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EMU men's basketball falls short against MSU

After a big victory over Michigan a week ago, the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team couldn't muster a second straight upset victory, falling to Michigan State 66-46.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from EMU's loss to MSU

Rob Murphy’s Eastern Michigan team had a chance to really shock the world Wednesday night in East Lansing. Coming off a huge win for the program defeating the University of Michigan; expectations were high to possibly see something that hadn’t happened since 1987. Unfortunately, Murphy’s squad was not able to pull off the upset but there were some good things to take note of and some not so great.

Preview: EMU basketball vs. MSU

Coming off a huge 45-42 upset win over the Michigan Wolverines, the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team looks to pull off yet another upset as they take on the Michigan State Spartans Wednesday night.

EMU fans set a couch on fire celebrating EMU's victory

Fans celebrating the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball victory over the University of Michigan near the intersection of Emmet Street and College Place, outside a house often referred to by students as the ROTC house, dragged a couch across its yard and set the couch on fire early Wednesday morning.

Eagles upset Wolverines 45-42; Improve to 8-1

The Eastern Michigan University Men's basketball team upset the University of Michigan 45-42 at the Crisler Center Tuesday night, boosting their record to 8-1.

This is the fist time the Eagles have defeated the Wolverines since 1997.

The victory marks EMU’s second big win against a Big Ten Conference team while having Rob Murphy as coach.

Eastern started weak in the first half, with Michigan up 10-0 at the halfway mark. Eventually, Eastern found its way back in the game, ending the first half trailing by only two points, 21-19.

As the second half began, Eastern clawed its way into the lead, improving off of their first half mistakes. The Eagles found their groove with a 9-0 run in the second half. 

Guard Mike Tally sank two free throws to push Eastern to its biggest lead of the night.

Michigan answered back, cutting Eastern’s 9-0 run and resulting in a tied game with 40 even.

Women's basketball beats Madonna to go 6-3 on the season

The Eastern Michigan Eagles rolled over the Madonna Crusaders Tuesday night, beating the Crusaders 68-88 at the Convocation Center.

This game marks the fifth straight win for the Eagles in the Convocation Center, leaving them undefeated at home.