Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 75

(9-17, 2-10 MAC)

Youngstown St 86

(16-12, 7-7 Horizon)

    7:05 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio

    1 2 T
    CMU 27 4875
    YSU 45 4186

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: C. Fowler 19 Pts, 5 Ast

    Youngstown St: B. Allen 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    Youngstown St. 86, Cent. Michigan 75

    Associated Press

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Blake Allen and Kamren Belin scored 20 points apiece and DJ Cole posted his first career double-double as hot-shooting Youngstown State took control early in its 86-75 nonconference win over Central Michigan on Saturday night.

    Cole had 12 points and a season-high 12 assists for the Penguins (16-12), whose only other victory in six games against the Chippewas came in 2006.

    Youngstown State, of the Horizon League, scored 14 unanswered points to turn a 5-2 deficit into an 11-point lead. The Penguins shot 69.2 percent (18 of 26) en route to a 45-27 halftime lead.

    After Youngstown State pushed the lead to 24 points, Central Michigan closed to 68-61 with 5:28 left, but could get no closer.

    Allen posted a season high on 8-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 7 3-pointers.

    Chris Fowler scored 19 points to lead the Chippewas (9-17), of the Mid-American Conference, who have lost nine straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    YSU
    Points 75 86
    FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 30-50 (.600)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 24

    2012-13 Season

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