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Eastern Michigan Eagles 2015 Preview and Prediction

If history is any indication, Year Two is a good time for a Chris Creighton team. His team at Wabash improved from 8-2 to 12-1, and his team at...
Via Athlon Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan women's basketball player and fellow student killed in crash

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Authorities say an Eastern Michigan University women's basketball player and another student were killed in a head-on collision. The Washtenaw County sheriff's department says the collision happened at around 1 a.m. Sunday in Ypsilanti Township. It says a vehicle driven by 21-year-old junior forward Shannise Heady veered over the road's center line, hitting...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan center gets crushed after fumbling snap (Video)

The center for the Eastern Michigan Eagles football team paid for fumbling a snap during Saturday's game against Michigan State by getting crushed by two defenders after picking up the ball. The play perfectly summed up the day for Eastern Michigan as they were crushed by Michigan State by the score of 73-14.Vine via. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check...
Via Holdout Sports
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday afternoon the Michigan State Spartans will host the Eastern Michigan Eagles. No. 11 Michigan State (1-1) is trying to rebound following a lopsided loss to Oregon a week ago. Eastern Michigan (1-2) will try their best to be competitive in this one. Coverage of the game between Eastern Michigan and Michigan State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at...
Via Tireball.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators crush Eastern Michigan 65-0 in 2014 season debut

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida (RS) Junior QB Jeff Driskel passed for 248 yards and a touchdown as the Gators shut out the overmatched Eastern Michigan Eagles by a blowout 65-0 margin in a non-conference game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The 65 points for … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

What to expect Saturday against the Eastern Michigan Eagles

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Well, the closest we have gotten to the Florida “new look offense” so far, was watching Jeff Driskel warming up with his receivers approximately 30 minutes before the storms rolled into Gainesville. I was there, I experienced … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan to install gray field turf for 2014 season

Eastern Michigan University announced Thursday that the team plans to install new gray field turf at Rynearson Stadium for the start of the 2014 season. EMU athletic director Heather Lyke and new head football coach Chris Creighton made the announcement at the Convocation Center Thursday afternoon detailing their plans centered around “building the football program from the ground...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan to debut gray field in 2014 at Rynearson Stadium

Come Fall when they debut their gray football field , Eastern Michigan will join Boise State as the only two FBS schools with turf that isn’t green.  EMU announced Thursday that Rynearson Stadium will have gray turf.  Gray. For a program has had more than their fair share of issues with attendance, recruiting and winning, a move like this can only help.  People are talking about...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Eastern Michigan Officially Unveils Plans for Gray FieldTurf Football Field

The Eastern Michigan Eagles appear ready to try just about anything in hopes of generating some buzz around their downtrodden football program. The latest plan is what you see pictured above: a new gray playing surface at Ryerson Stadium, henceforth known as “The Factory”. “Our colors are green and white but our collars are blue,” new EMU head coach Chris Creighton said in...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kornacki: Remembering Bob Welch, my classmate and friend

Bob Welch can't be dead. Can he? Upon learning on Tuesday afternoon that Welch, my classmate and friend at Eastern Michigan University, had died of a heart attack Monday night at his home in Seal Beach, Calif., I couldn't believe it. He was only 57. Welch leaves behind three grown children whom he loved deeply and some very special memories. He won the 1990 Cy Young Award by winning...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant Rips Fans for Lack of Support

Eastern Michigan advanced in the CIT Tournament after beating Norfolk State, 58-54. After the game, the senior took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the program and the less than 400 people who showed up to the Convocation Center to watch EMU earn its first postseason victory in 18 years. We FORSURE got the top 5 worst support in the NCAA, it's almost 30,000 students go to...
Via Diehardsport
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan player rips fans for lack of support

