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Feels 'like a home game' for City graduate Tim Bond Jr.

Feels 'like a home game' for City graduate Tim Bond Jr.

Tim Bond Jr.'s homecoming was a thoroughly enjoyable one for the City graduate and his Eastern Michigan team.

Bond, the Baltimore resident who powered the Knights to the Class 3A state championship in 2014, scored 14 points and Eastern Michigan outlasted host Coppin State, 73-62, before an announced 813 at the Physical Education Complex in Baltimore on Monday night.

Bond, who drew loud applause when he was introduced and raucous boos when he was whistled for fouls, connected on 5-for-8 shooting, making two of his four 3-point attempts. The sophomore's first basket was an alley-oop dunk off a pass from junior guard Ty Toney that earned wild cheers from a pro-Eastern Michigan...

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