Buffalo's Moss, Central Michigan's Davis earn MAC awards

CLEVELAND (AP) Buffalo forward Justin Moss has been named the Mid-American Conference's player of the year and Central Michigan's Keno Davis is the MAC's top men's coach. Moss is averaging 18.4 points and 9.4 rebounds for the Bulls, who have the No. 2 seed in this week's tournament. Moss received 21 of 27 first-place votes from a media panel. Central Michigan's Chris Fowler received...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan defeats Toledo 85-77 for share of MAC title

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simons dropped in eight 3-pointers while scoring 28 points - with Chris Fowler adding 24 and Braylon Rayson 21 - as Central Michigan clinched at least a share of the Mid-American Conference title with an 85-77 defeat of Toledo on Tuesday night. Simons' eight treys were the most in the MAC this season and came at an opportune time for the Chippewas...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Central Michigan Player Nearly Hit By Falling Hoop

Athletes are injured in all sorts of ways during games, but usually while playing the game. That was nearly not the case for Central Michigan's John Simons during Saturday's game against Northern Illinois. After Northern Illinois big man Pete Rakocevic dunked the ball Simons briefly stood under the hoop in order to put the ball back in play. As he did so the hoop collapsed and...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan dominates Eastern Michigan, 72-56

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) John Simons had a season-high 23 points, including a career-high seven 3-pointers, and seven rebounds to help lead Central Michigan past rival Eastern Michigan 72-56 on Tuesday night. Josh Kozinski added 18 points off the bench for Central Michigan (21-5, 11-4 Mid-American Conference), which has won six straight games and recorded its first sweep of Eastern...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Simons notches 19, Central Michigan tops Ball State 83-53

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simons had 19 points, and Chris Fowler had 18 points and eight assists to lead Central Michigan to an 83-60 win over Ball State on Saturday. The Chippewas (20-5, 10-4 Mid-American) won their fifth game in a row and moved into a first-place tie in the West Division of the MAC. Braylon Rayson had 13 points and Rayshawn Simmons added 10 points, six assists...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan tops Northern Illinois, 68-66

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson scored 23 points and Central Michigan got its school-record 14th win on its home court this season, holding off Northern Illinois for a 68-66 win Wednesday night. Austin Stewart had the game-winning tip-in with 3.7 seconds. Central Michigan has won four straight conference games for the first time since the 2002-03 season. The Chippewas...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan comes back to beat Buffalo 75-74

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 22 points - including the game-winner - to cap Central Michigan's 75-74 come-from-behind victory over Buffalo on Saturday. Buffalo led 45-32 at the half but Central Michigan went on a 16-3 run to start the second and make it a one-point game with 14:23 remaining. Xavier Ford answered with a three-point play and Shannon Evans hit a trey as the...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Ohio 68-57 with big early lead

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) John Simons opened the game with three 3-pointers and a jump shot as Central Michigan zoomed to a 15-0 lead to dominate Ohio 68-57 and snap the Bobcats' two-game win streak on Tuesday night. Simons scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and grabbed 13 rebounds for Central Michigan (17-5, 7-4 Mid-American), which swept the season series with Ohio (9-13, 4-7) for...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan edges Western Michigan 70-65

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 17 points, dished out nine assists and led Central Michigan to a 70-65 comeback win over Western Michigan on Saturday that gave the Chippewa's sole possession of second place in the Mid-American West. Rayshawn Simmons contributed 13 points and Austin Steward added 11 for Central Michigan (16-5, 6-4), which trailed by nine at the break...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green slips past Central Michigan, 76-74, in OT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Anthony Henderson scored eight of his 20 points in overtime, and Jehvon Clarke finished with 18 points to help Bowling Green overcome a season-high 24 turnovers and beat Central Michigan 76-74 on Wednesday night. After Chris Fowler hit a 3 to give Central Michigan (15-5, 5-4 Mid-American) a 70-69 lead with 1:35 left in overtime, Henderson hit his second...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent St. beats Central Michigan 65-53, win 6th straight

KENT, Ohio (AP) Devereaux Manley and Kris Brewer scored 16 apiece, and Jimmy Hall had 15 points and 15 rebounds to help Kent State beat Central Michigan 63-53 on Tuesday night to extend its win streak to six games. Manley scored seven-straight points to start a 17-0 run by Kent State (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American) which opened up a 41-26 lead with 13 minutes to play. Central Michigan...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan romps past Eastern Michigan 65-51

