Wmichigan 14 23 37
Emichigan 32 24 56
Date of game: 1/14/2014

Recap: Eastern Mich vs. Western Mich

Ypsilanti, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Talley and Darell Combs each scored 14 points as the Eastern Michigan Eagles overpowered the Western Michigan Broncos to take a 56-37 decision in Mid-American Conference play at the Convocation Center.

Talley also had three steals and Glenn Bryant chipped in seven points for Eastern Michigan (10-6, 2-1 MAC), which has won three of its last four.

David Brown scored a game-high 18 points and Shayne Whittington had 10 rebounds for Western Michigan (9-6, 2-1), which had a four-game winning streak snapped.

Eastern Michigan shot 43.5 percent from the floor, including a 6-of-10 showing from beyond the arc, in the first half. Meanwhile, Western Michigan had only four field goals in the frame to enter halftime trailing 32-14.

After the break the Eagles cooled to 29.2 percent shooting, but it was enough to hold off the Broncos, who totaled only eight field goals in the period.

The Eagles outscored the Broncos 27-10 off of turnovers and 20-6 in the paint.

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