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High school basketball roundup

As the conference races heat up in the high school hoops world, Friday night basketball was put into perspective.

NO RE-USE ALLOWED: Olympics: Opening Ceremony

United States Parade of Nations

The U.S. is sending 230 athletes, its largest Winter Olympic team in history, to Sochi. Take a look at photos of some of those athletes part…

Michigan State's Adreian Payne shoots against Penn State during the first half of an NCAA basketball game, Feb. 6, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Payne returns; MSU routs Penn State

Just another night in this injury-plagued season for Michigan State, which is still right there at the top of the Big Ten standings.

Detroit Red Wings' Riley Sheahan (15) and Florida Panthers' Scottie Upshall (19) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Nyquist lifts Red Wings past Panthers

Gustav Nyquist scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, helping lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday n…