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3/20/2020, 11:50am

EMU gymnastics finished with three wins before cancellation

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (3-7) women’s gymnastics team concluded its 2020 season on March 7, against Michigan State University in East Lansing. The team was scheduled to play 13 meets this season but could only compete in 11 due to the cancellation related to COVID-19. 


3/20/2020, 11:49am

The tennis team finishes shortened season with 10-7 record

Hundreds of college athletic programs have stopped short due to COVID-19. EMU has canceled all events and team practices for the spring season. That includes women’s tennis, that finished with a 10-7 record. Conference matches were set to start on March 22, however EMU followed suit with NCAA guidelines in not having those matches be played.


3/16/2020, 3:44pm

Morgan's career-high 30 points not enough versus Kent State

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-16, 6-12) men’s basketball team headed into the first round of the MAC Tournament against the Kent State Golden Flashes with hopes of making a deep run in the tournament. EMU has an all-time record of 32-34 in the MAC Tournament, dating back to the 1979-80 season. 


3/16/2020, 3:40pm

EMU tennis defeats Cleveland State

The Eastern Michigan women’s tennis team claimed another win in the clash against the Cleveland State Vikings this afternoon. With this only being their second matchup against each other in school history, EMU was able to take yet another victory, remaining undefeated against them with a 2-0 record. The Eagles currently reside at a solid 10-7 record as a result, while Cleveland State falls to 8-5. 


3/14/2020, 11:20am

Eagles fall to Bearcats 8-1

Eastern Michigan kicked off the first of their doubleheader battle Saturday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bearcats, after being postponed from Friday due to brewing storms in the area. The Cats were roaring and scoring in this barn burner, resulting in an 8-1 loss for the guys in green. 


3/12/2020, 4:36pm

Coronavirus’ impact on MAC Tournament and EMU athletics

The NBA announced that they were going to suspend the regular season indefinitely on Wednesday, March 11, after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). According to World-o-Meter, the United States has 1,412 cases of the virus, which has resulted in 40 deaths. There are 133,084 cases worldwide. The NBA’s decision sent a domino effect  through the sports world, including the 2020 MAC Tournament in Cleveland. 


3/8/2020, 10:10pm

EMU women's basketball loses regular season finale

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (14-15, 9-9) women's basketball team lost their last regular season game versus the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, March 7 at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant. Courtnie Lewis led EMU with 22 points, while Areanna Combs totaled 21 points and four rebounds in the loss. 


3/8/2020, 10:10pm

EMU loses 13-6 against Cincinnati

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-12) baseball team fell in the second game in their double header against the University of Cincinnati on March 7. The Eagles came into today with a 1-10, while the Bearcats came into this game 5-7, winning five of their past six games. 


3/8/2020, 10:09pm

Eagles slip up on road versus Michigan State

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (3-7, 1-4) gymnastics team lost their most recent match versus Michigan State on Saturday, March 7 in East Lansing. The Spartans came away with a 195.625-194.200 victory, while the Eagles were led by Jada Rondeau, Emili Dobronics, Kara Roberts and Caitlin Satler. 


3/8/2020, 10:09pm

Areanna Combs scores 22 points in home loss

The Eastern Michigan (14-14, 9-8) women’s basketball team wrapped up their regular season and celebrated Senior Night against the Western Michigan Broncos for their last home game of the season on Wednesday, March 4 at the Convocation Center. After the Eagles crushed the Toledo Rockets 64-46 last week, EMU was ready to get back into action against the Broncos, who were only one spot behind EMU in the MAC standings. 


3/6/2020, 10:39pm

Binelli starts hot but EMU falls to Toledo

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-15, 6-12) men’s basketball team lost their final regular season game of the year to the Toledo Rockets (16-15, 8-10) on Friday, March 6 at Savage Arena in Toledo. The Eagles were led by Thomas Binelli, who finished the game with 12 points and three rebounds. Luke Knapke had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Rockets. 


3/6/2020, 9:29pm

Eagles lose 70-54 on the road versus Western Michigan

The Western Michigan Broncos (13-17, 6-11) defended their home court in a win against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-14, 6-11) in Kalamazoo at University Arena on Tuesday night. EMU tied the Broncos at 35 with 17:07 left in the second half before being outscored 20-8 in the final nine minutes, ending with a 70-54 loss. 


3/1/2020, 2:29pm

Eagles pull off comeback win on Senior Day

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-13, 6-10) men’s basketball team came out with a huge victory on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Convocation Center. EMU came back from 14 points down to defeat Central Michigan, 67-63, behind Yeikson Montero’s 17 points. Boubacar Toure had 13 points and 14 rebounds on Senior Day for the Eagles. 


3/1/2020, 2:29pm

Gora and Jones combine for four hits in 12-7 loss

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-7) baseball team lost their seventh straight game, 12-7, versus North Dakota State on Friday, Feb. 28 at North Charlotte Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. Eastern Michigan’s seven runs is the second most they’ve scored in a game this year but it wasn’t enough to take down the Bison. Nate Jones led the Eagles with two runs batted in. 


3/1/2020, 2:28pm

Eagles fall to Ball State and Northern Illinois

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (15-13, 5-10) men’s basketball team fell to the Ball State Cardinals after having an early lead Saturday, Feb. 22 in Muncie, Ind. EMU lost again in the following game versus the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Convocation Center.