Eastern Michigan upsets Big Ten’s Purdue

December 9, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes After playing several high major opponents the last two seasons, Eastern Michigan finally got the best of one, beating Purdue 47-44 Saturday. It was the first time [...]

2012-13 Division I Basketball Preview: Influx of transfers should help Eastern Michigan stay atop MAC West

October 26, 2012 in Division I

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s seven Division I schools. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Rob Murphy, second season [...]

Rob Murphy expected to get contract extension from Eastern Michigan

September 18, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes After flirting with a job with the Orlando Magic and then ultimately deciding to stay at Eastern Michigan, Rob Murphy is now set to get a contract [...]

Rob Murphy is still Eastern Michigan’s coach … now what?

August 20, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes I linked to statements on Friday from both Eastern Michigan University and basketball coach Rob Murphy about his flirtation with a job with the Orlando Magic before [...]

Eastern Michigan announced Rob Murphy staying after all

August 17, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes After a week filled with speculation that Eastern Michigan coach Rob Murphy was leaving for a job with the Orlando Magic, the school announced that Murphy has [...]

Freep: There are 210,000 reasons Rob Murphy might still be Eastern Michigan’s coach

August 16, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes I thought it strange that despite news breaking in various statewide and national outlets days ago that Eastern Michigan coach Rob Murphy was leaving for a job [...]

Let the speculation begin: Who should replace Rob Murphy at Eastern Michigan?

August 15, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes It’s already established that Rob Murphy surprisingly leaving as Eastern Michigan head coach so late in August puts the Eagles in a bind. But they don’t have [...]

EMU’s Rob Murphy reportedly leaving for job with Orlando Magic

August 14, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Well … that was quick. After just one season at Eastern Michigan, Rob Murphy is reportedly leaving to take a job with the Orlando Magic. From Graham [...]

Year at Henry Ford beneficial for EMU-bound James Still

July 25, 2012 in Cover Story, Division I, JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Personal growth on and off the court was a staple of James Still‘s season at Henry Ford Community College. Still, a 6-foot-10 highly sought after recruit out [...]

Former Melvindale star Michael Talley III transferring to Eastern Michigan

April 17, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Michael Talley III, a 2010 Mr. Basketball finalist when he played high school basketball for Melvindale ABT, announced on Twitter last week that he would transfer from [...]