CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 33 points as DePaul beat Central Michigan 100-86 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.
Austin Jr. leads Cent. Michigan past W. Michigan 81-67
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. had 24 points and 13 rebounds as Central Michigan topped Western Michigan 81-67 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tourney on Monday...
DiLeo leads Cent. Michigan past W. Michigan 82-75
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo had 24 points plus 10 rebounds as Central Michigan topped Western Michigan 82-75 on Friday night. Larry Austin Jr. added 20 points for the Chippewas. Austin Jr....
Bradley lifts N. Illinois past Cent. Michigan 89-86
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Levi Bradley had 26 points as Northern Illinois narrowly beat Central Michigan 89-86 on Tuesday night.
McKay lifts Central Michigan past Eastern Michigan 77-66
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Central Michigan defeated Eastern Michigan 77-66 on Tuesday night.
David DiLeo had 18 points for Central Michigan (20-8,...
Frye carries Bowling Green past Central Michigan 79-72
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 23 points as Bowling Green topped Central Michigan 79-72 on Tuesday night. Justin Turner added 20 points for the Falcons. Turner also had six rebounds for the Falcons.
Demajeo Wiggins had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Bowling Green (17-7, 9-2 Mid-American Conference).
Shawn Roundtree had 20 points for the Chippewas (16-8, 5-6). David DiLeo added 15 points. Larry Austin Jr. had 13 points and eight assists.
Central Michigan whips Western Michigan in 2nd half, 85-64
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. tossed in 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Central Michigan pulled away from Western Michigan in the second half to post an 85-64 victory on Saturday.
Central Michigan now has won back-to-back games after snapping a three-game losing streak by beating Eastern Michigan Tuesday. Western Michigan's home game with Kent State was pushed back to later this month because of weather and travel concerns.
Central Michigan holds off Eastern Michigan 86-82
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo had 20 points, Shawn Roundtree scored seven of his 15 points down the stretch and Kevin McKay pitched in with a double-double as Central Michigan held off Eastern Michigan 86-82 on Tuesday night.
Central Michigan downs Northern Illinois 78-69
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, David DiLeo added 18 points with five 3s, and Central Michigan pulled away late to beat Northern Illinois 78-69 on Tuesday night.
Austin hits winner, Central Michigan tops Akron 88-86 in OT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. drove for a layup that kissed softly off the glass with 2.5 seconds left and Central Michigan battled past Akron in overtime on Tuesday night for its seventh straight win.
Jimond Ivey scored 24 points to lead Akron, including two free throws with 12.4 seconds remaining in overtime to knot the score 86-86. Ivey also grabbed 11 rebounds and made seven assists with just one turnover.
Central Michigan edges Miami (OH) 84-77 behind Montgomery
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Robert Montgomery scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Central Michigan edged Miami (Ohio) 84-77 in a Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday.
Shawn Roundtree added 15 points and seven assists for the Chippewas (12-2, 1-0) who have won six straight. David DiLeo had 11 points and five rebounds, Larry Austin Jr. had 10 points and nine rebounds and Matt Beachler had 10 points and seven rebounds.
DiLeo leads stat-full CMU past Indiana South Bend 123-76
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, Larry Austin Jr. scored 23 and Central Michigan filled the stat sheet with a 123-76 win over NAIA-member Indiana South Bend on Sunday.
The Chippewas tied a program record with their 11th nonconference victory of the season, extended their win streak to five and remained undefeated at home (7-0).
Roundtree, DiLeo lift C Michigan past Jackson St 81-72
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree and David DiLeo both scored 21 points and Central Michigan beat Jackson State 81-72 on Saturday.
The Tigers entered without a road win this season but showed some fight against Central Michigan (10-2) which remains unbeaten in six home contests.
Central Michigan makes 28 FTs, beats Southern Utah 95-86
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. scored 20 points, Kevin McKay added 16 points and 13 rebounds and Central Michigan beat Southern Utah 95-86 on Saturday night.
Central Michigan (8-2) has won four of its last five games while Southern Utah (4-3) has lost three of four. The Chippewas avenged an 86-80 loss at Southern Utah last season that snapped a seven-game win streak.
McKay scores 23, Central Michigan beats NAIA Siena Heights
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay scored 23 points, Shawn Roundtree and Larry Austin Jr. added 17 apiece and Central Michigan beat NAIA Siena Heights 103-75 on Sunday.
David DiLeo hit three 3-pointers and finished with 14 points, Rob Montgomery scored 11 and Dallas Morgan added 10 for Central Michigan.
McKay leads Central Michigan over Concordia (Mich.) 98-67
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half on Tuesday night and Central Michigan beat Concordia (Michigan) 98-67.
McKay was 10 of 13 from the field and 7 of 10 from the foul line while making his first career start for the Chippewas. Shawn Roundtree added 18 points, Larry Austin scored 17 and David DiLeo had 11 points and nine rebounds.
The Chippewas scored the first 14 points and led by at least 10 points for the rest of the game.
Mount Pleasant — Cecil Williams had 18 points, six rebounds and six assists on Monday night and No. 8 seed Central Michigan dominated overtime for an 81-77 win over ninth-seeded Bowling Green in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Cecil Williams had 18 points, six rebounds and six assists on Monday night and No. 8 seed Central Michigan dominated overtime for an 81-77 win over ninth-seeded Bowling Green in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree scored 27 points and Central Michigan beat rival Western Michigan 84-71 in Saturday's makeup game that was moved to an off-campus site and closed to the public after Friday's early morning shooting on the CMU campus.
Cecil Williams scored 18 points and David DiLeo added 17 for the Chippewas (18-13, 7-11), who hit 12 3-pointers and made 22 of 23 free throws in the Mid-American Conference West Division regular-season finale for both teams.
