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Northeastern holds off Western Michigan

Scott Eatherton scored 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds, and led Northeastern to win over Western Michigan on Saturday.

Michigan guard Caris LeVert, left, and N.J.I.T. guard Ky Howard contest for a loose ball on the floor in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

No. 17 Michigan upset by NJIT

Damon Lynn made a critical 3-pointer with less than three minutes to go and finished with 20 points to help New Jersey Institute of Technolo…

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith, left, and Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo fight for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

Celtics recover in OT, beat Pistons

Boston opened overtime with eight straight points, and the Celtics snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Detroit Pistons.

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith shoots over the defense of Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Bryant helps Lakers beat Pistons

Kobe Bryant scored all 12 of his points in a row, leading a flurry in the third quarter that sent the Los Angeles Lakers over the Detroit Pi…