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EMU gymnastics team sets new career high scores

The Eastern Michigan University gymnastics team had a busy spring break competing in three tournaments. In every competition, the team scored over 195, and several Eagles earned new career-highs.

“The team continues to show its mental toughness,” Head Coach, Jay Santos, said.

Basketball: Spring Break Roundup

While Eastern Michigan University students took last week off, the men’s basketball team continued to work, but fell short by going 1-2 during the break.

The Eagles began the mid-winter break with a 73-65 victory Feb. 21, on the road at Northern Illinois. Mike Talley scored a career high 25 points while Karrington Ward followed with 21 points. Both players also played all 40 minutes in the contest to help complete the season sweep over the Huskies.

EMU basketball spring break results

While EMU students took last week off, the men’s basketball team continued to work, but fell short by going 1-2 during break.

The Eagles began the mid-winter break with a 73-65 victory Feb.

Men's golf places eighth in California

Eastern Michigan University’s men’s golf team placed 8-of-11 Tuesday at the Del Walker Intercollegiate Golf Classic in Long Beach, California, Tuesday.

The University of California Irvine won the tournament with a total 838 stroke total, followed by Campbell University (847), Sacramento State (851), Long Beach State (851), Denver University (851), University of Denver (851), Wichita State (857), EMU (858), Fresno State (865), University of California Santa Barbara (874), and CSU-Northridge (888).

Highlights for the Eagles included Junior Brett White’s round of one-over 71 and senior Michael Blair’s three round career-best stroke total of 215.

Eastern Michigan Individual Results:

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Senior Spotlight: Mike Talley

Senior spotlight: Mike Talley III

Talley will leave EMU at the end of the season reaching past the 1,000 point plateau for his collegiate career and brought plenty of experience to the Eagles in his two years playing for the green and white.

Position: Guard

Age: 22

Major: Sports Management

Hometown: Detroit

High School: Melvindale Academy of Business and Technology

Talley transferred to EMU after two years at Duquesne.Talley transferred to EMU because he wanted to be closer to home.

“Coach Murphy had some influence on my decision,” Talley said.

EMU downs Ball State in last road game of regular season

The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team traveled to Muncie, Ind. and avenged an early season loss against Ball State by defeating the Cardinals 67-60 in their second matchup of the season.

With the win, the Eagles finish the regular season 4-9 on the road, but EMU head coach Rob Murphy views this win as a big one moving forward, despite Ball State’s abysmal 2-15 conference record.

“I thought tonight was a very good road win for us,” Murphy said.