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Illinois-Chicago vs Eastern Michigan

E. Michigan 68, Ill.-Chicago 57

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Derek Thompson scored 17 points as Eastern Michigan rallied from a seven-point second-half deficit to beat Illinois-Chicago 68-57 in a season opener Friday night.

Paris Carter led the Flames with a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds, both game highs. Daniel Barnes added 10 points.

Darrell Lampley scored 12 points and Matt Balkema 10 for the Eagles, who raised their record against the Flames to 4-0.

Barnes' 3-pointer put the Flames ahead 38-31 with 16:42 to go, but the Eagles outscored them 37-19 from there. Antonio Green's tip-in put Eastern Michigan ahead 50-49 with 6:57 remaining, and the Eagles led the rest of the game.

Thompson went 7-for-10 from the field and 3-for-4 from the line. Green, who scored nine points, made the Eagles' only 3-pointer.

Eastern Michigan outshot Illinois-Chicago 46.2 percent (24 of 52) to 39.6 percent (21 of 53).

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Scoreboard
Illinois-Chicago (0-1)263157
Eastern Michigan (1-0) «274168
 
Illinois-Chicago Flames
P. Carter, F336-117-12111419
D. Williams, F294-70-05038
D. Barnes, G354-120-013210
M. Brown, G332-94-45439
G. Talton, G291-50-04322
G. Travis173-50-21136
H. Humes110-20-02130
M. Bush91-20-00023
W. Simonton40-00-00000
Totals 21-5311-1834132257
 39.6%61.1% 
Eastern Michigan Eagles
J. Harris, F311-42-46134
M. Balkema, F124-72-330510
A. Green, G372-54-45119
D. Lampley, G294-104-722112
D. Thompson, G227-103-432117
K. Janton252-43-57037
J. Sims182-41-12015
A. Strickland131-30-01012
A. Harper111-50-01112
Q. Dailey20-00-01000
Totals 24-5219-283771768
 46.2%67.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Green Bay14-224-7
Clev. St.12-421-12
Wright St.10-621-15
Valparaiso9-718-16
Milwaukee7-921-14
Oakland7-913-20
Youngstown St.6-1015-17
Detroit6-1013-19
Ill.-Chicago1-156-25

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Buffalo13-519-10
Akron12-621-13
Ohio11-725-12
Miami (Ohio)8-1013-18
Kent St.7-1116-16
Bowling Green6-1212-20
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Toledo14-427-7
W. Michigan14-423-10
E. Michigan10-822-15
N. Illinois8-1015-17
C. Michigan3-1510-21
Ball St.2-165-25
 
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