SPORTS


4/3/2019, 12:59pm

EMU Baseball Takes Down Concordia

 The Eastern Michigan baseball team hosted Concordia on Wednesday, March 27, at Oestrike Stadium. It was the second home game of the season for the Eagles and they have won both. EMU defeated Concordia 11-6, a day after a win over Northwestern Ohio.  


4/3/2019, 12:55pm

Spring Sports Recap

 The baseball team got the week started for Eastern Michigan athletics as they hosted Northwestern Ohio on Tuesday, March 26. They faced Concordia the following day while the track and field teams participated in four separate events which began on March 28 and ended two days later. 


4/3/2019, 12:15pm

ESPN Gives EMU Students Broadcasting Opportunity

 Every year ESPN airs hundreds of live broadcasts of professional and collegiate athletics ranging from NFL football to division II rowing. ESPN can reach millions of viewers each year through its multiple cable channels and online streaming service. The company is giving EMU students a chance to gain valuable experience broadcasting Eastern Michigan’s games for ESPN. 


4/3/2019, 11:57am

How This NBA Season is Changing LeBron’s Legacy

 With the 2018-19 NBA season heading into the postseason, it is a surprise that it will not be featuring NBA superstar LeBron James. This is the first time James won’t be in the playoffs since 2005. This goes to show just how dominant James has been. How does this affect his legacy as potentially the greatest basketball player ever? 


3/26/2019, 4:39pm

Men’s NCAA Tournament Begins

 The first full day of the 2019 NCAA Tournament began on Thursday, March 21, as Minnesota and Louisville faced off in Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. There would be 32 games played in the next two days at various locations. 


3/26/2019, 4:35pm

EMU Gymnastics Put Up Strong Scores at MAC Championships

 The Eastern Michigan gymnastics team placed third at the Mid-American Championships on Saturday in DeKalb, Illinois. The team finished with a 195.350 score, behind Northern Illinois (195.975) and Central Michigan (195.575). The Eagles fell 0.625 points short of winning their fourth conference championship.  


3/26/2019, 4:30pm

EMU Football Hosts Pro Day

 Eastern Michigan held their 2019 Pro Day on March 22 in their indoor practice facility, showcasing their 12 draft-eligible players in front of pro scouts. Over a dozen teams from the NFL and CFL were in attendance for the Pro Day. Some notable teams were the Detroit Lions, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons and Saskatchewan Roughriders. 


3/26/2019, 4:23pm

EMU Baseball Swept Over the Weekend

  Eastern Michigan Baseball opened Mid-American Conference play with a three-game series sweep versus rival Northern Illinois on March 22-24 at Ralph McKinzie Stadium in Dekalb, Ill. This marks the fifth time that the Eagles have been swept this season, leaving them with a MAC worst record of 3-19-1. The Huskies on the other hand now have a slightly better record of 7-16.  


3/19/2019, 1:32pm

Buffalo Women’s Basketball Captures MAC Title

 The Buffalo women’s basketball team has won the MAC Tournament championship, taking down Ohio in the championship game Saturday, March 16 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bulls will advance to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in school history, after reaching the Sweet Sixteen last season.  


3/19/2019, 1:25pm

Danielle Minott Earns All-MAC Honors

 Eastern Michigan senior forward Danielle Minott earned honorable mention All-MAC honors, alongside Oshlynn Brown (Ball State), Kendall McCoy (Miami RedHawks), Mikaela Boyd (Toledo Rockets) and Deja Wimby (Western Michigan). Minott averaged 13.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in her senior season.  


3/19/2019, 1:21pm

Eastern Michigan Men’s Basketball Season Recap

  Going into its eighth season under head coach, Rob Murphy, the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team had high optimism for the 2018-19 season. However, the Eagles finished the season with a 15-17 overall record. The team finished third in the MAC West with a 9-9 conference record. 


3/19/2019, 1:14pm

EMU Baseball Explodes For 10-2 Win Over Dayton

Eastern Michigan baseball defeated Dayton 10-2 on the road on March 12, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. The Eagles had their most explosive offensive performance of the year, and were led by two hits, two runs and one RBI from Zachary Owings. 


3/19/2019, 1:07pm

EMU Gymnastics Sticks the Landing

 Eastern Michigan’s final dual meet at home of the season yielded arguably its best performance as they beat Kent State 196.025-193.900. On a night that was dedicated to the outgoing senior members, the underclassmen led the way for the Eagles. 


3/19/2019, 1:03pm

EMU Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker In Cleveland

The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team had its season come to an end with an 88-80 loss to rival Central Michigan in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals. Jenna Annecchiarico had 21 points in the last game of her freshman year.  


3/14/2019, 1:01pm

EMU Baseball Swept by Marshall

The Eastern Michigan baseball team was swept by Marshall in a four-game series in Huntington, W. Va. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead in multiple games, but Marshall would come back and win. Eastern also suffered the worst loss in two years, a 25-3 loss in game three of the series. 


3/14/2019, 12:56pm

EMU Men’s Basketball Loses Final Regular Season Game

 Eastern Michigan fails to pick up a win in its final regular season game. After a strong start on defense, Toledo proceeded to pick apart EMU from the 3-point line enroute to a win. As a result, Eastern will play Ball State in the first round of the MAC Tournament against Ball State.  


3/14/2019, 12:51pm

EMU Men’s Hoops MAC Tournament Preview

 Previewing the Eagles’ first-round game against Ball State on March 11 at the Convocation Center. Eastern Michigan and Ball State have already played twice this year and the Eagles have won both occasions. It has been 21 years since the Eagles last won the MAC Tournament. 


3/14/2019, 12:47pm

EMU Women’s Basketball Wins Final Regular Season

The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team fought back from a 13-point deficit in the first quarter to win by 10 in the final regular season game of the year. Jenna Annecchiarico led all scorers with 19 points and six assists. The Eagles will stay on the road to play Akron in the first round of the MAC Tournament. 


3/12/2019, 9:56am

EMU Women’s Basketball Advances on Minott’s Last-Second Shot

 Danielle Minott scored the winning layup for Eastern Michigan with 2.6 seconds left in the fourth quarter, leading to a 61-59 victory over Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Monday, March 11. The Eagles move on to the quarterfinals round of the MAC Tournament to play Central Michigan in Cleveland on March 13 at noon.