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Defense shines as Ball St. beats E. Michigan 61-43

Mar. 11, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Tahjai Teague recorded 15 points as Ball St. topped Eastern Michigan 61-43 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tourney on Monday night. Ishmael El-Amin added 12 points for the Cardinals, who held the Eagles to 29.4 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a...

Sanford scores 14 to lead Toledo over E. Michigan 64-58

Mar. 8, 2019 9:54 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jaelan Sanford had 14 points and six rebounds as Toledo beat Eastern Michigan 64-58 on Friday night. Spencer Littleson had 14 points for Toledo (25-6, 13-5 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Marreon Jackson added 13 points. Nate Navigato had 10 points for...

Thompson IV carries E. Michigan over Ball St. 68-61

Mar. 5, 2019 11:00 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV had 20 points and 23 rebounds as Eastern Michigan beat Ball St. 68-61 on Tuesday night. Thompson, who had eight offensive and 15 defensive boards, set a program record for rebounds in a career with 1,432, breaking Kennedy McIntosh's record, which stood for 47...

Thompson IV leads E. Michigan over N. Illinois 75-69

Mar. 2, 2019 5:53 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — James Thompson IV recorded 15 points and 17 rebounds as Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 75-69 on Saturday. Boubacar Toure added 12 points and 16 rebounds for the Eagles. Paul Jackson had 19 points and six assists for Eastern Michigan (14-15, 8-8 Mid-American Conference)....

McKay lifts Central Michigan past Eastern Michigan 77-66

Feb. 26, 2019 9:54 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Central Michigan defeated Eastern Michigan 77-66 on Tuesday night. David DiLeo had 18 points for Central Michigan (20-8, 9-6 Mid-American Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Dallas Morgan added 12 points. Larry Austin Jr. had...