YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV and Baylee Steele had 18 points and 10 rebounds apiece, Jordan Nobles had 13 points, nine boards and five assists and Eastern Michigan beat Central Michigan 85-63 on Tuesday night.

Other than minutes, Steele had never reached double digits in any category coming in. It was coach Rob Murphy’s 100th career win.

Eastern Michigan (9-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) never trailed in the second half, Jordan Nobles hit a 3-pointer to make it 51-38 with 14:40 left and the Eagles led by double figures the rest of the way.

"The name is Bond. Tim Bond." #SCtop10

A post shared by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) on

EMU used a 13-2 run and led 74-52 with 5:50 to play. Bond had a high-flying dunk — from a step inside the free throw line — over a defender’s outstretched arms before a steal by Willie Mangum. He fed Bond, who threw alley-oop pass to Thompson for an acrobatic layup, and another Mangum steal led to a layup by Nobles to cap the spurt.

Marcus Keene had 22 points for Central Michigan (10-4, 0-1), which committed a season-high 17 turnovers that led to 24-EMU points.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Cooking Classes In DetroitLearn how to whip up some wonderful dishes while having fun!
5 Bucket List Items To Cross Off In DetroitThe “must-do” items for anyone making a trip to Detroit.
Best Spots For A Quick Lunch In Downtown DetroitThese places will get you in and out.

Watch & Listen LIVE