Eastern Michigan defeats Toledo 58-42

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP)—Brandon Bowdry scored 20 points and Eastern Michigan defeated Toledo 58-42 on Wednesday night.

The Eagles (14-12, 5-7 Mid-American Conference) shot 40 percent (10 of 25) and held the Rockets to 25 percent shooting (5 of 20) to build a 31-12 lead at halftime.

The Rockets would score the first basket of the second half on a layup by Malcom Griffin, but wouldn’t pull any closer in their 17th straight loss. Eastern Michigan led by as many as 27, 43-16, on Bowdry’s layup with 15:38 remaining.

Carlos Medlock had 11 points and Jay Higgins dished out seven assists for Eastern Michigan, which tallied 18 assists and just six turnovers.

The Eagles were 13 of 19 from the free throw line (68.4 percent), while Toledo made just six trips to the charity stripe, connecting on four.

Ian Salter was the only player in double figures for the Rockets (3-24, 0-13), scoring 10 points.

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 Top Performers
 East. Michigan
Brandon Bowdry Brandon Bowdry
7-13,  20 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Toledo
Ian Salter Ian Salter
5-8,  10 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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Wednesday, Feb 17