McKay sparks Central Michigan past Northern Illinois 80-72

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Kevin McKay came off the bench to score a career-high 33 points and hit several big shots down the stretch to help Central Michigan pull away late for an 80-72 victory over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
10 days ago

Central Michigan edges Ohio 101-98 in double overtime

Cecil Williams scored a career-high 27 points and David DiLeo sank the winning free throws to lift Central Michigan to a 101-98 double-overtime win over Ohio on Saturday. Tied up at 98 in the second extra period, DiLeo got his defender in the air on a pump fake with 0.9 seconds left and made all three free throws to clinch the win. Central Michigan (15-8, 4-6 Mid-American Conference...
Via AP on Yahoo
20 days ago

WATCH: Men's Basketball vs Northern Illinois - Highlights - January 30, 2017

MACtion takes place as the Chippewas taken on the Huskies.

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 12 - November 27, 2017

The Chippewas come back from a 17-0 deficit to defeat NIU 31-24 on Black Friday. We have the highlights from Senior Day.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

10 biggest storylines for the mid-major conference tournaments

The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament gets all the attention as the height of excitement in college basketball. Though that happens on a bigger stage, the next two weeks can put up an argument as the peak of intensity, pressure, and excitement.Conference tournaments are underway and every single team in action has a simple directive: win a few games a row and earn a bid to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

College stars and their NBA equivalents

The 2017 NBA Draft class is considered one the strongest in years. So who do these college players resemble at the NBA level? Here are NBA comps for 20 of the top college basketball pro prospects as we head into the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Ohio 97-87 behind Keene's 41 points

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Marcus Keene scored 41 points with nine 3-pointers, Braylon Rayson added 21 points with four assists, and Central Michigan beat Ohio 97-87 on Tuesday night to win its second straight. It was Keene's fifth 40-point game of the season. Gonzaga's Adam Morrison (2006) is only other player in last 20 seasons with five such games. Cecil Williams grabbed 11 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Moses' 3rd double-double leads Ball St past Central Michigan

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Trey Moses scored a career-high 20 points, on 7-of-8 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked a career-best four shots as Ball State pulled away in the second half for a 98-83 win over Central Michigan on Tuesday night. Tayler Persons added 18 points, Franko House scored 16 on 7-of-11 shooting, Francis Kiapway added 14 points and Jeremie Tyler 10 for Ball State...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Toledo 96-86 for first MAC win

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson scored 28 points and Central Michigan never trailed in a 96-86 victory over Toledo on Friday night for its first conference win, and sixth straight against the Rockets. Rayson was 10 of 19 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Marcus Keene added 20 points for Central Michigan (11-6, 1-3 Mid-American Conference). David DiLeo had 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Keene's 40 and Rayson's 30 lead CMU over Green Bay 107-97

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Marcus Keene set a career high with 40 points, Braylon Rayson tied his best with 30 points and Central Michigan beat Green Bay 107-97 on Tuesday night. Keene, who entered the game as the nation's leading scorer and added a point to his average (31.4 points per game), hit 6 of 12 from 3-point range, handed out 11 assists and grabbed seven boards. The...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Keene's 4th straight 30 point game paces Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Marcus Keene drilled eight 3-pointers for 31 points and Central Michigan ran away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the second half to earn an 82-59 win on Saturday. It was Keene's fourth-straight game with 30-plus points, and his eight 3's ties him for fourth most in school history for a single game tying John Simons, Jeff Majerle and Tommie Johnson. Cecil...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 4 - September 26, 2016

The Chippewas fell 49-35 at Virginia on Saturday. John Bonamego discussed the game and previews the upcoming night contest with WMU.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Gawlik sit-down - August 19, 2016

The Chippewas begin a new era under head coach Mike Gawlik. We sat down with the first year man to get to know more about him.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baseball vs. Miami Highlights - May 27, 2016

Central Michigan took down Miami 5-3 on Friday. The Chippewas are headed to the semifinals against Western!

