Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
UNDATED (AP) — Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Saturday night. Wood is feeling fine, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the Pistons nor Wood had confirmed his positive result. Wood’s diagnosis was revealed one week after he played against the Utah Jazz — spending much of that night matched up with Rudy Gobert, who was the first NBA player known to test positive for the virus. Utah’s Donovan Mitchell has also tested positive for the virus.
DETROIT (AP) — Gabrielle Elliott of Detroit Edison has been named Michigan’s Miss Basketball. Elliott was given the award Friday. The Mick McCabe Miss Basketball award honors the state’s top senior female basketball player. Elliott received 3,891 points in the voting of Basketball Coaches Association members. East Lansing’s Aaliyah Nye was second and Whitney Sollom of Hartland was third. The 5-foot-10 Elliott has averaged 22.8 points, 9.1 rebounds 3.8 assists and 3.6 steals. Elliott is the second consecutive Edison player to win the award, following Rickea Jackson. Elliott signed to play at Clemson.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach. Muhlbach is entering his 17th NFL season. He is second on Detroit’s career list with 244 games played. By playing in 16 games each season from 2010-19, Muhlbach became the first player in franchise history to appear in all 160 games in a decade. Muhlbach originally entered the NFL in 2004 as an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens, but he’s never appeared in a game for anyone but the Lions.