YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Brandon Bowdry scored 18 points, leading four Eastern Michigan players in double figures and the Eagles defeated Western Michigan 66-52 on Sunday.
Bowdry also had 12 rebounds for the Eagles (13-12, 5-7), who never trailed in the Mid-American Conference contest. Justin Dobbins had 17 points, Carlos Medlock 14 and Jay Higgins 12 for Eastern Michigan.David Kool led all scorers with 22 points for Western Michigan (13-12, 5-7). Flenard Whitfield added 12 for the Broncos.Eastern Michigan owned a 42-32 edge on the boards, although the Broncos' Donald Lawson led all players with 13 rebounds.The Eagles led 31-24 at halftime. Western Michigan scored the first five points of the second half, but came no closer and Eastern Michigan later used a 13-2 run to put the game out of reach.