detroit fell at Pittsburgh, 74-61. Central Michigan is home to Niagara on Sunday afternoon.
NFL action on 1450 WHTC this Sunday has the Indianapolis at Lions game at 12 Noon, followed at 7:30 PM by Philadelphia at Dallas.
Triston Grant's goal with 7:40 left in the second period snapped a 2-2 tie, and the Griffins held on to beat visiting Texas on Saturday night, 3-2. Grand Rapids welcomes Peoria to Van Andel Arena on Wednesday evening.