Scores

Final

E Michigan 72

(11-6, 3-1 MAC)

Cent Michigan 59

(7-9, 0-4 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    1 2 T
    EMU 25 4772
    CMU 21 3859

    Top Performers

    Eastern Michigan: K. Ward 15 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Central Michigan: A. Stewart 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Eastern Michigan rolls past Central Michigan 72-59

    Associated Press

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Mike Talley scored 21 points in helping Eastern Michigan get past Central Michigan 72-59 on Saturday.

    Karrington Ward mastered the paint for the Eagles, pulling in 15 rebounds and scoring 15 points in the victory.

    Eastern Michigan (11-6, 3-1 Mid-American) entered the second period with a four point advantage, 25-21 over Central Michigan as both teams had problems hitting the basket in the first half, especially from the 3-point range.

    Eastern Michigan led 44-37 with 11 minutes to play, when the Eagles pulled off a 7-0 run over the next 30 seconds highlighted by six Talley points, upping their lead to 51-37

    Glen Bryant's dunk with just under two minutes left forced Central Michigan (7-9, 0-4) into foul mode and the Eagles responded by making 8 of 10 from the line in picking up the win.

    Central Michigan was led by Austin Stewart who tallied 15 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EMU
    CMU
    Points 72 59
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 19-54 (.352)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-13 (.077) 6-26 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 29-35 (.829) 15-26 (.577)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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