Northwestern forward Drew Crawford (1) drives the ball against Michigan State guard Keith Appling (11) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Friday, March 14, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Dawson, No. 22 Spartans top Northwestern

Branden Dawson had 16 points and Gary Harris added 13 points to lead No. 22 Michigan State to a 67-51 victory over Northwestern in the Big T…

Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams (13) takes a shot against Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Pistons clamp down on Kings to win

Josh Smith scored 24 points and Rodney Stuckey added 23 to lift the Detroit Pistons to a victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.