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Eagles sweep CMU in season series

Coming off the loss to State University at Buffalo, the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team regained momentum by completing the season sweep of Central Michigan, 71-56, Tuesday night in Ypsilanti.

Eagles lose fifth straight meet

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team (7-7, 2-5 MAC) lost its fifth straight meet on Friday to in-state rivals Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant in a 22-12 rout.

EMU gymnastics continues to roll; breaks program record again

Just days after posting the best meet score in school history, the Eastern Michigan women’s gymnastics team topped that score Monday night in a tri-meet in Ann Arbor with a 195.975 against the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland.

The Eagles (9-2, 2-0 MAC, 195.221 avg.) score was able to notch a win over Maryland but they fell short against the no.

Empty Seats: The Athletic Department's Battle to Fill The Convo For Basketball Games

Despite regularly winning, attendance numbers over the years have been dropping at Eastern basketball games. According to the NCAA, since EMU moved to the Convocation Center in 1998, men’s basketball attendance has averaged 1,509 fans per game and only 892 over the last three seasons. From 1982-1998, when EMU played at the 5,400-seat Bowen Field House located on campus, EMU men’s basketball averaged 2,897 fans per game.

Eagles win double-overtime thriller over WMU

The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team found itself in its third overtime game of the season, this time having to go into double-overtime against the Western Michigan University Broncos Saturday afternoon in Ypsilanti. The Eagles were able to hang on 70-66.

Eagles fall to rival CMU 66-65

Despite a hard fought fourth quarter, the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team suffered it's third straight loss to the Central Michigan Chippewas, 66-65, Wednesday night in Ypsilanti, Mich.

EMU football welcomes 2016 signees on National Signing Day

It’s an exciting yet emotional day for high school seniors signing their national letter of intent to their future schools. It’s also a special day for college coaches who have been recruiting these kids for so long, and it’s finally the day they’ve all been waiting for.