UNDATED (WHTC) - All but two games on last night’s high school basketball slate along the Lakeshore were casualties of the weather, as Calvary and Freedom Christian played their contests in Hudsonville. The visiting Crusaders won the boys’ match, 55-40, but the host Falcons took the girls’ encounter, 33-17.
Five of the other eight match-ups are rescheduled for this evening, with the Zeeland West at Holland boys’ game airing on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live, beginning at 6:40 PM; the girls teams meet in Zeeland. Similar situations are slated for Holland Christian and Byron Center (Bulldogs boys and Maroons girls are home) as well as Unity Christian and Hamilton (Crusaders boys and Hawkeyes girls are home). Fennville’s teams are at Bloomingdale and Black River’s squads visit The Potter’s House in doubleheaders.
Saugatuck’s twin-bill at Martin will be made up tomorrow night, while there hasn’t been any announced rescheduling of the postponed West Ottawa-Hudsonville and Zeeland East-Kenowa Hills games. West Ottawa plays make up contests versus Muskegon Catholic Central this evening, with the Panthers boys at home and the girls going north.
Hope College’s basketball teams are at DeVos Fieldhouse for games this evening, and you can hear all of the action on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live, starting at 5:40 PM with the Flying Dutch entertaining Olivet, followed by the Flying Dutchmen hosting Adrian.
In state major college basketball last night, Michigan State won in overtime at Iowa, 71-69. This evening, Western Michigan visits Buffalo, Central Michigan is at Ohio U., Eastern Michigan entertains Bowling Green State, and Detroit is home to Illinois-Chicago.
Scott Hartnell scored twice and set up another goal as Philadelphia shut out the visiting Red Wings last night, 5-0. Detroit welcomes Washington to Joe Louis Arena on Friday evening.
TJ Brodie’s goal at the 2:26 mark of overtime lifted Calgary past the visiting Blackhawks last night, 5-4. Chicago skates at Vancouver this evening.
Brandon Jennings’ 20 points helped the Pistons beat visiting Orlando last night, 103-87. In the NBA this evening, Detroit travels to Atlanta and the Chicago Bulls play the Spurs in San Antonio.