The EMU Eagles Mens Basketball team knocked off The University of Detroit Mercy by a score of 87-61 at U of D. Wednesday. This is the first time that Eastern has defeated Detroit Mercy at Calihan Hall since the 1980's. In the post game press conference head coach Coach Rob Murphy said that he was very happy about the defense EMU played. Coach added that it was important for the team to know that they could win a big game on the road.
EMU senior William Magnum lead the Eagles in scoring with 21 points, while Ray Lee added 17.
With a 5-3 record Eastern Michigan is off to a great start!
The next game will be played on Dec 11 when EMU takes on Siena Heights University at the Convocation Center. Tip off is at 2 PM. See you there!
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|Convocation Center. Ypsilanti. Home of EMU Basketball. Photo Purple Walrus Press.|