SPORTS


3/12/2016, 11:23am

Eagles fall to CMU in MAC tournament

After being outscored 32-17 in the third quarter, the Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team fell in its Mid-American Conference tournament semifinal, 86-71, against Central Michigan University Friday afternoon in Cleveland, Ohio.


3/11/2016, 12:53pm

Eagles' season ends in heartbreaker to Akron

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Thursday afternoon as they lost a heartbreaker to the University of Akron Zips, 65-63, at Quicken Loans Arena in the second round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.


3/11/2016, 10:35am

Eagles advance to the semifinals in MAC Tournament

The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament Wednesday afternoon behind Cha Sweeney’s 29 points – defeating the Ball State University Cardinals, 67-53, at the Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.


3/9/2016, 12:55am

Gymnasts' friendship travels across borders

When you're young, you have expectations that you and your best friend will always be together. Ultimately, that isn't the reality for most. However, Eastern Michigan gymnasts Natalie Gervais and Sydney McEachern have brought a ten year friendship all the way from Winnipeg to Ypsilanti.


3/5/2016, 11:56pm

Eagles struggle on beam, fall to Kent State

It was a tough end of the night for the Eastern Michigan women’s gymnastics team as they recorded their worst beam score of the season, having to count two falls while losing to Kent State University, 195.025-194.025, Friday night in Kent, Ohio.


3/5/2016, 11:29pm

Women's basketball assistant has winning bloodlines

Carly Thibault has never considered another career. The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball assistant has coaching in her blood. Carly’s dad, Mike Thibault (pronounced TEE-bo), is the winningest WNBA coach of all time, three-time WNBA Coach of the Year and currently the coach and general manager of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics.


3/2/2016, 12:14am

Game-winning three by Bond gives the Eagles win on Senior Day

After a sloppy first half, Tim Bond came in clutch as Eastern Michigan rallied behind Bond, who would score 11 points in the second half, including the game-winning three point shot to help EMU rally from being down 15 to Northern Illinois University Tuesday night at the Convocation Center. The Eagles won 75-71.


2/28/2016, 8:59am

Ball State spoils Senior Day for EMU 67-63

The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team fell in their final home game of the season to the Ball State Cardinals, 67-63, Saturday afternoon in Ypsilanti. The Eagles struggled defensively allowing Ball State to shoot 46 percent from three-point range.  “I felt our kids wanted to win so badly that we took ourselves out of defensive positioning because they were being overly aggressive,” EMU coach Tory Verdi said.