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11/16/2012 11:14 PM EST
Eastern Michigan defeats Eastern Illinois 60-52
EASTRN MICHIGAN 60, EASTRN ILLINOIS 52
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Derek Thompson scored 22 points to help
lead Eastern Michigan to a win against Eastern Illinois 60-52 on
Friday night in EMU's "Ice Man" Classic.
Thompson was 5 of 12 from 3-point range. Daylen Harrison scored
18 points and was 11 of 11 at the free throw line. Da'Shonte
Riley had seven rebounds for the Eagles (2-1).
Sherman Blanford had 14 points and nine rebounds for Eastern
Illinois. Josh Piper added 13 points. Austin Akers had seven
assists for the Panthers (0-3).
Eastern Illinois led 26-23 at halftime in a game with 12 lead
changes and nine ties.
Eastern Michigan shot 28 percent from the field in the first
half, but improved to 50 percent in the second half.
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