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Eastern Michigan tops Western Michigan 50-49 in OT
EASTRN MICHIGAN 50, WESTRN MICHIGAN 49
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Glenn Bryant scored 15 points, including
a jumper with 2:09 left in overtime that turned out to be the
game-winner, in Eastern Michigan's 50-49 victory over Western
Michigan on Saturday.
Bryant's score put the Eagles (14-15, 7-7 Mid-American) ahead
48-47, and J.R. Sims added two free throws with 29 seconds left.
Nate Hutcheson then made a jumper with 20 seconds left to pull
Eastern Michigan back within one, but neither team scored again.
Daylen Harrison added 13 points and six rebounds for Eastern
Michigan, which snapped Western Michigan's three-game winning
Shayne Whittington led the Broncos (18-10, 9-5) with 11 points
and 11 rebounds.
The game was tight throughout, and neither team managed more
than a seven-point lead the entire game. EMU's Derek Thompson's
3-pointer with 1:36 left in regulation ended up forcing
Both teams end their regular seasons Tuesday: WMU hosts Ball
State, while EMU visits Central Michigan.
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