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...
No. 11 seed Ball State (15-16, 6-12) vs. No. 6 seed Eastern Michigan (15-16, 9-9)
Mid-American Conference Tourney First Round, Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Monday, 6 p.m....
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...
Eastern Michigan (15-15, 9-8) vs. Toledo (24-6, 12-5)
Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Toledo looks for its fifth straight conference win against Eastern...
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,...
Ball State (15-14, 6-10) vs. Eastern Michigan (14-15, 8-8)
Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State seeks revenge on Eastern Michigan after...
Eastern Michigan (13-15, 7-8) vs. Northern Illinois (13-15, 6-9)
Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Illinois looks for its fourth straight...
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,...
Central Michigan (19-8, 8-6) vs. Eastern Michigan (13-14, 7-7)
Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Michigan looks for its fourth straight...
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Paul Jackson scored 18 points as Eastern Michigan narrowly defeated Western Michigan 77-76 in overtime on Saturday.
Jackson's jumper gave the Eagles a 74-66 lead with...
Western Michigan (8-18, 2-11) vs. Eastern Michigan (12-14, 6-7)
Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Michigan goes for the season sweep...
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie had 23 points as Eastern Michigan beat Toledo 76-69 on Tuesday night.
Minnie made 4 of 6 3-pointers. He added nine rebounds.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Williams had 20 points as Kent State defeated Eastern Michigan 71-58 on Saturday night.
Philip Whittington had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Kent State (19-6, 8-4 Mid-American Conference). Jaylin Walker added 15 points.
Kevin McAdoo had 13 points for the Eagles (11-14, 5-7). Tariq Silver added 10 points. Elijah Minnie had seven rebounds.
Paul Jackson, the Eagles' second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 14 points per game, had only 3 points (1 of 10).
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Paul Jackson had 23 points as Eastern Michigan topped Northern Illinois 57-49 on Saturday.
Elijah Minnie had 11 points and three blocks for Eastern Michigan (10-13, 4-6 Mid-American Conference). Boubacar Toure added 10 rebounds and three blocks. James Thompson IV had 10 rebounds for the home team.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Dalonte Brown and Jalen Adaway scored 15 points each and Miami (Ohio) pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Michigan 59-48 Saturday.
Brown was 4 of 13 from the floor, hitting just one 3-pointer in seven tries, Adaway was 7 of 14 shooting and had eight rebounds and three blocks for the RedHawks (12-10, 4-5 Mid-American Conference), who shot 33 percent.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie tied a career-high 29 points and James Thompson IV notched another double-double and Eastern Michigan smoked Western Michigan 93-67 on Saturday.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 22 points, making five 3-pointers, and led five players into double-figure scoring as Eastern Michigan blew past Kent State in the second half for a 95-61 victory on Saturday.
The Eagles (8-8, 2-1 Mid-American) scored 56 points with 67 percent shooting after halftime, 18 of 27, including making 5 of 7 from beyond the arc, 71 percent.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Paul Jackson scored 16 points and had four assists to lead four Eagles in double-digit scoring and Eastern Michigan never trailed in beating Division II Central State (Ohio) 105-53 on Saturday to snap a four-game skid.
Elijah Minnie also scored 16 points, Ty Groce added 14 with nine rebounds and two steals and Boubacar Toure had 11 points for Eastern Michigan (5-5), who held the Marauders to 30 percent shooting and outrebounded them 47-28.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 28 points with four rebounds, four assists and three steals and Eastern Michigan beat Boston 80-62 on Saturday.
Minnie was 10 of 17 from the field including five from distance for the Eagles (4-1). Paul Jackson added 15 points and four assists and James Thompson IV scored 14 points and led the team with 14 rebounds.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 17 points and Boubacar Toure scored 10 with seven rebounds and Eastern Michigan beat NAIA-member Goshen 97-74 on Sunday.
Two of Eastern Michigan's first three wins have come against NAIA-member schools.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Marreon Jackson scored 26 points and the go-ahead 3-pointer with nine seconds left and No. 2 seed Toledo beat No. 3 seed Eastern Michigan 64-63 Friday night to advance to the Mid-American Conference championship game.
Jackson tied it at 61 with a 3 with 45 seconds left before Eastern Michigan's Paul Jackson made it a two-point advantage 24 seconds later.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Eastern Michigan rallied with a 28-4 second-half run to beat Akron 67-58 in Thursday night's Mid-American Conference quarterfinal, defeating the Zips for the first time in six chances in tournament play.
Tim Bond and Paul Jackson scored 15 points apiece for the third-seeded Eagles (21-11), who play No. 2 seed Toledo (22-10) in Friday's semifinal.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 25 points, Paul Jackson added 16, including the game-winning 3-point play with 8.8 seconds left, and second-place Eastern Michigan beat first-place Toledo 71-69 on Friday in the Mid-American Conference Western Division finale for both teams.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Paul Jackson had 21 points with eight assists to help Eastern Michigan roll to a 74-58 win over Western Michigan on Tuesday night to clinch a first-round bye in the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
Eastern Michigan (19-11, 10-7) took the fourth and final first-round bye.
