In Photos: Emoni Bates' Return, EMU Men's Hoops vs. Michigan at Little Caesars Arena
Tariq Speights goes behind the lens to capture Emoni Bates' debut, and return to his hometown, with Eastern Michigan.
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Friday night was a huge moment for Eastern Michigan’s men’s basketball program.
Emoni Bates, a former high school phenom who recently transferred to EMU from Memphis, made his official return to the state by making his debut with the new team at Little Caesars Arena.
Final score: Michigan 88, EMU 83.
The game was photographed by Tariq Speights. Tariq is a senior at EMU, is a linebacker for the football team, and a visual storyteller. You can find some of his previous work on his Instagram page.
Here are Tariq’s pictures from last night’s game, and click here to find his entire gallery.
Did not know Tariq was a photographer too, he's a true renaissance man. Really excited for this season and looking forward to seeing what Y11 will have in terms of basketball coverage.