McKay scores 23, Central Michigan runs past Ball St. 75-51
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay scored 23 points, Cecil Williams 18 and David DiLeo poured in all 12 of his points on 3-pointers and Central Michigan parlayed long-range shooting and turnovers after halftime into a romp over Ball State, 75-51, Tuesday night.
E. Michigan uses late spurt to beat C. Michigan 72-67
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV posted his 19th double-double of the season and Elijah Minnie joined him and Eastern Michigan downed Central Michigan 72-67 on Saturday.
Thompson finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds and Minnie posted 13 and 10, respectively. Eastern Michigan (16-11, 7-7 Mid-American) outscored the Chippewas 16-9 in the final 3½ minutes to seal the win.
Parrish leads as Akron downs Central Michigan 69-63
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Eric Parrish scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Akron downed Central Michigan 69-63 on Saturday, snapping a four-game skid.
Parrish was 7 of 12 from the field and hit five of his six free throws for the Zips (11-3, 4-8 Mid-American Conference). Daniel Utomi added 20 points and eight rebounds and Jimond Ivey scored 19 points with seven assists.
Central Michigan edges Ohio 101-98 in double overtime
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — 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.
Kozinski sparks Central Michigan by Northern Illinois 81-67
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Josh Kozinski broke Central Michigan's program record for career 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Chippewas past Northern Illinois 81-67 on Tuesday night.
Mount Pleasant — David DiLeo scored 22 and Cecil Williams added 14 points as Central Michigan routed Ohio, 75-50, in both teams' Mid-American Conference opener Tuesday night.
Shawn Roundtree added 13 points and Luke Meyer 12 for the Chippewas (12-2).
Central Michigan outrebounded Ohio, 44-35, with Williams pulling down nine boards.
DiLeo leads Central Michigan to 75-50 win over Ohio
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo scored 22 points as Central Michigan opened Mid-America Conference play with a 75-50 win over Ohio for its fourth straight win on Tuesday night.
The Chippewas (12-2) improved to 8-0 at home and knocked off Ohio for the fifth consecutive time.
Central Michigan beats NAIA Lawrence Tech 91-73
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo made 7 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 25 on Friday night to help Central Michigan beat NAIA Lawrence Tech 91-73.
The Chippewas (11-2) lead by at least 18 throughout the second half and improved to 7-0 at home in their final nonconference game before opening their Mid-American Conference schedule.
CMU takes advantage of foul-prone SIU-Edwardsville 70-52
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Cecil Williams scored 17 points with eight rebounds, Shawn Roundtree scored 13 with seven boards and Central Michigan handled SIU-Edwardsville 70-52 on Friday night.
Luke Meyer added 12 points with nine rebounds, Josh Kozinski scored 12 and David DiLeo grabbed nine rebounds for the Chippewas (10-2).
Cent. Michigan slips past Tenn. Tech 73-69
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Cecil Williams drove for a layup in the final seconds to secure Central Michigan's 73-69 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday afternoon.
Tennessee Tech cut the margin to 70-69 when Mason Ramsey hit a hook shot with 27 seconds left. Central Michigan beat the ensuing full-court press as Kevin McKay found Williams cutting to the basket for the game-winning bucket. He was fouled on the play and converted the free throw for the final score.
Tuesday’s college basketball: Central downs Montana State for sixth straight win
Kevin McKay came off the bench to score 17 as Central Michigan downed Montana State, 75-48, Tuesday at McGuirk Arena to win its sixth straight.
Cecil Williams and Shawn Williams each had 14 points while David DiLeo added 13 points for the Chippewas (7-1).
Harald Frey had 12 points to lead Montana State (6-4).
McKay leads Central Michigan to 6th straight victory
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay had 17 points as Central Michigan pulled away from Montana State 75-48 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
McKay was 8 of 14 from the floor with six rebounds. Shawn Roundtree and Cecil Williams added 14 points apiece and David DiLeo chipped in 13, nailing 3 of 8 from distance, while grabbing nine rebounds. Williams had seven rebounds with three assists.
Central Michigan holds off Jackson State 70-63
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo made 3 of 6 from 3-point range and scored 19, and Central Michigan held on to win its fifth straight on Friday night, 70-63 over Jackson State.
Shawn Roundtree added 16 points and Cecil Williams scored 11 for the Chippewas (6-1), who pulled away with a 7-0 run to lead 68-59 on Roundtree's two free throws with 1:44 left.
C. Michigan shooting spree wipes out D-III Eureka 103-68
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David DiLeo scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Cecil Williams scored 17 points and collected 13 rebounds and Central Michigan beat Division III level Eureka 103-68 on Saturday.
Five Chippewas scored in double figures, and Central Michigan's 20 3-pointers tied the program record for most 3s in a game. The team went 20 for 51 from 3 (39.2 percent) and had a rebounding advantage of 55-37.
Central Michigan eases by NAIA Siena Heights 108-48
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay scored a career-high 22 points, Cecil Williams had his second career double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Central Michigan eased by NAIA Siena Heights 108-48 on Friday.
It was the 15th time under six-year coach Keno Davis that CMU hit the century mark.
McLane scores 29, Miami (Ohio) downs Central Michigan 81-76
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Logan McLane scored a career-high 29 points, Marcus Weathers scored 18, including a go-ahead 3-point play, and Miami (Ohio) beat Central Michigan 81-76 on Saturday after holding the NCAA leading scorer Marcus Keene to a season-low 12 points.
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 and made three 3-point shots, and Luke Meyer chipped in 11 points.
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.
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.