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E. Michigan uses late spurt to beat C. Michigan 72-67

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) James Thompson IV posted his 19th double-double of the season and Elijah Minnie joined him and Eastern Michigan downed Central Michigan 72-67 on Saturday.

Thompson finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds and Minnie posted 13 and 10, respectively. Eastern Michigan (16-11, 7-7 Mid-American) outscored the Chippewas 16-9 in the final 3 1/2 minutes to seal the win.

Tim Bond put the Eagles up for good with a 3-point play to make it 65-63 with 47 seconds left, and at the other end, Bond blocked a 3-point attempt by Luke Meyer on the left baseline nine seconds later. Minnie rebounded the deflection, David DiLeo fouled him and he went to the line to sink a pair for a 67-63 lead.

Paul Jackson scored 15 points for Eastern Michigan which had a 43-30 rebounding advantage.

Kevin McKay recorded his second double of the season for Central Michigan (16-11, 5-9) with 14 points and 16 rebounds, Meyer scored 13 and Cecil Williams added 12.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo E. Michigan 16-11 284472
home team logo C. Michigan 16-11 343367
Team Stats
away team logo E. Michigan 16-11 70.3 PPG 40.4 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo C. Michigan 16-11 85.3 PPG 43.8 RPG 13.9 APG
Key Players
5
E. Minnie 13.2 PPG 4.6 RPG 1.3 APG 40.0 FG%
0
L. Austin Jr. 17.6 PPG 5.6 RPG 5.6 APG 51.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB