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Posted on Sun, Feb 14, 2010 : 5:23 p.m.

Brandon Bowdry leads Eastern Michigan basketball team past Western Michigan, 66-52

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Eastern Michigan's Brandon Bowdry, a junior forward, works for room under the basket Sunday against Western Michigan. Bowdry finished with 18 points to lead the Eagles to a 66-52 victory against Western. (Photo: Melanie Maxwell |

YPSILANTI (AP) — 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 Eastern Michigan basketball team (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.

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Mon, Feb 15, 2010 : 3:53 p.m.

It's an AP report. does not cover EMU, at least not really. May be the only D1 school in the country that does not have a true hometown newspaper. What a shame?


Mon, Feb 15, 2010 : 7:46 a.m.

That's the full article?