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Thompson records third straight double-double in win

(12/01/15 10:37pm)

James Thompson IV recorded his third straight double-double and Raven Lee returned to the floor following a six game suspension to help lead Eastern Michigan to an 80-73 victory over the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks on Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb.Thompson scored 16 points and 15 rebounds while Lee scored 17 points off of the bench.“Ray makes things a lot easier,” said EMU coach Rob Murphy.

Weekend Recap: Eagles split games at Air Force Tournament

(12/06/15 1:18am)

Hitting the road for its first game in the Air Force Classic Tournament, the Eastern Michigan University women's basketball team (4-2) squared off and defeated the Falcons of Air Force by a score of 72-59 on Friday, but was then handed a defeat at the hands of Abilene Christian University by a score of 83-59. Victory over Air ForceJunior Cha Sweeney led the way for the Eagles on Friday, scoring a game high 19 points including an 11 point first quarter.

Big fourth quarter leads to Eagles victory over Harvard

(12/08/15 11:48pm)

The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team defeated Harvard University by a score of 85-81, being led by star guard Cha Sweeney who put 31 points on the board against the Crimson in Cambridge, Mass on Tuesday evening.Sweeney and Phillis Webb, who scored 18 points, led the Eagles (5-2) past the Crimson (4-5) in a comeback victory after a slow start that put Eastern Michigan behind 41-36 at halftime.

EMU coach reflects on negative media coverage

(12/09/15 12:03am)

Following the win against Rochester College, Eastern Michigan men’s basketball coach Rob Murphy expressed his thoughts on the media about criticism regarding the scheduling of games this season. “I’ve been taught by experiences; from being a successful high school coach, working for a hall of fame coach, that you really have to ignore what the papers write,” Murphy said. “But we schedule the people we can afford to schedule, period.