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Eastern Michigan Rolls Over Concordia 95-50

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SYRACUSE, NY - DECEMBER 3: Glenn Bryant #23 of the Eastern Michigan Eagles shoots the ball as he is pulled down by DaJuan Coleman #32 of the Syracuse Orange during the game at the Carrier Dome on December 3, 2012 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

SYRACUSE, NY – DECEMBER 3: Glenn Bryant #23 of the Eastern Michigan Eagles shoots the ball as he is pulled down by DaJuan Coleman #32 of the Syracuse Orange during the game at the Carrier Dome on December 3, 2012 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Karrington Ward scored a game-high 17 points and Eastern Michigan pounded Concordia 95-50 on Tuesday night.

Ward led five Eagles in double figures, as Eastern Michigan (2-0) shot 55.4 percent from the field and connected on 7-of-11 3-pointers in the rout.

After an early 3-pointer from Josh Fugate brought Concordia within 6-5 early in the game, the Eagles scored 29 unanswered points. Concordia was unable to recover, trailing by double digits for the remainder of the contest.

Glenn Bryant scored 14 while Ray Lee and Darell Combs scored 12 points apiece for the Eagles. Mike Talley added 10 points and seven assists.

The Eastern Michigan defense forced 30 turnovers and held Concordia (1-3) to 28.6 percent from the field. Da’Shonte Riley led Eastern Michigan with five blocked shots.

John Schaeffer scored a team-high 13 points for the Cardinals. Jesse Schienke added 10 points off the bench.

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