Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Robert Foster early in the fourth quarter to rally the Buffalo Bills to a 14-13 win over Detroit and eliminate the Lions from playoff contention. Allen also scored on a 3-yard run and finished 13 of 26 for 204 yards passing and no turnovers.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions first-year coach Matt Patricia is concentrating on the final 2 games of the season rather than Detroit being eliminated from contention following a 14-13 loss to the Buffalo Bills. Detroit squandered a 13-7 fourth-quarter lead and undone by special teams miscues in having its record drop to 5-9.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nick Ward scored 22 of his 28 points in a nearly perfect first half to help No. 9 Michigan State rout Green Bay 104-83. Ward made all nine of his field goal attempts in the first half, although he did miss a free throw. The Spartans made their last seven shots of the half to take a 64-35 lead.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — George Blagojevic scored 24 points with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals and Hartford beat Oakland 87-82. Karmari Newman’s 3-pointer brought Oakland within 74-72 with 5:31 left.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sidney Cooks scored a career-high 19 points and No. 23 Michigan State used a 9-0 run in overtime to pull away from Hartford for a 74-66 win. Victoria Gaines added 16 points with 11 rebounds and Taryn McCutcheon had 14 points for the Spartans (9-1), who won their sixth straight.