Fowler, Central Michigan beat Ball State 65-57

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Chris Fowler made 9 of 15 field goals and finished with 20 points to help Central Michigan beat Ball State 65-57 Tuesday night. Braylon Rayson added 18 points and three steals for Central Michigan, which moved into a tie with Ball State atop the Mid-American Conference West Division standings. Fowler hit a 3, then made a layup to spark a 10-3 spurt that gave...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Simons, Fowler lead Central Michigan past N. Illinois 76-64

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simons scored 17, including three 3-pointers, with eight rebounds, and Chris Fowler had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists to lead Central Michigan past Northern Illinois 76-64 Tuesday night. Josh Kozinski added 15 points - all on 3s - and Braylon Rayson scored 10 for Central Michigan. Kozinski, who came into the game tied for first in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Michigan upends Central Michigan 92-85

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Thomas Wilder scored 26 points as Western Michigan upended Central Michigan 92-85 on Saturday. Wilder was 10 of 16 from the field including a pair of 3-pointers. Tucker Haymond added 19 points and seven rebounds, Drake LaMont had 18 points and Bryce Moore chipped in 10 for the Broncos (11-16, 5-9 Mid-American Conference) who had a 39-28 rebounding edge over...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan downs Toledo 77-69

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help Central Michigan hold off Toledo 77-69 on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid. CMU and Toledo are now each a game behind Mid-American Conference leader Ball State, which beat Miami (Ohio) 73-56 Tuesday night. Chris Fowler scored 16 points and made five assists for the Chippewas (14...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Thompson IV, Eastern Michigan beat Central Michigan 71-56

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) James Thompson IV hit 7 of 13 field goals and finished with 19 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, while Brandon Nazione added 16 and 11 to help Eastern Michigan beat Central Michigan 71-56 Tuesday night. Ty Toney scored 11 and Tim Bond added 10 points with five assists for Eastern Michigan. Nazione made a layup, then hit a 3-pointer to cap a 13-2 run...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Central Michigan scorches Kent State, 88-61

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Josh Kozinski scored 17 points and led six players into double-figure scoring as Central Michigan shot better than 60 percent from the field and rode a big second half to an 88-61 victory over Kent State Tuesday night. The Chippewas were deadly from the floor, hitting 34 of 56 shots (60.7 percent), including 6 of 8 from deep. Dion Edwin hit a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Fowler, Central Michigan overcomes Bowling Green 77-65

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 27 points, Braylon Rayson added 19 and Central Michigan rolled to a 77-65 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. Rayshawn Simmons contributed 10 points for Central Michigan, which led by double figures throughout the second half and has won three straight games. The Chippewas (12-9, 5-3 Mid-American Conference) outshot Bowling Green...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan pulls away from Ohio, 72-49

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson and Luke Meyer each scored 14 points and Central Michigan pulled away from Ohio in the second half to earn a 72-49 win on Saturday. Rayson added seven rebounds and Meyer had six. Chris Fowler finished with 11 points and nine assists for Central Michigan (10-9, 3-3 MAC), which shot 50.8 percent from the field while holding Ohio to a season...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan pulls away from Bowling Green 79-67

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Braylon Rayson sank five 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead Central Michigan to a 79-67 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. Rayshawn Simmons added 17 points and Chris Fowler had 14 while dishing out eight assists for Central Michigan (8-7, 1-1 Mid-American), which hit 51 percent of its 47 shots from the field to pick up its first road win of...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Lee scores 32, leads E. Michigan past Central Michigan 99-80

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Raven Lee scored a season-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, to lead Eastern Michigan past Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night. James Thompson IV, Willie Mangum IV and Jodan Price scored 19 apiece for Eastern Michigan (9-5), a career-high for Price. Thompson grabbed...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

William & Mary beats Central Michigan 88-84

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Omar Prewitt scored 23 points with a career-high 10 of 12 free throws, Daniel Dixon added 19 points, and William & Mary rallied to beat Central Michigan 88-84 Tuesday night. Connor Burchfield scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and Terry Tarpey added 12 points for the Tribe (8-3), which made 22 of 30 free throws (73 percent). There were 14 lead changes...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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