UNDATED (WHTC) -- A win on Saturday keeps the Flying Dutchmen in a tie for first place. Ben Gardner's game-high 18 points and Grant Neil's career-high 17 points boosted the Hope men's basketball team to an 80-72 win over Olivet on Saturday in front of a DeVos Fieldhouse crowd of nearly 2900 fans. Hope takes a road trip to Alma for a game against the Scots on Wednesday night. Game coverage on 92 7 The Van and 92 7 The Van.com begins at 7:10 P.M.
The Flying Dutch extended their unbeaten season by topping Kalamazoo last Wednesday, 74-55. They travel to Albion for a game on Wednesday night.
Sophomore forward Ricardo Carbajal scored a team-high 11 points, but the Grand Valley State men's basketball team fell, 69-54, at Michigan Tech Saturday afternoon. The loss drops GVSU's overall record to 11-3 and to 7-3 in GLIAC play.
The Grand Valley State women's basketball team ended its four-game road trip with a 76-54 loss against Michigan Tech on Saturday afternoon. Senior guard Dani Crandall was GVSU's top performer with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting.
In state college hoops, Nik Stauskas scored 23 points with four assists as Michigan upended third-ranked Wisconsin 77-70 at the Kohl Center in Madison. Gary Harris scored 23 points to lead fourth-ranked Michigan State to a 78-62 win over Illinois.
The Red Wings got a win Saturday night, Tomas Tatar scored the only goal of the shootout to send the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Kings at Joe Louis Arena. The Wings are at home again tomorrow night to take on the St Louis Blues. Game coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 7:10 P.M.
Marian Hossa, Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell all scored to give the Blackhawks a three-goal lead, and they held on to beat Anaheim 4-2 at the United Center on Saturday.
Detroit got the win Saturday night over Washington 104-98 at the Verizon Center. Six Pistons scored in double figures, led by Josh Smith's 22 points, Rodney Stuckey added 20 points off the bench while Andre Drummond finished with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
The Bulls blew out Philadelphia at the United Center on Saturday, winning 103-78. Joakim Noah contributed 21 points and 16 rebounds to the effort, with D.J. Augustin adding 19 points and eight assists off the bench for Chicago.
In the NFL, today’s games will decide who goes to the Super Bowl. Denver hosts New England with two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks leading the charge. Peyton Manning has the helm for the Broncos with Tom Brady leading the charge for the Patriots. Game coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 2 P.M. Today’s other matchup sees the San Francisco 49ers in Seattle to take on the Seahawks. That game will follow the Denver-New England game on WHTC.