Bowlinggrn 29 28 57
Emichigan 39 30 69
Date of game: 1/29/2014

Recap: Eastern Mich vs. Bowling Green

Ypsilanti, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind Glenn Bryant's double-double of 26 points and 10 rebounds, the Eastern Michigan Eagles took down the Bowling Green Falcons, 69-57, in a Mid-American Conference matchup at the Convocation Center.

For the Eagles (12-8, 4-3 MAC), Mike Talley added 12 points, while Daylen Harrison and Raven Lee each finished with 10 points.

Richaun Holmes led the Falcons (9-11, 3-4) with 20 points, while Anthony Henderson finished with 12 points, Spencer Parker scored 10 and Cameron Black pulled down 10 rebounds.

Eastern Michigan shot 44.1 percent from the field in the first half while Bowling Green shot 43.5 percent. Despite the shooting parity, Eagles took a 39-29 lead into halftime by pulling down 12 offensive rebounds and converting them into 15 points. They also forced 12 turnovers, which turned into 16 points.

Both teams struggled from the field after intermission, with the Eagles shooting only 34.6 percent and the Falcons just 30.3 percent. The Falcons got as close as five early in the second but the Eagles were able to pull away, pushing their lead to as many as 19 points as they coasted to victory.

Eastern Michigan had the advantage down low, outscoring Bowling Green 36-22 in the paint. The Eagles also finished with a 24-4 edge in points off of turnovers, as they created 17 takeaways in the game.

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