Higgins leads Eastern Michigan past Canisius 75-58

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP)—Jay Higgins dropped 25 points on Canisius in Eastern Michigan’s 75-58 victory Monday night.

Higgins included five of his team’s seven 3-pointers in a 10-for-17 shooting night for the Eagles (5-2), who won their third straight.

Brandon Bowdry added 18 points and a game-high eight rebounds, and Carlos Medlock went 7-for-9 from the free throw line en route to 12 points. Medlock, the current Mid-American Conference West player of the week, also had a game-best eight assists.

Greg Logins led the Golden Griffins (3-2) with 18 points and seven rebounds. Frank Turner scored 12 points and Elton Frazier 11.

Tomas Vazquez-Simmons converted a layup to pull Canisius within 10-6 with 16:40 left in the first half. But then Eastern Michigan embarked on a 25-10 spurt that put the game away.

The Eagles, who never trailed, led 46-25 at intermission.

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Greg Logins Greg Logins
6-10,  18 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists
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Jay Higgins Jay Higgins
10-17,  25 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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