Since EMU is having yet another utterly craptastic fall of football, Eagles fans have been eagerly awaiting basketball season for a good many weeks now, and at last! it's almost here.
Reports have Eastern Michigan coach Rob Murphy leaving to join the Orlando Magic staff. An interesting move for a coach that seemed to have some knack for getting more than expected from his players.
Naturally some did better than others — but everything is relative. Let's take a look at each team's high points and low points.
How do you set basketball back about 20 years? Let Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan play. At one point Monday night, Virginia Commonwealth had more points in less than a half than the Huskies...
Akron's not the regular season champion yet, but EMU finally won their division for the first time ever.
With the EMU win and WMU loss, the Eagles clinch a share of the West. Meanwhile, Buffalo picks up a huge win and BGSU's hopes for a first-round bye remain alive.
Eleven games on Saturday and one on Sunday may not actually bust any brackets, but they are fun little midterm exams for everyone.
Akron-WMU is the one to watch, and random Charlie Coles coaching facts. Plus the other four games on showcase tonight.