Share the Score

Missouri State rally beats Eastern Michigan 57-54
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP)—Anthony Downing scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:45 to play, and Missouri State defeated Eastern Michigan 57-54 on Saturday.

Marcus Marshall added 11 points for the Bears (9-20), who trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half in the nonconference game.

Derek Thompson led the Eagles (12-15) with 19 points, going 4 for 6 from 3-point range.

J.R. Sims, who scored 11 points, made a 3-pointer just before halftime to send Eastern Michigan into the break with a 29-21 lead. The Eagles were in control most of the second half but Missouri State finally took the lead thanks to a late 16-2 run that included Downing’s basket that made it 48-47.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Missouri St.
Anthony Downing Anthony Downing
4-9,  16 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 East. Michigan
Derek Thompson Derek Thompson
7-11,  19 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders


Conference Scoreboard

Saturday, Feb 23