CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS NEWS

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.

WATCH: Baseball vs. Western Michigan Highlights - May 28, 2016

The Chippewas beat the Broncos 10-5 for their 3rd straight win in Avon.

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!

WATCH: Baseball vs. Miami Highlights - May 15, 2016

The Chippewas beat Miami 3-1 to take the rubber match of the weekend series.

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

Central Michigan hangs on to beat Toledo, 76-74

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Chris Fowler scored 20 points and Central Michigan hung on down the stretch to beat Toledo 76-74 on Saturday night. John Simons finished with 19 points and nine rebounds and Luke Meyer added 12 points for the Chippewas (16-13, 9-7 MAC). Central Michigan never trailed over the final 9:07 of the game, but likewise never held more than a six-point lead. Fowler...
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February 27, 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...
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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

Ball State slips past Central Michigan 75-63

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Bo Calhoun scored 22 points while grabbing 14 rebounds and Ball State pulled away late in the second half for a 75-63 win over Central Michigan on Saturday. In a close game, Ball State (16-9, 7-5 Mid-Atlantic Conference) took the lead for good with the first of two free throws from Calhoun, which came during a decisive 8-0 run that made it 65-58 with...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 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...
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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...
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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 snaps Akron's 10-game win streak, 92-81

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson scored 24 points, Chris Fowler had 20 and Central Michigan snapped Arkon's 10-game win streak with a 92-81 victory on Tuesday night. Central Michigan (9-7, 2-1 Mid-American) had lost 14 of its last 16 against the Zips, and beat them for the first time since 2008. Akron had a 58-57 lead with 10 minutes to play. Rayson scored seven points...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 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...
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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

Simons hit 6 3-pointers; Central Michigan beats Howard 72-52

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simons made six 3-pointers and scored 18 points, Luke Meyer had 14 points with a career-high 13 rebounds, and Central Michigan beat Howard 72-52 on Tuesday night. Rayshawn Simmons and Chris Fowler added 11 points apiece for Central Michigan (6-5). Simmons had 10 assists and Fowler added four as the Chippewas had 18 assists on 26 made field goals...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rayson hits 5 3s, Central Michigan beats Aquinas 90-51

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and freshman Corey Redman also made five 3s for 15 points to help Central Michigan cruise to a 90-51 win over NAIA Aquinas on Monday night. Rayson made 7 of 11 field goal attempts and Redman was 5 of 8 as the Chippewas hit a season-high 15 of their 35 attempts from 3-point range. Chris Fowler...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon tops Central Michigan 75-72 to stay unbeaten

PHOENIX (AP) Gerard Martin and De'Andre Davis each scored 17 points and Grand Canyon held off Central Michigan from the free-throw line for a 75-72 win Thursday night to remain undefeated through six games. Braylon Rayson converted five straight free throws to pull the Chippewas even at 72-72 with 51 seconds left in the game. Davis hit a pair of free throws to give the Antelopes...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rayson hits late FT, Central Michigan beats McNeese St 74-73

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson made the second of two free throw attempts with 3 seconds left to give Central Michigan a 74-73 win over McNeese State on Monday night. Central Michigan (3-3) was up 67-53 with 8:14 left in the game. Jarren Greenwood drove for a layup to start a 20-6 Cowboy run. A Jamaya Burr layup tied the game at 73 with 10 seconds left. Burr fouled...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Edmond, Western Kentucky beat Central Michigan 88-60

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Frederick Edmond scored 16 points and Justin Johnson added 13 on 6-of-8 shooting to lead Western Kentucky past Central Michigan 88-60 Tuesday. Rayshawn Simmons made a bucket to pull Central Michigan within two, 17-15, midway through the first half but back-to-back layups by Johnson sparked a 19-4 Western Kentucky run to close the half. The Hilltoppers (3-2)...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Simmons sparks Central Michigan to 79-64 win over D-III Alma

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Rayshawn Simmons scored 18 points and dished off eight assists as Central Michigan posted a 79-64 win over Division III Alma Tuesday night. Playing for second straight game without the services of point guard Chris Fowler, the Chippewas built a 12-point cushion in the first half and cruised home. John Simons scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan holds off Jacksonville State 89-83

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Rayshawn Simmons scored a career-high 30 points and Braylon Rayson added 28, and Central Michigan opened the season with an 89-83 win over Jacksonville State on Friday. The Chippewas shot 52 percent from the field, made 31 of 41 free throws and knocked down eight 3-pointers. Simmons and Rayson, who finished two points shy of his career-best, helped...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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