Northern Illinois vs Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan defeats Northern Illinois 56-52

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Mike Talley tied his career high with 21 points and Eastern Michigan scored the last 10 points of the game as the Eagles defeated Northern Illinois 56-52 on Saturday.

The Eagles (17-12, 9-7 Mid-American) trailed by 13 points when they went on a 12-0 run to get within 43-42 with 8:44 left. Then, down 52-46 with 3:17 to go, they staged their second run to triumph with Talley's 3-pointer with 22 seconds left breaking the final tie.

Darell Combs added 11 points for EMU, which had lost 61-59 in double overtime at Northern Illinois on Feb. 20. Talley, who also had a career-high six rebounds, Combs and Karrington Ward were a combined 16 of 16 on free throws. The Eagles played without second-leading scorer Raven Lee, who was ill, and had lost two starters to fouls by the 5:41 mark.

The Huskies (13-15, 7-9) got 11 points from Aaric Armstead.

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Scoreboard
Northern Illinois (13-15)282452
Eastern Michigan (17-12) «223456

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Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.0-03-0316
Akron0-02-071
Buffalo0-02-026
Miami (Ohio)0-03-1131
Bowling Green0-02-195
Ohio0-02-2228
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan0-04-071
Toledo0-03-03
N. Illinois0-01-0316
C. Michigan0-02-1152
W. Michigan0-02-3289
Ball St.0-01-3209
 
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