Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Eastern Michigan 50
(12-14, 1-11 away)
Ohio 73
(20-6, 15-1 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (OH)
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Eastern Michigan 16 34 50
Ohio 36 37 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Eastern Michigan J Sims 12 M Balkema 6 J Sims 2
Ohio R Keely 20 I Baltic 9 D Cooper 10

Eastern Michigan shot just 27.6 percent from the field and was crushed by Ohio 73-50 in conference play on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Eastern Michigan fell way behind at halftime, 36-16, and was never able to get back in it. The Eagles got a team-high 12 points and two rebounds from J.R. Sims. Derek Thompson had nine points. D.J Cooper recorded a double-double for the Bobcats on 16 points and 10 assists (5 Stl 3 Reb). Eastern Michigan (12-14, 5-7 MAC) hosts Missouri State (8-20, 6-10 The Valley) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Eastern Michigan Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 8:35 left to go.
  • Eastern Michigan started 12-14 during the 2004 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • Eastern Michigan has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording five or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition records 73 or more total points this season, Eastern Michigan has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 28 or more field goals made this season, Eastern Michigan has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.3 percent or better this season, Eastern Michigan has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • The top two scorers (J.R. Sims and Derek Thompson) accounted for 42.0 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (17) than the starters (13).
  • Matt Balkema has led the team in rebounding in three out of 26 games this season.
  • J.R. Sims has three straight double-digit point games.

Ohio Game Notes

  • D.J Cooper recorded a team season high in steals with five.
  • The top two scorers (Reggie Keely and D.J Cooper) accounted for 49.3 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (21) than the starters (11).
  • Reggie Keely has led the team in scoring five times in 26 games this season.
  • Ivo Baltic has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 26 games this season.
  • This game was the 24th double-digit assist game of D.J Cooper's career.
  • D.J Cooper recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and 22nd of his career.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Reggie Keely's career.
  • Reggie Keely has four straight double-digit point games.
Emich PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BGlenn Bryant16730010
BJamell Harris18251220
BJ.R. Sims281222301
C+Matt Balkema19360000
CDaShonte Riley17241000
CDerek Thompson31911203
C-A. Strickland10220102
C-A. Chandler6310001
D+Jalen Ross24630003
D+Daylen Harrison20420103
-Josh Lyle9010000
OHIO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D.J Cooper3016310503
AReggie Keely252041011
BIvo Baltic25891202
BT.J. Hall13413000
B-Stevie Taylor10240000
C+Jon Smith15230020
C+Ricardo Johnson11053004
CNick Kellogg24911002
CWalter Offutt29423102
CTravis Wilkins14300000

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