CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS NEWS

Central Michigan defeats Northern Illinois 70-67

Braylon Rayson scored 19 points and Austin Stewart added 16 to lead Central Michigan past Northern Illinois 70-67 on Sunday. Stewart scored on a four-point play to give Central Michigan a 17-13 lead and the Chippewas led the rest of the way. Aaric Armstead hit back-to-back 3-pointers to pull Northern Illinois within four points, 63-59 with 2:18 to play, but the Chippewas made 7...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Ball State 101-95 in 3OTs

Braylon Rayson scored a career-high 30 points, including the first 11 for Central Michigan in the third overtime as the Chippewas defeated Ball State 101-95 Wednesday night. Rayson's spurt put Central Michigan (9-16, 2-11 Mid-American) ahead 96-89 and the Cardinals (4-20, 1-12) couldn't get closer than six after that. CMU's Chris Fowler added 18 points and 12 assists...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan tops Kent State in OT, 78-73

Rayshawn Simmons converted 3 of 4 from the free throw line in the closing seconds of overtime to earn Central Michigan its first Mid-America Conference victory - a 78-73 win over Kent State Wednesday night. Kellon Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in overtime to pull the Golden Flashes within a point, 74-73, but Simmons hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left, then...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan clobbers Marygrove 127-44

Braylon Rayson scored 27 points with four assists as Central Michigan clobbered Marygrove 127-44 on Friday night. John Simons added 15 points for the Chippewas (7-5). Austin Stewart scored 14 points and Spencer Krannitz came off the bench to put up 13 and grab five rebounds. Central Michigan out-rebounded Marygrove 45-29 and was responsible for 16 of the Mustang's 23 turnovers...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville St holds off Central Michigan, 82-73

Avery Moore came off the Jacksonville State bench to score 19 points and help hold off a late charge by Central Michigan and preserve an 82-73 victory Tuesday night. Undra Mitchem and Darion Rackley scored 17 and 16 points, respectively, as the Gamecocks (5-8) shot a brisk 54 percent (27 for 50) from the field. The Chippewas (6-5) cut the lead to two points, 62-60, on a pair free...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan gets by Jacksonville State 66-61

Chris Fowler was 8 of 11 from the field, scoring 21 points, as Central Michigan held off Jacksonville State 66-61 Saturday night. Central Michigan (5-3) hit a scorching 60.5 percent from the field, making 13 of 18 in the second period. The Chippewas also outrebounded Jacksonville State (3-6) 26 to 19. Central Michigan managed to get a 29-25 halftime lead after a scrappy first half...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan holds off Texas A&M CC, 68-64

Blake Hibbitts scored 15 points and drilled a clutch 3-pointer with 13 seconds left in the game to spark Central Michigan's 68-64 win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Tuesday. The Chippewas had a nine-point lead evaporate midway through the second half and the Islanders took a 64-62 lead on a 3-pointer by Jelani Currie with :25 left. Hibbits answered with a 3-point basket to...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Austin Peay 90-75

Blake Hibbits scored 19 points and Braylon Rashawn added 18 as Central Michigan finished strong to beat Austin Peay 90-75 on Thursday night. The Chippewas (2-2) took a 39-33 lead into the second half, then caught fire and pulled away to lead by as many as 19 points, with Rashawn at one point scoring eight points in a row. John Simons scored 12 for the Chippewas, Chris Fowler added...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bradley beats Central Michigan 80-70

Walt Lemon, Jr. had 20 points, eight boards and five assists on Tuesday night and Bradley dominated the boards to beat Central Michigan 80-70. Bradley outrebounded Central Michigan 50-28. The 50 rebounds were the most by the Braves since they had 56 against Wichita State Dec. 30, 2005. The Braves led by 17 early in the second half and coasted from there. Lemon became the 31st player...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan routs Manchester 101-49

John Simons scored 27 points and Central Michigan overwhelmed Manchester 101-49 on Friday in the Chippewas' season opener. Braylon Rayson scored 12 points and Austin Keel 11 as the Chippewas emptied the bench with twelve players scoring and eleven snaring rebounds. The Spartans committed 22 turnovers, 17 on steals. Central Michigan outrebounded Manchester 52-28. Manchester...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 69, N. Illinois 50

Chris Fowler scored 16 points and dished out eight assists, and Central Michigan snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 69-50 victory at Northern Illinois on Saturday night. Kyle Randall added 14 points and John Simons had 10 for the Chippewas (10-18, 3-11 Mid-American), who pulled into a tie with Northern Illinois at the bottom of the MAC West standings. Each team plays its last...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 71, Ball St. 57

Kyle Randall scored 16 points, Olivier Mbaigoto and Blake Hibbitts added 12 apiece and Central Michigan beat Ball State 71-57 on Saturday night. Randall was 6 of 12 from the field for the Chippewas (9-8, 2-2 Mid-American), who used a 13-2 run just after halftime to turn a 41-35 deficit into a 48-43 lead and never trailed again. CMU improved to 5-1 at home. Majok Majok had 14 points...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 92, Texas St. 80

