Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 52

(8-8, 1-2 MAC)

E Michigan 58

(8-9, 1-2 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, January 15, 2013

    Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan

    1 2 T
    CMU 19 3352
    EMU 30 2858

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: O. Mbaigoto 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Eastern Michigan: J. Harris 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    E. Michigan 58, Cent. Michigan 52

    Associated Press

    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Jalen Ross scored 13 points to lead Eastern Michigan to a 58-52 victory over Central Michigan Tuesday night.

    Jamell Harris had 11 points and six rebounds and Glenn Bryant had 10 points and five blocked shots for the Eagles (8-9, 1-2 Mid-American), who ended a four-game losing streak.

    Eastern Michigan shot 58 percent in the first half in building a 30-19 lead. The Eagles maintained a double-digit lead most of the second half, mostly at the free-throw line where they were 17 of 30 after the break. Finis Craddock's 3-pointer for Central Michigan with 19 seconds left ended the game's scoring.

    Oliver Mbaigoto led the Chippewas (8-8, 1-2) with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Kyle Randall scored 13 points and Craddock scored 12, all on 3-pointers. Central took 27 more shots than Eastern but only made three more and finished at 32 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    EMU
    Points 52 58
    FG Made-Attempted 19-59 (.322) 16-32 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-26 (.231) 6-11 (.545)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 20-34 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 14

    2012-13 Season

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