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simons and Chris Fowler scored 15 and 13 points, respectively, to lead Central Michigan to a 65-51 win over Eastern Michigan in a Mid-American Conference showdown Saturday. The Chippewas never trailed after Simon drilled a 3-pointer with 17:20 left in the first half for a 3-2 lead. Central Michigan (14-3, 4-2 MAC) came into the game second in the...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan rallies to beat Buffalo 84-73

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 14 points and had 10 assists and Central Michigan rallied to beat Buffalo 84-73 on Wednesday night. Fowler, the Mid-American Conference assists leader, is only 47 shy of becoming the Chippewas' all-time assists leader. Braylon Rayson led Central Michigan in scoring with 19 points, John Simons added 15 and nine rebounds and Rayshawn...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan routs Miami (Ohio) 105-77

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Josh Kozinski scored 19 points to lead five Central Michigan players in doubles figures and a 105-77 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday night. Central Michigan bounced back after having its six-game winning streak snapped against Ball State, 83-65 on Jan. 10. Chris Fowler had 16 points, Austin Keel and John Simons scored 15 apiece, and Rayshawn Simmons...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Simons' 3-pointer lifts Central Michigan over Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) John Simons hit a corner 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Central Michigan a 65-62 victory over Toledo on Tuesday in a Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. Toledo's Julius Brown missed a game-tying 3-pointer with 7 seconds left and Central Michigan grabbed the rebound and ran out the clock. Rayshawn Simmons scored 16 points, on 7-of-13 shooting, with...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan races past Central Penn 125-80

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Rayshawn Simmons had career highs of 20 points and 12 assists and seven players scored in double figures as Central Michigan raced to a 123-80 win over Central Penn on Friday. The Chippewas (10-1) matched last season's win total and matched the 1974-75 team for the best start since the 1969-70 team went 14-1. Central Penn (8-6), a high-scoring United States...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan blows past McNeese State 87-58

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) John Simons had 13 points and Austin Keel and Chris Fowler added 12 apiece to lead Central Michigan to a dominating 87-58 win over McNeese State on Monday night. Fowler also had six assists and three steals. Central Michigan (9-1) is off to its best start since going 10-1 to open the 1974-75 season. McNeese State led early but a Josh Kozinski 3-pointer with...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan cruises to 97-60 win over Concordia (Mich)

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Senior Austin Keel came off the bench to hit all six of his shots and 5 of 7 free throws to score a career-high 18 points in 16 minutes on Friday to lead Central Michigan to a 97-60 win over Concordia (Michigan). Rayshawn Simmons added 15 points and Josh Kozinski 12 for the Chippewas (8-1), who were coming off a win over Northwestern, their first win over...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan clobbers Big Ten Northwestern 80-67

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Braylon Rayson scored 19 points, and Central Michigan beat Northwestern 80-67 on Wednesday night. Luke Meyer had 18 and Rayshawn Simmons added 13 for the Chippewas (7-1), who have won two in a row after suffering their lone loss of the season Dec. 2 at Bradley. Central Michigan, which was playing on the road for only the second time this season, won its first...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chippewas win 79-77 in Majerle's return to CMU

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 26 points and John Simons 21 to lead Central Michigan to a 79-77 victory over Grand Canyon on Saturday night in Dan Majerle's return to the school where he starred before going on to a 14-year NBA career. Majerle, Grand Canyon's coach, played for the Chippewas from 1985-88 and his No. 44 jersey hangs in the rafters of McGuirk Arena...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75-43

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson had 18 points and Central Michigan started its season 4-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season, beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75-43 on Sunday. Rayson was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and the Chippewas were 15 of 33. Rayshawn Simmons added 10 points and Chris Fowler had eight assists to move past Peter Lambropoulos into sixth place on the...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan coasts past Maine 76-48

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simmons scored 17 points, Rayshawn Simmons dished out nine assists and Central Michigan opened its home tournament with a 76-48 rout over Maine on Friday night. Austin Keel and Luke Meyer each added 10 points apiece for Central Michigan, which shot an efficient 59.2 percent from the field and hit 13 of 26 3-point attempts. Rayshawn Simmons also had...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan puts away Youngstown State 75-63

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 16 points and dished out eight assists, as Central Michigan put away Youngstown State 75-63 on Tuesday night. Luke Meyer chipped in 13 points with nine rebounds before fouling out late and Braylon Rayson added 12 points for the Chippewas. John Simons had nine points and 12 boards, lifting Central Michigan to a dominating 52-30 edge...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan dominates Alma 106-64

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Blake Hibbitts scored 14 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Central Michigan to a dominating 106-64 win over Alma in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Hibbitts had a lot of help with five Chippewas scoring in double figures. Chris Fowler finished with 12 points and 11 assists. Josh Kozinski and John Simons also contributed 12...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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