UNDATED (WHTC) - The state high school boys’ basketball tournament began on Monday night with first-round district action: Holland 46, West Ottawa 43; Holland Christian 59, Hamilton 37; Jenison 59, Zeeland East 51; Muskegon Heights 72, Saugatuck 59; Fennville 48, North Muskegon 43; Calvary 54, Freedom Christian 37. On Wednesday evening, hear the Jenison at Holland game at 7:40 PM on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live; the Allendale-Holland Christian and Zeeland West-Unity Christian contests from the Holland Civic Center will be on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live, starting at 5:40 PM.
In the state high school girls’ basketball tournament regional semifinals on Tuesday night, Holland Christian visits South Christian and Black River battles Gobles at White Pigeon.
Hope College received its NCAA Division III basketball tournament marching orders on Monday. The Flying Dutchmen will host first-round action on Friday evening, welcoming Penn State-Behrend to DeVos Fieldhouse, with broadcast time on 92-7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live at 7:10 PM, while the Flying Dutch are at Carthage of Wisconsin to battle Wisconsin-Lutheran, also on Friday evening, with coverage on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live at 5:40 PM.
In state major college basketball on Tuesday evening: Michigan is at Illinois; Western Michigan hosts Northern Illinois; Central Michigan hosts Toledo; Eastern Michigan hosts Ball State; Detroit is at Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Oakland hosts Youngstown State.
NHL play on Tuesday night finds the Detroit Red Wings in New Jersey, with broadcast time at 6:40 PM on 1450 WHTC, and the Chicago Blackhawks hosting Colorado at the United Center.
Andre Drummond scored 17 points and grabbed 26 rebounds in leading the Pistons past visiting New York on Monday night, 96-85. Detroit hosts the Bulls at the Palace on Wednesday evening. Chicago comes to Auburn Hills off of a 96-80 loss at Brooklyn on Monday night, as Deron Williams had 20 points for the Nets.
Exhibition baseball on Monday saw the Tigers beat St. Louis, 8-5; the Cubs beat Milwaukee, 4-2; and the White Sox beat Kansas City, 9-7. On Tuesday, the Tigers play Pittsburgh, with coverage on 1450 WHTC at 1 PM; the Cubs battle Oakland; and the White Sox face Cleveland.