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Williamson, No. 1 Duke rout Eastern Michigan 84-46

Nov. 14, 2018 9:29 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson tossed up an alley-oop lob for RJ Barrett, and on the next trip downcourt, Barrett returned the favor by setting up a dunk for Williamson. For these high-flying Blue Devils, that No. 1 ranking sure seems to fit. Williamson scored 21 points, Barrett added 20 and Duke...

No. 11 Michigan St pulls away, beats Louisiana-Monroe 80-59

Nov. 14, 2018 9:15 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 14 of his 23 points in the opening minutes of the second half, bouncing back from a rough start to help No. 11 Michigan State beat Louisiana-Monroe 80-59 on Wednesday night. The Spartans (2-1) lost Nick Ward midway through the first half with an injury. Ward...

Michigan routs Villanova in championship rematch

Nov. 14, 2018 8:51 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Charles Matthews scored 19 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 18 and No. 18 Michigan beat No. 8 Villanova 73-46 in a national championship game rematch Wednesday night. Villanova captured its second title in three years with a 79-62 victory over Michigan in April but was completely...

No. 11 Michigan State forward Nick Ward leaves game injured

Nov. 14, 2018 8:08 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nick Ward is out with an injury, leaving No. 11 Michigan state without one of its top players in a closely contested game against Louisiana-Monroe. Ward went down midway through the first half Wednesday night and pounded the court with both fists. He got up on his own and hobbled...

Lions put TJ Lang on injured reserve with neck injury

Nov. 14, 2018 7:31 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have allowed 16 sacks in the past two games — and this week isn't off to a good start either for the offensive line. The Lions put guard T.J. Lang on injured reserve with a neck injury Wednesday. Lang has missed three games this season, including last...

Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise

Nov. 14, 2018 6:54 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Senate approved a compromise policy Wednesday on dumping ship ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy. The plan, part of a $10.6 billion Coast Guard budget...

State completes inspections of 43 Detroit funeral homes

Nov. 14, 2018 6:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — State regulators have found no serious mortuary science or pre-paid funeral violations following inspections of 43 funeral homes in Detroit. Michigan's Licensing and Regulatory Affairs office says Wednesday that the completed inspections followed the discoveries last month in Detroit of the...

Panthers defense aims to put 'humbling' loss behind them

Nov. 14, 2018 6:43 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Davis said Carolina's most recent loss could turn out to be a positive for the Panthers moving forward. That's why Davis thanked Steelers coach Mike Tomlin at midfield for "humbling" the Panthers after his team put up 52 points on Carolina's once-vaunted defense last Thursday...

Police: Resident kills 2 at Detroit senior housing complex

Nov. 14, 2018 3:59 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 69-year-old registered sex offender is on the run after he attempted to rape a friend then fatally shot an unarmed security guard and a female resident at the low-income senior housing complex where he lives, Detroit police said Wednesday. Police are preparing a warrant request naming...

The Latest: Warrant to be sought in senior complex slayings

Nov. 14, 2018 3:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of two people and the attempted rape of a third at a senior housing complex in Detroit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Detroit police plan to seek charges against a registered sex offender suspected in the fatal shooting of two people at a senior housing...