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Kero, Phillips Nominated for Hobey Baker – Thursday Sports Wrap

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In boys’ high school basketball tonight…
– Calumet plays at L’Anse.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell tips off at Dollar Bay.
– Hancock visits Chassell.
– Houghton travels to Gwinn.
– Jeffers plays at Baraga.
– Ontonagon entertains Republic-Michigamme.

MTU Hoops Teams Play Tonight
Both Michigan Tech basketball teams host Lake Erie tonight. The women’s game tips off at 5:30, and the men’s game at 7:30, at the SDC.

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Tanner Kero and Jamie Phillips from the Michigan Tech hockey team have been nominated for this year’s Hobey Baker Award. The Hobey Baker Award goes to the top player in college hockey, based on skill, leadership and character. Kero leads the Huskies in scoring, and Phillips leads NCAA Division One in wins in goal. The initial round of 59 candidates was determined by nominations from Division One head coaches. That group will be reduced to 10 by March 19th. Fans can vote as part of that process. You can cast one vote per day at the Hobey Baker Award website.

NMU Basketball Tonight
Both Northern Michigan University hoops teams entertain Ashland tonight.

NHL – Red Wings Douse Flames
Red Wings LogoThe Detroit Red Wings skated to a 3-2 victory at Calgary last night. The game was tied at one each when Flames goalie Karri Ramo had to leave the contest after a collision late in the second period. Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader took advantage… scoring quickly off replacement Jarri Hiller to put Detroit on top. The Wings skate at Washington Saturday night.


NBA – Pistons Mash Mavericks
The Detroit Pistons’ win streak reached seven games last night, with a 108-95 victory over the Mavericks. Greg Monroe scored 27 for Detroit, and D-J Augustin added 26… 17 in the fourth quarter. Andre Drummond scooped up 19 rebounds. The Pistons have won seven in a row – their longest winning streak in six seasons. They’ll host the Hawks tomorrow night. Tip-off is at 7:30 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3 WCCY.

Our high school hockey coverage continues tomorrow night, when Hancock entertains Bayport… and Saturday afternoon, when Houghton hosts Bayport. Hear the Copper Country’s most complete hockey and basketball coverage this winter on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. The Packers host the Cowboys Sunday afternoon. Hear all the NFL playoff games on AM 1400 and FM 99.3 WCCY.

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