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EMU wins thriller Eagles go four OTs to top Chippewas, complete rare sweep of instate rivals. By Jim Spadafore The Detroit News DETROIT Point-a-minute Point-a-minute Point-a-minute Point-a-minute Point-a-minute offense had a genuine meaning Saturday night as Eastern Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan put-on put-on put-on an offensive barrage at Ford Field that left lasting impression on the crowd of 24423. Andrew Wellock, who kicked a 50-yard 50-yard 50-yard field goal in the second overtime, drilled a 24-yarder 24-yarder 24-yarder in the fourth overtime to give Eastern a 61-58, 61-58, 61-58, Mid American Conference victor)' its longest game ever. Eastern (4-5, (4-5, (4-5, 4-2) 4-2) 4-2) accomplished accomplished its first sweep of state rivals CMU (3-6, (3-6, (3-6, 2-4) 2-4) 2-4) and West- West- ern Michigan since 1986. Eastern Eastern beat WMU, 35-31. 35-31. 35-31. three weeks ago. "Pride for our players, pride for our coaching staff, pride for the University," first-year first-year first-year Coach Jeff Genyk said about the victory. "This type of five-hour five-hour five-hour exposure on Comcast will, hopefully, be on ESPN Classic. This will help our university tenfold." tenfold." Please see EMU, Page 3D

Clipped from Detroit Free Press07 Nov 2004, SunMain EditionPage 35

Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan)07 Nov 2004, SunMain EditionPage 35
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