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Posted on Sat, Mar 6, 2010 : 1:46 p.m.

Eastern Michigan basketball team opens MAC tournament play Sunday against Northern Illinois

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Eastern Michigan University junior forward Brandon Bowdry averages 16 points and 9.8 rebounds a game. (Photo: Lon Horwedel |

WHAT: Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

WHO: Northern Illinois (10-19, 6-10) at Eastern Michigan (16-14, 8-8)

WHERE: Eastern Michigan's Convocation Center

WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday

AT STAKE: The winner advances in the Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland to face Akron at 2 p.m. Thursday.

OTHER MAC GAMES SUNDAY: Bowling Green at Western Michigan; Ohio at Ball State; Toledo at Buffalo.

EASTERN MICHIGAN NOTES: Junior forward Brandon Bowdry, who has 21 double-doubles in his career, averages 16 points and 9.8 rebounds a game. Senior guard Carlos Medlock, coming off a 27-point game against Central Michigan, averages 16.3 points a game.