2014–15 Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball team

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2014–15 Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball
Conference Mid-American Conference
West Division
2014–15 record 0–0 (0–0 MAC)
Head coach Rob Murphy (4th year)
Assistant coach Mike Brown
Assistant coach Kevin Mondro
Assistant coach Benny White
Home arena Convocation Center
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2014–15 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Akron 0 0       0 0  
Bowling Green 0 0       0 0  
Buffalo 0 0       0 0  
Kent State 0 0       0 0  
Miami 0 0       0 0  
Ohio 0 0       0 0  
Ball State 0 0       0 0  
Central Michigan 0 0       0 0  
Eastern Michigan 0 0       0 0  
Northern Illinois 0 0       0 0  
Toledo 0 0       0 0  
Western Michigan 0 0       0 0  
2015 MAC Tournament winner

The 2014–15 Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball team represents Eastern Michigan University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Eagles, led by fourth year head coach Rob Murphy, play their home games at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center, as members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference.


SF Brandon Nazione transferred from Des Moines Area Community College to EMU where he was a Division II Second-Team All-American.[1] Also transferring to Eastern is Jerome Hunter from Alabama A&M & Anali Okoloji from George Mason both will be eligible immediately. Commits for the 2014 season includes PF Jordan Nobles (Canton HS), PG Ethan Alvano (Corona HS), SG Tim Bond (Baltimore City College HS) and PF Tristan Wilson (Skyline HS). Matt Cline joined the EMU basketball staff as the Director of Men's Basketball Operations in 2014.[2] Two players transferred away from EMU after the 2013/14 season, Jalen Ross will be going to Hartford & Darrell Combs to IUPUI. Former EMU standout and NBA player Carl Thomas was hired by Jackson College as Head Coach of the mens basketball team.[3]

Pre Season Awards[edit]

Senior forward Karrington Ward was named the 15th-best defensive player in the country according to BleacherReport.com.[4]


# Player Position Grade School
0 Raven Lee G R-SO Romulus HS
1 Mike Talley G R-SR Duquesne
5 Jodan Price G/F R-So DePaul
12 Olalekan Ajayi F/C JR Collin College
13 Trent Perry G R-FR Independence HS
14 Karrington Ward F SR Moraine Valley CC
20 Ali Farhat G SO Dearborn HS
22 Jordan Martin G R-JR Oakland



2014/15 schedule has not been release yet but EMU will host a preseason tournament in Ypsilanti. The field will consist of four teams, Eastern Michigan Eagles (MAC), Longwood Lancers (Big South) , UNC Greensboro Spartans (SoCon) & Youngstown State Penguins (Horizon).[6]