Axon, Eastern Michigan end losing streak with 63-56 win over Ohio

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP)—Jarred Axon scored 18 points and Carlos Medlock added 13 and five assists Wednesday to help Eastern Michigan stop a three-game losing streak with a 63-56 victory over Ohio.

Justin Orr, Leon Williams and Bubba Walther had nine points apiece for the Bobcats (15-7, 6-3 Mid-American), who saw a five-game winning streak end. Ohio’s 17-for-49 performance (35 percent) from the field was its worst in a conference game this season.

Jesse Bunkley scored five of his 12 points during a 13-2 run early in the second half that gave the Eagles (8-13, 4-5) a cushion they never lost. Ohio never got closer than six points the rest of the game.

The Eagles outscored Ohio 8-3 in the final four minutes of the first half and led 26-21 at intermission.

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 Top Performers
 Ohio
Leon Williams Leon Williams
2-2,  9 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists
 East. Michigan
Carlos Medlock Carlos Medlock
3-6,  13 Pts
6 Rebs, 5 Assists

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