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Our old friend Rob Murphy returns to the Carrier Dome tonight and he's bringing the Eastern Michigan Eagles with him. Let's get reacquainted.
Date: Monday, December 3rd
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
Location: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY
Announcers: Kevin Connors & Tim Welsh
Radio: Syracuse IMG Network/WAER 88.3/WTKW 99.5 FM/ESPN 97.7 FM/Sirius 112/XM 197
Records: Syracuse (5-0), Eastern Michigan (5-1)
Rankings: Syracuse, 4/4; EMU N/A
EMU's Last Game: 75-57 win over Madonna. Not that one, Madonna University.
Series: Tied 1-1.
Current Streak: Syracuse, 1
Last Game: The Orange ripped up EMU in the Dome last year, 84-48. Southie led SU with 19.
Jim Boeheim's Record Vs: 1-1
EMU Last Year: The Eagles soared in Murphy's first season, finishing with a 14-18 record, which is better than it sounds. Murphy also led the Eagles to the Mid-American Conference (MAC) West title and was named the MAC Coach of the Year.
EMU Coach: Rob Murphy, you may have heard of him. He's in his second season with an overall record of 19-19.
"Fear Me, I've Killed Hundreds Of Timelords": Guard/Forward Daylen Harrison leads the team with 14.2 PPG and also grab seven rebounds per contest.
Fun Fact: Murphy has turned EMU into a Syracuse side campus. He brought DaShonte Riley with him as a transfer and also has former SU player Jake Presutti on staff as an assistant, as well as two former SU basketball managers now working behind the scenes.
Unexciting Reason To Watch: It's probably going to be a cakewalk.
Exciting Reason To Watch: You're going to want to see what James Southerland does for an encore and also see how DaShonte Riley measures up against Rakeem Christmas, Baye Moussa Keita and DaJuan Coleman.
EMU Blog: Hustle Belt (MAC)