5 Things for Feb 26; Michigan State gives raises to football coaching staff
1. Michigan State has found a new level of success in football over the past few seasons, and the university's administration wants to do everything they can to sustain that success. Yesterday, they gave Mark Dantonio and his staff raises to give this program a level of stability it has not seen in decades. Here is an article from yesterday that gives out all of the details and numbers.
2. In high school hoops last night, East Lansing beat Lansing Catholic 66-53. The Trojans played very hard and out-rebounded a much bigger team. They also forced a ton of turnovers and frustrated the Cougars by switching defenses all night. Nate Colon continued his hot streak, scoring 18 points for the Trojans.
Other scores include Grand Ledge bouncing back from a tough loss with a win over a good DeWitt team. Waverly beat Okemos 58-43. The Lansing State Journal has all the area scores here.
3. The Tigers played their first exhibition spring training game last night, beating Florida Southern 12-0. Today, they will play the Braves at 1 o'clock.
4. In college hoops last night, Minnesota got an impressive home over Iowa 95-89. Wisconsin topped Indiana 69-58. #1 Florida beat Vanderbilt and Wichita State became the first division 1 team to start a season 30-0.
5. The Red Wings get back from the Olympic break with a game against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. The Wings are currently clinging to the final playoff spot in the eastern conference. They will be without Henrik Zetterberg, who will miss 6-8 weeks after having back surgery.
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