Eastern Michigan beat Norfolk State in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, which is a step below the NIT … and the CBI. The Eagles did so despite less than 400 fans turning up for the Tuesday night game (announced attendance was 373). Afterward, senior Glenn Bryant went off: We FORSURE got the top 5 worst support in the NCAA, it's almost 30,000 students go...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan Eagles season preview

Eastern Michigan University first-year head coach Chris Creighton is looking ahead to a bright future and a new opportunity in the 2014 season. Prior to arriving at EMU, Creighton compiled a 139-46 record (.764 winning percentage) at three different schools (Drake, Wabash, and Ottawa). “It is both a huge opportunity and responsibility and I am fired up about it,” Creighton said...
Via College Football Universe
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eatern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant posterizing dunk over a Westen Michigan player

Western Michigan’s Tucker Haymond didn’t have the best evening during Tuesday’s game with Eastern Michigan. Haymond was the recipient of a posterizing dunk by Eastern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant, he also appeared to injure his ankle on the play, and his team lost 56-37 to Eastern. The post Eatern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant posterizing dunk over a Westen Michigan player appeared...
Via Diehardsport
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: EMU’s Glenn Bryant makes SportsCenter with highlight dunk against Western Michigan

It’s not every night that Eastern Michigan makes SportsCenter but last night was the exception. During Easter Michigan’s MAC match up with Western Michigan Tuesday night, EMU F Glenn Bryant drove the lane early in the first half for a nice one handed dunk over the head of Broncos G Tucker Haymond. The dunk seemed to help set the tone for the rest of the night too as the Eagles...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Eastern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant drops the hammer with big dunk

Eastern Michigan's Glenn Bryant dropped the hammer with this big dunk against Western Michigan.
Via Gamedayr
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan handles Rochester (Mich) 92-54

Karrington Ward scored 14 points to lead a balanced attack for Eastern Michigan, as the Eagles pounded Rochester (Mich.) 92-54 on Saturday. Eastern Michigan (7-5) got 12 points from Darell Combs, 11 points from Ray Lee and 10 points apiece from Glenn Bryant and Daylen Harrison. Da'Shonte Riley pulled down 14 rebounds. The Eagles shot 60 percent from the floor but were just 3...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan edges Oakland 81-79 in overtime

Darell Combs hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left as Eastern Michigan edged Oakland 81-79 in overtime on Saturday. After Combs' 3 gave Eastern Michigan (7-3) an 80-79 lead, Oakland missed a jumper with nine seconds left and committed a foul. Combs then made 1 of 2 free throws and Travis Bader missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer for Oakland (3-10). Mike Talley led Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan holds off Green Bay in 67-58 win

Ray Lee scored 17 points to help Eastern Michigan snap a three-game losing streak with a 67-58 victory over Green Bay Tuesday night. Lee was 5 of 9 from the field, including two 3-pointers, as the Eagles (5-3) took control of the game with a 12-0 run midway through the first half to build a lead that would never be challenged. Karrington Ward, who entered the game averaging 16.5...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Two arrested in EMU receiver Demarius Reed's Oct. 18 shooting death

Police have arrested two people in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player at an off-campus apartment complex, the Ypsilanti school announced Monday. One suspect was arraigned Sunday and the other was being arraigned Monday in the slaying of Demarius Reed, the university said on its website. The Ypsilanti Police Department planned to release more information...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Glanville wants the vacant Eastern Michigan head coaching job

Former NFL head coach Jerry Glanville wants to get back into coaching and is already looking at some possible landing spots. In fact he’s already turned in an application… to Eastern Michigan University. According to various reports, the 72-year old Glanville who previously coached the NFL’s Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons told USA Today that he has applied for the Eastern...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles defeat Cleveland State 81-69

Eastern Michigan used a 49 points second half to defeat Cleveland State 81-69 Monday night from the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. Holding Cleveland State to a .299 field goal percentage, the Eagles got 28 points and 6 rebounds from Karrington Ward who led all scorers on the night. Glenn Bryant had 10 points off the bench for Eastern.  
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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