BASKETBALL


2/10/2019, 6:51pm

Paul Jackson Leads EMU Basketball To Victory

The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team won a back-and-forth game against Northern Illinois University, 57-49, at the Convocation Center on Feb. 9. The Eagles are now 10-13 (4-6).


2/3/2019, 9:46pm

EMU Women’s Basketball Loses Late to Northern Illinois

The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team lost to Northern Illinois University, 68-65 in overtime, at the Convocation Center on Feb. 2, to fall to 10-9 on the year. Redshirt senior Danielle Minott had a team-high of 22 points in the loss.  


1/28/2019, 6:00am

Eagles fall despite Minott’s 21 points

The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team dropped their most recent outing on the road against rival Central Michigan University, 71-61, inside of McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant on Jan. 26. Redshirt senior Danielle Minott led Eastern Michigan with 21 points. 


1/28/2019, 6:00am

Minnie leads offensive explosion against Broncos

Redshirt senior Elijah Minnie’s 29 points help the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team to a resounding 93-67 conference victory over Western Michigan University Saturday in Kalamazoo, Mich. 


1/21/2019, 11:06am

Men's Basketball Falls Short in Akron

Boubacare Toure’s 15 points and inside dominance combined with Paul Jackson’s 15 points were not enough to break Eastern Michigan University’s nine-year losing streak at the Rhodes Arena, Jan. 15.  


1/17/2019, 9:29pm

Women's Basketball Defeats Akron, 72-60

EMU women’s basketball participated in a conference matchup against the Akron Zips on Wednesday after coming off a win in a previous game against Western Michigan. EMU was looking for their second-straight MAC win of the season. The Eagles sought to do so all while being short-handed by having only eight players suit up. The Eagles still managed to pick up a win on the road, pushing their record to 9-6 with a final score of 72-60.


1/13/2019, 5:32pm

Eagles Soar to Victory Behind Minnie and Thompson IV

James Thompson IV and Elijah Minnie combined for 40 points as Eastern Michigan men’s basketball delivered a decisive 95-61 victory to Kent State. The Eagles struggled in the first half, only attempting one free throw and three offensive rebounds. Going into halftime, they led by eight with Thompson shooting 100 percent from both three inside the arc.  


1/10/2019, 12:00am

EMU Women’s Basketball Falls to UB in Overtime

The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team competed in a conference matchup against the University of Buffalo at the Convocation Center on Wednesday. The game resulted in a 91-84 overtime loss for the Eagles. This is the team's second Mid-American loss, which pushes their overall record to 7-6. 


1/5/2019, 2:13pm

EMU Falls To No. 20 Buffalo At Home

The Eastern Michigan Eagles hosted the the Buffalo Bills in a conference matchup late Friday night at the Convocation Center. The final score of the game was 58-74 with the Eagle’s losing by double digits. Their record fell to 6-8, and became Eastern’s third loss at home. 


12/30/2018, 5:47pm

EMU Falls To No. 5 Kansas

Coming off a 90-72 win against Siena Heights, Eastern Michigan Men’s Basketball fell to the Kansas Jayhawks in a blowout loss on the road. The final score was 87-63, with the Eagle’s record falling to 6-7. They’ve lost their fifth straight away game, all by double digits. This game marked the first meeting between the two teams. 


11/29/2017, 2:46pm

Men's basketball loses first game in the season against Indiana

Eastern Michigan University’s men’s basketball team traveled to Bloomington, Indiana to take on Indiana University, Nov. 24. The match marked the third game out of four for the Eagles during the Hoosier Tipoff Classic. EMU lost for the first time this year to Indiana by a final score of 67-87. The Eagles kept things close in the first half but just couldn’t manage to keep up with Indiana’s offense in the later stages of the game. 


11/29/2017, 2:43pm

Men's Basketball earns 3-1 record in Hoosier Tipoff Classic

Eastern Michigan University’s men’s basketball team traveled to southern Florida for a match against the University of South Florida, Sunday, Nov. 26. The Eagles overcame a slim first half deficit to take the victory with a final score of 65-47. The Eagles played smothering defense in the second half which lead to the easy victory. The win marks the fifth in the season and gives them a 3-1 record in the Hoosier Tipoff Classic. The Eagles were lead in scoring by guard Paul Jackson who scored 15 with three other teammates joining him in scoring double digits.