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Eastern Michigan got 20 points from Karrington Ward en route to a 72-60 victory over Central Michigan on Monday at EMU Convocation Center.

The match was decisive in favor of Eastern Michigan, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Daylen Harrison had 13 points for Eastern Michigan and Mike Talley chipped in with 11 points. Mike Talley had 8 assists for them, while Da'Shonte Riley was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Central Michigan got a 14-point performance from John Simons, who was supported by 11 points from Blake Hibbitts. John Simons had 4 assists in a losing cause for Central Michigan, while John Simons grabbed 10 rebounds.

Eastern Michigan hit the break leading 27-24 before taking care of business in the second half.

Central Michigan had a 32-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.