Wgreenbay 18 40 58
Emichigan 29 38 67
Date of game: 12/10/2013

Recap: Eastern Mich vs. Green Bay

Ypsilanti, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Raven Lee put up 17 points to lead the Eastern Michigan Eagles to a 67-58 triumph over the Green Bay Phoenix at the Convocation Center.

Karrington Ward recorded 13 points and three steals for EMU (6-3), which snapped a three-game losing streak. Mike Tally and Da'Shonte Riley scored 11 points apiece, with Riley also grabbing a team-high eight rebounds.

For Green Bay (5-3), Alec Brown paced all scorers with 19 points and made it a double-double with 10 boards. Keifer Sykes chipped in 13 points for the visitors.

A low-scoring first half ended with EMU on top, 29-18. It shot a modest 41.7 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes, while Green Bay struggled mightily at 28.6 percent.

Both teams improved in the second half from the field, the Eagles to 47.1 percent and the Phoenix to 40 percent, but Green Bay got no closer than six points of the lead in the final stanza.

EMU outscored Green Bay at the foul line, 28-17, and won the turnover battle, 18-12.

Game Notes

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