State roundup: SMU rolls past Eastern Michigan men
Dallas — Semi Ojeleye had 18 points and eight rebounds, Jarrey Foster also put in 18 points, and SMU rolled past Eastern Michigan 91-64 on Sunday.
Shake Milton and Sterling Brown added 12 points apiece with Milton passing out five assists and Brown grabbing seven boards. Ben Moore had 11 points and six rebounds as the Mustangs shot 52.7 percent and dominated the boards 44-26.
Brown made a 3-pointer and Jarrey Foster added a 3-point play to give the Mustangs (2-0) a 20-point lead to start the second half. The margin never dipped below that, reaching a high of 29.
The Eagles (0-2), coming off a 93-90 double-overtime loss to Pitt on Friday, hung around for a while in the first half before SMU gradually built 14-point halftime lead. Ray Lee, making 14 of 15 free throws, scored 26 points for EMU, which shot 34 percent. Willie Mangum IV added 16 points.
(At) Michigan 107, Niagara 35: The Wolverines (2-0) topped 100 points for the second time in as many games, and set a program record for margin of victory. Six players scored in double figures, led by Katelynn Flaherty, who had 14 points.
(At) Michigan State 63, Wyoming 51: Tori Jankoska scored 22 and Taya Reimer had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Spartans started 2-0 for the third time in five seasons. Wyoming didn't get to the free-throw line until late in the third quarter.
(At) East Carolina 83, Detroit Mercy 81 (OT): A questionable offensive charge call with 5 seconds left in overtime cost the Titans (1-1) a chance to tie or win the game in overtime. Rosanna Reynolds had 19 points and Haleigh Ristovski had 18 rebounds.
(At) Western Michigan 76, Davidson 63: The Broncos opened the season with a victory for the fifth time in head coach Shane Clipfell's five seasons. Breanna Mobley scored 27 on 11-of-13 shooting for WMU, and Marley Hill had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
(At) Morehead State 78, Eastern Michigan 73: Three Eagles players had double-doubles, led by Sasha Dailey's 29 points and 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as Eastern fell to 1-1. The Eagles shot just 28.6 percent, to 40.6 percent for Morehead State.