Eastern Michigan snuffs Toledo rally for 58-49 win

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP)—Brandon Bowdry had a team-high 17 points and Eastern Michigan let a 15-point halftime lead slip away before rebounding for a 58-49 win over Toledo on Wednesday night.

Justin Dobbins added 16 points and four blocked shots and Antonio Green scored 13 points for the Eagles (5-23, 3-10 Mid-American), who led 30-15 at halftime on 52 percent shooting.

The Rockets (5-23, 3-10) chipped away until they took a 43-41 lead on a Tyrone Kent jumper with 9:08 remaining. A Green free throw two minutes later put Eastern ahead to stay, 46-45, and the Eagles defended a single-digit lead the rest of the way.

Kent finished with 20 points and Justin Anyijong had 10 points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Rockets.

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Tyrone Kent Tyrone Kent
7-17,  20 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists
 East. Michigan
Justin Dobbins Justin Dobbins
6-8,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists

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