Scores

Final

E Illinois 52

(0-3, 0-2 away)

E Michigan 60

(2-1, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 16, 2012

    Convocation Center (MI), Ypsilanti, Michigan

    1 2 T
    EIU 26 2652
    EMU 23 3760

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Eastern Michigan: D. Thompson 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    E. Michigan 60, E. Illinois 52

    Associated Press

    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Derek Thompson scored 22 points to help lead Eastern Michigan to a win against Eastern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night in EMU's "Ice Man" Classic.

    Thompson was 5 of 12 from 3-point range. Daylen Harrison scored 18 points and was 11 of 11 at the free throw line. Da'Shonte Riley had seven rebounds for the Eagles (2-1).

    Sherman Blanford had 14 points and nine rebounds for Eastern Illinois. Josh Piper added 13 points. Austin Akers had seven assists for the Panthers (0-3).

    Eastern Illinois led 26-23 at halftime in a game with 12 lead changes and nine ties.

    Eastern Michigan shot 28 percent from the field in the first half, but improved to 50 percent in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    EMU
    Points 52 60
    FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 17-43 (.395)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

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