Emichigan 30 31 61
Miaohio 22 43 65
Date of game: 2/1/2014

Recap: Miami-Ohio vs. Eastern Mich

Oxford, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Will Felder recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds as the Miami-Ohio RedHawks defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 65-61, in a Mid-American Conference battle at Millett Hall.

Will Sullivan scored a game-high 19 points for Miami (9-10, 5-3 MAC) as it picked up its fourth win in five outings. Geovonie McKnight contributed 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting from the floor.

Raven Lee led the Eagles (12-9, 4-4) with 18 points. Karrington Ward finished with 16 points and seven boards while Mike Talley dealt out five assists. Glenn Bryant grabbed eight rebounds, but hit on only 3-of-7 field goal tries for eight points.

EMU took a 30-22 lead into the intermission after it made good on 40 percent of its field goal attempts including 4-of-9 from 3-point range in the opening period. The RedHawks were limited to only 29.6 percent efficiency from the floor and committed nine turnovers in the first half.

Although the RedHawks turned the ball over nine times after the break, they improved to connect on 58.3 percent of their attempts from the field and also converted 11-of-13 tries at the charity stripe in the second stanza. The Eagles went 11-of-30 from the floor over the final 20 minutes of the contest.

Miami held a 39-29 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored the visitors, 20-16, in the paint.

Game Notes

Five FCS teams banned from postseason

Five FCS programs received postseason bans for the 2015 season under NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate penalties announced Wednesday

Adrian Peterson wants to secure future with Vikings

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear Wednesday that Adrian Peterson's only options are playing in Minnesota or retiring.

Cardinals 1B Adams to miss 3-4 months with quad strain

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is expected to miss the next 3-to-4 months while recovering from a severe right quadriceps strain that he suffered running the bases on Tuesday.

On the ropes, Blackhawks scratch Timonen

Facing elimination in a Game 6 on home ice Wednesday against the Anaheim Ducks, the Chicago Blackhawks decided to make veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen a healthy scratch.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.