Eastern Michigan holds off IPFW for 60-47 victory
Sun Nov 18, 2:57 AM UTC
Derek Thompson scored 17 points and Glenn Bryant added 11 to lead Eastern Michigan to a 60-47 victory against IPFW in an ``Ice Man'' Classic game on Saturday night.
Daylen Harrison added eight points and eight rebounds for the Eagles (3-1).
Frank Gaines had 17 points and Luis Jacobo 10 for the Mastodons (2-2).
Pierre Bland's fast-break layup with 3:02 remaining got IPFW within 49-45, but that was its last successful shot from the floor. The Mastodons missed their last six attempts, with Da'Shonte Riley blocking two shots and Jamell Harris one for Eastern Michigan down the stretch.
Riley, who had four blocks for the game, gave the Eagles insurance points with a dunk and two free throws in the final 1:30.
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