The Eagles had a 23-6 run to open the game to take a 35-24 lead into the break. They kept a double-digit lead for most of the second half to ease to the win.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 26 points and Eastern Michigan's lone senior, Tim Bond, had a record-setting final home game as Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 82-53 Saturday for the Eagles' fourth straight win.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV and Elijah Minnie each scored 23 points and Paul Jackson had 18 points and 10 assists to help Eastern Michigan beat Toledo 85-79 on Tuesday night.
Minnie was 8-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, and Thompson made 11 of 14 from the field. Tim Bond added 17 points for Eastern Michigan (17-11, 8-7 Mid-American Conference). The Eagles have won three in a row and five of their last six.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie tossed in 24 points and James Thompson IV finished with his 18th double-double of the season to help Eastern Michigan hold off Miami (Ohio) 58-57 on Tuesday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Demajeo Wiggins had 17 points and 15 rebounds — his 10th double-double of the season — and Matt Fox scored 12 points, including a critical 3-pointer, and Bowling Green beat Eastern Michigan 70-63 in overtime on Saturday.
Dylan Frye also scored 12 points and Justin Turner added 10, including five after regulation, for Bowling Green (15-10, 6-6 Mid-American Conference).
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Paul Jackson had 17 points and eight assists, Elijah Minnie added 15 points, three blocks and three steals and Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67 on Tuesday night.
Eastern Michigan (14-10, 5-6 Mid-American Conference) won in Kent for the first time since beating the Golden Flashes 79-73 on Feb. 7, 1998.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 16 of his 22 points in a close first half and Eastern Michigan used a big run in the second half to roll to a 58-41 win over Ball State on Saturday.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Paul Jackson had 10 of his 15 points in the second half, James Thompson IV finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Eastern Michigan beat Miami of Ohio 58-48 on Saturday.
Elijah Minnie hit a 3-pointer from the right corner with 1:17 left to make it 53-47 and finished an alley-oop off Jackson's assist to extend the lead to eight with 48 seconds to go.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie had 22 points, Paul Jackson added 20 and Eastern Michigan finished strong to roll over Akron 63-49 on Tuesday night for its second Mid-American Conference win.
Minnie was 8 of 15 from the floor, and Jackson made 6 of 12 field-goal attempts with eight rebounds and four assists for Eastern Michigan (11-7, 2-3). John Thompson IV added eight points with eight rebounds and four blocks.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois snapped a two-game skid, beating Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday.
Levi Bradley added 14 points and six rebounds, Justin Thomas had 11 points and Lacey James had nine points and eight rebounds.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 14 of his 25 points in the final minutes and James Thompson IV added 17 points with 12 rebounds as Eastern Michigan held off Central Michigan 79-74 for its first Mid-American Conference win on Tuesday night.
Thompson scored six points to start the second half as Eastern Michigan broke a 38-38 halftime tie to go ahead 52-46 following a 14-8 sprint. Gavin Peppers nailed a trey to tie at 56-56 with 8:59 remaining.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Kyle Mallers had 17 points, Trey Moses scored 13 with 10 rebounds and Ball State rolled to a ninth straight victory, beating Eastern Michigan 72-62 in a Mid-American Conference opener on Tuesday night.
Mallers hit 7 of 10 shots from the floor and snagged seven rebounds for the Cardinals (10-4), while Tahjai Teague chipped in with 12 points, eight boards and four assists.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV had 19 points and a season-high 18 rebounds to help lead Eastern Michigan to an 80-65 win over Division II Central State (Ohio) on Saturday afternoon.
Eastern Michigan (7-2) which garnered its sixth straight home win, jumped out to an early lead and never trailed, taking a 45-27 advantage into the half.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV, Paul Jackson and Elijah Minnie each scored 24 points and Eastern Michigan beat Oakland 95-89 on Wednesday night.
Eastern Michigan (6-2) bounced back from an 84-81 loss at North Florida on Nov. 29 and is 5-0 at home. Oakland (5-4) had its three-game win streak snapped.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Junior James Thompson IV had his 41st career double with 14 points and 13 rebounds, and passed the legendary George "Ice Man" Gervin in double-doubles as Eastern Michigan beat NAIA Division II Michigan-Dearborn 97-73 on Sunday.
Elijah Minnie led Eastern Michigan (2-0) in scoring with 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting, and Paul Jackson and Tim Bond each scored 15 points for the Eagles.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 22 points, James Thompson IV had 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Eastern Michigan beat NAIA Spring Arbor 92-60 on Friday in the first Division I college basketball game of the season.
Zach Medendorp scored the nation's first points as Spring Arbor took an early 6-2 lead.