Kyle Randall scored 18 points to lead Central Michigan to a 92-80 victory over Texas State on Thursday night. John Simons had 17 points and six rebounds, and Austin Keel added 17 points. Blake Hibbitts had eight rebounds. Central Michigan (6-4) led 42-40 at halftime and had 27 points off Texas State turnovers. Central Michigan shot 53.7 percent from the field for the game, while...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 66, Niagara 64

Kyle Randall scored a career-high 24 points, helping Central Michigan thwart a late Niagara rally and hold on for a 66-64 victory Sunday. Randall, a senior who transferred from North Carolina-Greensboro before this season, was 7 of 12 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and 8 of 9 from the line. John Simons added 12 points and Chris Fowler had 11 for the Chippewas (4-3), who...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 54, Idaho St. 52

After Chris Fowler forced Idaho State's Tomas Sanchez to turn the ball over, Kyle Randall hit an 18-foot jumper with 0.5 seconds left to send Central Michigan to a last-second victory over the Bengals at the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday night. Melvin Morgan's lay-in gave Idaho State a 52-51 lead with 1:31 to play, but John Simons tied it for the Chippewas with...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 59, Wright St. 55

Kyle Randall scored 13 points and Central Michigan survived a five-minute scoreless stretch near the end of the game, defeating Wright State 59-55 Wednesday at the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament. The Chippewas (2-1) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to build a 48-38 lead, and still led by 10 with 5:23 remaining. But Wright State (3-1) scored eight straight points, pulling...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 76, Olivet 62

Zach Saylor scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Central Michigan to a 76-62 win over Olivet in its home opener Friday night. Saylor's 14 points were a career-high. Ten of those points came in the second half. Three other Central Michigan (1-1) players finished in double figures. Point guard Chris Fowler had 12 points and seven assists, with one turnover. Kyle...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Austin McBroom Transfers to Billikens

Courtesy: SLU Athletics ST. LOUIS Saint Louis University head mens basketball coach Rick Majerus today announced the addition of Central Michigan transfer Austin McBroom to the Billiken roster. McBroom will sit out the 2012-13 campaign per NCAA regulations, then will have three years of eligibility beginning in 2013-14. McBroom, a 6-0 guard from North Hollywood, Calif., earned...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Evaluating Trey Zeigler to Pitt

The college basketball off-season has been punctuated by a rash of high-volume but inefficient scorers transferring schools. And one of the early ones was 6-5 Trey Zeigler, leaving Central Michigan after his father was fired as coach. He ended up choosing Pitt over Duke, and now has found out that he won't have to sit out a season. He'll be eligible next year, and will...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Evaluating Trey Zeigler to Pitt

The college basketball off-season has been punctuated by a rash of high-volume but inefficient scorers transferring schools. And one of the early ones was 6-5 Trey Zeigler, leaving Central Michigan after his father was fired as coach. He ended up choosing Pitt over Duke, and now has found out that he won't have to sit out a season. He'll be eligible next year, and will have...
Via Bloguin Best
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Zeigler cleared to play at Pitt

Former Central Michigan guard Trey Zeigler has been cleared by the NCAA to play at Pitt next season. The NCAA told the school on Friday it will waive the mandatory one-year sit-out rule for Zeigler, who left Central Michigan last month after his father, Ernie Zeigler, was not retained as coach. Zeigler will have two years of eligibility remaining. He averaged 16.0 points in 63...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Transfer Trey Zeigler cleared to play at Pitt

Former Central Michigan guard Trey Zeigler has been cleared by the NCAA to play at Pitt next season. The NCAA told the school on Friday it will waive the mandatory one-year sit-out rule for Zeigler, who left Central Michigan last month after his father, Ernie Zeigler, was not retained as coach. Zeigler will have two years of eligibility remaining. He averaged 16.0 points in 63...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Q & A: 2013 Detroit Community wing Byron “Bo” Zeigler

2013 Detroit Community wing Byron “Bo” Zeigler is among the top 50 players nationally according to Scout.com and will hit the AAU circuit hard in the coming weeks with the Michigan Hurricanes. Inside the Hall caught up with Zeigler over the weekend to talk about the tough ending to his high school season, where Indiana stands in his recruitment and much more: On how the high...
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April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Class Complete and Silly Dixon Rumor

Pitt’s 2012 basketball signing class is probably complete — with all the requisite officialness of signed documents. Trey Zeigler sent in his official transfer paperwork, and Chris Jones sent in his Letter of Intent. The University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball program signed Chris Jones (Teaneck, N.J./Teaneck H.S.) to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Jamie Dixon announced...
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April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Zeigler Helps

I don’t know what this does for the recruitment of Savon Goodman. Whether it helps because land Goodman because of the talent coming and on the roster along with the potential for big minutes early — if not starting at power forward — or if it means Pitt backs off on Goodman because it would mean either pulling the offer to Chris Jones or forcing another player off the team...
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April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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