Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles

Eagles' zone D has been effective, but offense must quickly get better

Updated: October 4, 2013, 11:15 AM ET
By Jeff Haley | ESPN Insider

Eastern Michigan Eagles

2012-13: 16-18 (7-9 MAC); lost to Western Michigan 70-55, MAC quarterfinals In-conference offense: 0.95 points per possession (10th) In-conference defense: 0.95 points allowed per possession (3rd)

When Rob Murphy took over the program two seasons ago, he installed the zone defense of his old boss Jim Boeheim. Like Syracuse, the Eagles tend to block shots and force many 3-pointers while holding opponents to low three point ...

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