By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.
The Eagles of Eastern Michigan University defeated the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies in Mens's hoops at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti Wednesday night, December 6, by a score of 95-89. The 6-2 Eagle have yet to lose a game at home at the Convo Center and that's exciting for EMU Basketball fans, including yours truly.
The Eagles shot 56.5 percent from the field shooting 35 of 62, which is excellent against another division school. In the second half Eastern was 18 for 28 in shooting. EMU also snagged 12 steals which is indicative of the superior defense Eastern has displayed thus far this season. Indeed, the Eagles were in control throughout the entire game.
Redshirt junior Paul Jackson scored 24 points with six assists, Junior James Thompson also scored 24 points and redshirt junior Elijah Minnie scored 24 points as well.
Next up Eastern Michigan takes on Central State on Saturday, Dec 9 at home at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. Tip off is at 2 pm. See you there!