Scores

Final

E Michigan 45

(3-20, 1-8 MAC)

Ohio 57

(12-10, 5-4 MAC)

    5:00 PM ET, February 7, 2009

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    EMU 20 2545
    OHIO 24 3357

    Top Performers

    Eastern Michigan: B. Bowdry 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Ohio: J. Tillman 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Ohio 57, E. Michigan 45

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Jerome Tillman's 14 points moved him into 10th place on Ohio's career scoring list and helped the Bobcats to a 57-45 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

    Steven Coleman added 10 points for Ohio (12-10, 5-4 Mid-American Conference).

    Ohio went to the line just seven times, making five free throw attempts, while beating Eastern for the fourth consecutive time at home.

    Brandon Bowdry and Justin Dobbins had 11 points apiece for the Eagles (3-20, 1-8), whose 45 points were a season low for the Ohio defense.

    Ohio took the lead for good on a 3-pointer by Tommy Freeman that made it 9-6 at 12:08, and Ohio led 24-20 at the half. Dobbins cut that to 2 points on a jumper four seconds into the second half, but bookend baskets by Freeman started and ended a 7-0 run that put the Bobcats in control the rest of the way.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EMU
    OHIO
    Points 45 57
    FG Made-Attempted 16-41 (.390) 24-50 (.480)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 5-7 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 13

    2008-09 Season

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