Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored a career-high 41 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 113-100 to improve to 3-5 without injured LeBron James. Kuzma had 22 points in the third quarter, hitting four 3-pointers to get the crowd on its feet and scoring on consecutive goaltending calls.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston shook off a slow start and finished with 23 points to help No. 6 Michigan State beat Purdue 77-59. The Spartans have won nine straight. The Boilermakers had won their previous three games by a combined total of 55 points. Purdue’s Carsen Edwards had a season-low 11 points on 3-of-16 shooting, including 2-of-13 from the 3-point line. He entered the game averaging 25.5 points to rank among the nation’s leading scorers.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sidney Cooks scores a career-high 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Michigan State never trailed in its 86-68 win over 18th-ranked Minnesota. Nia Clouden scored 15 points, Jenna Allen had 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Shay Colley added 12 points for the No. 23 Spartans.