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Final

Cent Michigan 62

(7-5, 1-2 away)

AR-Pine Bluff 45

(1-11, 0-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 23, 2012

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    CMU 34 2862
    ARPB 18 2745

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: B. Hibbitts 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Arkansas-Pine Bluff: M. Mosley 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

    Cent. Michigan 62, Ark.-Pine Bluff 45

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- Kyle Randall and Blake Hibbitts scored 12 points apiece to lead Central Michigan to a 62-45 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the consolation game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational Sunday night.

    Both teams shot poorly from the field, with Central Michigan making 33 percent and Arkansas-Pine Bluff hitting 30 percent. But the Chippewas (7-5) owned a 50-34 edge on the boards, led by Oliver Mbaigoto with 13 rebounds and John Simons with 10.

    Central Michigan led 34-18 at halftime. The Chippewas made 10 3-pointers with Hibbitts going 4 for 6 from behind the arc to account for all of his points.

    Marcel Mosley led the Golden Lions (1-11) with 12 points.

    Central Michigan, which lost to Nebraska on Saturday in the first round, led 60-30 with 5:55 to go before Pine Bluff closed on a 15-2 run.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    ARPB
    Points 62 45
    FG Made-Attempted 20-61 (.328) 17-56 (.304)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-32 (.313) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 5-9 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 30 2

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