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.
The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team lost to the Toledo Rockets in double overtime at the Convocation Center on Senior Night. EMU is now 12-16 on the year as they prepare for their final regular season game versus Ball State. Jenna Annecchiarico had a team-high 19 points in the loss against Toledo. Corrione Cardwell added 14 points and six rebounds.
Paul Jackson had 19 points along with five assists and four steals for EMU (13-15, 7-8 MAC). James Thompson IV notched a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Elijah Minnie had 11, despite not being in the starting five like usual. Kevin McKay had the game-high in points at 23 and grabbed 10 rebounds for Central (20-8, 9-6). David DiLeo scored 18 and went 5-of-9 shooting from the 3-point range.
A stellar rebounding performance led the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team (12-12, 5-8 MAC) to a victory over the Akron Zips (14-10, 5-8) 67-60 at home on Wednesday night.
Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball defeated Ball State University 56-53 Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center.