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Johnson leads W. Michigan past Youngstown St. 66-64

Dec. 7, 2019 5:36 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Johnson scored 19 points including a layup as time expired for the margin of victory as Western Michigan beat Youngstown State 66-64 on Saturday. Johnson also led the team with 16 rebounds. Rafael Cruz Jr. added 15 points and six rebounds for Western Michigan (5-5), which...

Miami, Ohio holds off CMU 26-21 in MAC title game

Dec. 7, 2019 5:23 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — As long as Miami of Ohio kept the game close, coach Chuck Martin could feel reasonably confident. “I told the kids at halftime, down 14-10, I said, ‘It feels kind of at home guys,'" Martin said. “‘Kind of a little bit ugly, make a couple plays here and there. They...

Montero’s 16 carries E. Michigan past Detroit Mercy 55-51

Dec. 7, 2019 4:12 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Yeikson Montero had 16 points as Eastern Michigan edged Detroit Mercy 55-51 on Saturday. Marquis Moore hit a 3-pointer to get Detroit Mercy within four, 41-37 with 15:41 to go, but the Titans did not score again until Moore hit two free throws with 9:26 remaining and did not score a field...

Michigan State guard Watts out with stress reaction

Dec. 6, 2019 11:31 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State freshman guard Rocket Watts is expected to miss Sunday's game against Rutgers with an injury. Spartans coach Tom Izzo told reporters Friday that Watts has been dealing with leg issues and described the injury as a stress reaction on a bone. Izzo said Watts'...

Griffin, Drummond help Pistons beat Pacers, 108-101

Dec. 6, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey knew his team’s fourth game against the Indiana Pacers was going to be just as physical as the first three. He also knew Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond could give the Pistons a big edge in that aspect of the game. Drummond had 25 points and 22...

No. 4 Michigan tops Iowa 103-91 despite 44 points from Garza

Dec. 6, 2019 10:25 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Franz Wagner and No. 4 Michigan rebounded from their first loss of the season with quite an offensive turnaround. From 43 points to 103. Wagner led a balanced scoring effort with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a 103-91 victory over Iowa on Friday night,...

Lane scores 17 to carry Cent. Michigan past UT-Martin 84-75

Dec. 6, 2019 10:03 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Devontae Lane had 17 points as Central Michigan won its seventh straight home game, beating UT Martin 84-75 on Friday night. Kevin McKay had 16 points for Central Michigan (7-2). Dallas Morgan added 14 points and six rebounds. Travon Broadway had 10 points for the hosts. Parker...

No excessive radiation at Detroit River aggregate spill site

Dec. 6, 2019 6:40 PM EST

Tests at a Michigan industrial site where limestone construction aggregate recently spilled into the Detroit River turned up no indication of excessive radiation levels, a state agency reported Friday. Staffers with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy inspected the Detroit Bulk Storage property...

Detroit police officer suspended after cop's death retires

Dec. 6, 2019 4:35 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer responding to a home invasion was fatally shot by a man hiding in the basement, while a senior officer stayed at his patrol car a block away, investigators said. Sgt. Ronald Kidd, a 21-year veteran, suddenly retired this week after Chief James Craig suspended and...

UAW abolishes regional office plagued by embezzlement

Dec. 6, 2019 12:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A United Auto Workers regional office racked by embezzlement allegations is being abolished and combined into two neighboring regions. UAW Region 5 in St. Louis will be merged into regional offices in Lebanon, Tennessee, and Lincolnshire, Illinois, the union said in a statement Friday....