Michigan State Spartans 89, EMU 65
Eastern Michigan made the trip to East Lansing Monday night to take on No. 3 ranked Michigan State. As you might have expected, the Spartans, who led by 34 at one point, beat the Eagles 89-65.
Ty Toney led the way for the Eagles (2-1) with 18 points. Willie Mangum III added 10.
Deyonta Davis paced the Spartans (4-0) with 16 points. He was one of five MSU players in double figures.
The Eagles got off to a quick start, jumping out to a 4-0 lead. Eastern was playing some good defense, forcing Michigan State to take several bad shots. However, fouls were a problem for the Eagles. Michigan State was in the bonus with 10:15 to go in the first half.
The highlight of the half, literally, was Tim Bond’s one-handed dunk on a fast break late in the first half.
At the half, Eastern was down 40-25.
Michigan State ran away with it in the second half, extending its lead to as much as 34 (77-43, 5:54 remaining), on the way to the 24-point win.
EMU is off until Wednesday, when it takes on Marygrove at the Convocation Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.