Central Michigan advances past Kent in MAC quarters
CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. scored 23 points and Central Michigan pulled away midway through the second half and hung on for an 89-81 win over Kent State on Thursday in the quarterfinals of...
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....
W. Michigan looks to end streak vs C. Michigan
Central Michigan (20-10, 9-8) vs. Western Michigan (8-22, 2-15)
University Arena in Read Fieldhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
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.
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Luke Knapke and Jaelan Sanford scored 19 points apiece as Toledo topped Central Michigan 80-68 on Saturday. Marreon Jackson added 18 points for the Rockets.
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 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.
Toledo pulls away late, beats Central Michigan 76-72
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jaelan Sanford scored 22 points, Luke Knapke added 21 including a key dunk with 15 seconds left as Toledo held off Central Michigan for a 76-72 victory on Saturday night.
Sanford's jumper gave the Rockets a 69-67 lead with 1:48 to play. Shawn Roundtree missed a layup on the Chippewas' next possession, then Marreon Jackson threw an alley-oop pass from the top of the arc to Knapke, who finished the play with a two-handed slam.
Walton scores 24, leads Ball State down stretch to beat CMU
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — K.J. Walton scored 16 of his career-high 24 points in the second half to lead Ball State to an 83-72 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday.
The Chippewas had a five-point lead when Walton had a steal and dunk to spark an 18-3 run to give Ball State a 71-61 lead with five minutes left. Walton scored 10 points with three dunks during the stretch. CMU pulled within nine points but didn't get closer.
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.
Roundtree rallies Central Michigan to beat UMKC 81-72
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree scored 22 points including a trio of 3-pointers in the second half that helped rally Central Michigan to beat UMKC 81-72 on Wednesday night.
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.
CMU has no trouble with Chicago State in 101-60 victory
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Larry Austin had 17 points and nine assists to help Central Michigan roll to a 101-60 rout of Chicago State on Friday night.
Austin, a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt, shot 7 of 13 from the field. Matt Beachler made four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points for the Chippewas (2-0). Kevin McKay had 11 points and eight rebounds. Shawn Roundtree, last season's leading scorer, made a pair of 3s and chipped in eight points in 16 minutes.
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 sparks Central Michigan past Northern Illinois 80-72
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Kevin McKay came off the bench to score a career-high 33 points and hit several big shots down the stretch to help Central Michigan pull away late for an 80-72 victory over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night.