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WATCH: Softball vs Oakland - March 22, 2017 - Highlights

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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
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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

Toledo rides big first half to victory over Central Michigan

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Jonathan Williams scored 22 points and Steve Taylor Jr. and Jordan Lauf had double-doubles for Toledo in an 87-66 victory over Central Michigan on Friday night. Lauf had career highs of 16 points and 14 rebounds for his second double-double this season while Lauf, who came into the game third nationally in double-doubles, recorded his 21st with 15 points and...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois keeps Marcus Keene in check, beats CMU

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Levi Bradley scored 18 points, Marin Maric had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Northern Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with an 89-66 victory over Central Michigan on Tuesday night. Eugene German also scored 16 points, Jaylen Key added 12 and Dontel Highsmith 10 for Northern Illinois (15-13, 7-8 Mid-American), which scored the first four...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Central Michigan women's basketball head coach Sue Guevara Recognition

Central Michigan women's basketball head coach Sue Guevara became the all-time winningest coach in program history after the Chippewas defeated Ohio 70-64 on Feb. 15.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
February 18, 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

Keene scores 11 of his 41 in OT for fourth 40-plus game

KENT, Ohio (AP) Marcus Keene scored 11 of his 41 points in overtime for his fourth 40-point game this season and Central Michigan beat Kent State 105-98 on Saturday to snap a 10-game road losing streak in the series. Keene hit a step-back 3-pointer to give Central Michigan an 88-83 lead in the first minute of the extra session and he added a similar shot from the wing to make...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 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

Northern Illinois holds on for 87-83 win over Cent. Michigan

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Marin Maric scored 17 points as Northern Illinois notched its first conference win, beating Central Michigan 87-83 on Saturday. Maric was 7 of 13 from the field for the Huskies (9-6, 1-1 Mid-American Conference). Dontel Highsmith, Jaylen Key and Laytwan Porter added 16 points apiece. Highsmith sank a 3-pointer and Maric a dunk as part of a 13-6 run to open the...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Kozinski, DiLeo lead Central Michigan past Chicago St, 90-82

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Josh Kozinski tied a career best with six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 20 points, David DiLeo had a double-double and Central Michigan held on for a 90-82 win over Chicago State on Friday. DiLeo finished with 16 points - including a career-high four 3s - and tied his career-best with 11 rebounds. Braylon Rayson had 18 points, six assist and two...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Keene scores 44 as C. Michigan edges Montana State 106-103

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Marcus Keene scored a career-high 44 points, including 4 of 6 free throws in the final 37 seconds and Central Michigan won a wild 106-103 victory at Montana State, which saw a potential tying 3-pointer clang off the front rim at the buzzer. Tyler Hall led the Bobcats with a career-best 29 points, including five 3-pointers, but after he grabbed Keene's missed...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saint Joseph's vs CMU WBB Highlights - December 9, 2016

The Chippewas beat the Hawks in overtime on a buzzer beater 73-71.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
December 10, 2016  |  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

Keene scores 36 points; C. Michigan beats William & Mary

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Marcus Keene matched a career-high with 36 points and Central Michigan pulled away early in the second half and cruised to a 91-81 victory over William & Mary on Tuesday night. Keene shot 13 of 23 from the field, made five 3-pointers and had five assists. Keene has scored 30 or more points in six of eight games. Braylon Rayson added season-highs...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Keene pours in 31 in C. Michigan's 89-77 win over Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Marcus Keene scored 31 points, Braylon Rayson added 19 and Cecil Williams 13 as Central Michigan pulled away from Green Bay for an 89-77 win on Saturday. Turner Botz's 3 put Green Bay up 53-46 after halftime before Central Michigan (5-2) went on a 14-4 run. Williams's dunk with 10:51 to play put the Chippewas up 60-57. Green Bay got a 3 from Trevor Anderson...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 12 - November 25, 2016

The Chippewas lost in their regular season finale 26-21 at Eastern Michigan.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 11 - November 20, 2016

The Chippewas became bowl eligible with a 27-20 win on senior night vs. Ohio.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Keene's 30 paces Central Michigan past Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Marcus Keene scored 30 points, his second straight 30-plus point game to open the season, and Central Michigan handed Tennessee Tech a rare home loss 86-74 on Monday night. The loss was just the second over the last 40 home games for the Golden Eagles. Braylon Rayson added 18 points and David DiLeo finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Chippewas...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Keene with 32 in Cent. Michigan debut, 117-53 over IU-Kokomo

MOUNT PLEASNT, Mich. (AP) Marcus Keene had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his Central Michigan debut on Friday night and the Chippewas opened the season with a 117-53 win over Indiana-Kokomo. Keene, who transferred from Youngstown State after the 2014 season, joined three other Chippewas in recording double-doubles. Braylon Rayson added 17 points and 10 rebounds, Cecil Williams...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 9 - October 31, 2016

The Chippewas lost at home to Kent State, 27-24.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
October 31, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 6 - October 10, 2016

The Chippewas beat Ball State 24-21 on Saturday to win their first MAC game of the season.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
October 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chippewa Rewind Episode 5 - October 3, 2016

Coach Bonamego and the Chippewas battled their rivals from Kalamazoo over the weekend and we recapped it. Also, Coach looks ahead to the battle against Ball State.
Via Central Michigan Chippewas Athletics
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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