Scores

Final

Missouri State 57

(9-20, 6-10 MVC)

E Michigan 54

(12-15, 5-7 MAC)

12:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan

1 2 T
MOSU 21 3657
EMU 29 2554

Top Performers

Missouri State: A. Downing 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Eastern Michigan: D. Thompson 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Missouri St. 57, E. Michigan 54

Associated Press

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Anthony Downing scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:45 to play, and Missouri State defeated Eastern Michigan 57-54 on Saturday.

Marcus Marshall added 11 points for the Bears (9-20), who trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half in the nonconference game.

Derek Thompson led the Eagles (12-15) with 19 points, going 4 for 6 from 3-point range.

J.R. Sims, who scored 11 points, made a 3-pointer just before halftime to send Eastern Michigan into the break with a 29-21 lead. The Eagles were in control most of the second half but Missouri State finally took the lead thanks to a late 16-2 run that included Downing's basket that made it 48-47.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MOSU
EMU
Points 57 54
FG Made-Attempted 18-44 (.409) 20-44 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 8-16 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 16-30 (.533) 6-11 (.545)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 13

2012-13 Season

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