YPSILANTI, Mich. -- J.R. Sims scored 12 points Wednesday night as Eastern Michigan picked up its third straight win with a 62-43 victory over Rochester, Mich.
Eastern Michigan stormed to an 8-0 lead before Rochester finally scored with 4:55 elapsed. It was 16-2 before the Warriors scored again, with 9:30 left in the first half.
The Eagles led 26-15 at the break and were not threatened in the second half.
Both teams shot less than 40 percent, but the Eagles held a 39-31 rebounding edge and forced 21 turnovers while committing 12.