Emichigan 29 40 69
Buffalo 32 32 64
Date of game: 3/13/2014

Recap: Buffalo vs. Eastern Mich

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Karrington Ward had 19 points and seven rebounds as the Eastern Michigan Eagles narrowly defeated the Buffalo Bulls, 69-64, in the third round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena.

Mike Talley finished with 12 points for the sixth-seeded Eagles (21-13), who will go up against second-seeded Toledo on Friday in the semifinal round.

Joshua Freelove scored 26 points, while Will Regan registered a double-double with 16 and 10 boards for the third-seeded Bulls (19-10). Jarod Oldham added 10 points, while Javon McCrea filled his stat line with 13 rebounds, seven points, five assists and four blocked shots, but converted only 2-of-13 from the floor.

Buffalo shot just 31.3 percent from the field in the opening half, yet managed to make good on 8-of-16 from 3-point range, as it led 32-29 at intermission. EMU made 38.7 percent of its field goal attempts in the period.

The Eagles connected on 40.7 percent of their shots from the floor in the second period and went 14-of-19 at the free-throw line. With 7:09 remaining in regulation, the game was tied at 55-55 but the Eagles went on a 7-0 run to create some space and then held on for the victory.

EMU's bench outscored the Bulls' reserves, 19-2.

Game Notes

Houston Baptist extends Shealy's contract

Houston Baptist has agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2017-18 academic year with football coach Vic Shealy, the Southland Conference university announced Tuesday.

NASCAR News
Turner Scott Motorsports shuts down Hornaday's truck team

Turner Scott Motorsports announced on Tuesday that it has ceased operations of its No. 30 team in the Camping World Truck Series.

Welker hit with 4-game PED ban

The Denver Broncos will be without one of their offensive weapons to begin the 2014 NFL season, as the league informed the team Tuesday that slot receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Reds move Bailey to 60-day DL

Homer Bailey's season has come to an end, as the Cincinnati Reds moved the right-hander to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday.

Blues ink first-round pick Fabbri

The St. Louis Blues agreed to terms on a three-year, two-way, entry-level contract with forward Robby Fabbri on Tuesday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.