Niagara vs Central Michigan

Cent. Michigan 66, Niagara 64

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Randall scored a career-high 24 points, helping Central Michigan thwart a late Niagara rally and hold on for a 66-64 victory Sunday.

Randall, a senior who transferred from North Carolina-Greensboro before this season, was 7 of 12 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and 8 of 9 from the line. John Simons added 12 points and Chris Fowler had 11 for the Chippewas (4-3), who led by as many as 20 in the first half.

The Purple Eagles (2-5) erased that lead after halftime, and T.J. Cline's tip-in with 7 minutes to play gave Niagara its first lead, 50-49. Central Michigan retook the lead for good on Fowler's two free throws with 1:32 left, and the Chippewas made just enough foul shots in the final minute to secure the victory.

Antoine Mason led Niagara with 24 points, and Juan'ya Green added 12. Cline had nine points and 11 rebounds.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
J. Thomas, F162-60-13044
A. Mason, G409-146-951324
J. Green, G373-115-851112
A. Tanksley, G342-71-46035
M. Jordan, G212-50-01246
T. Cline244-70-011019
T. McCall170-00-30120
M. Lemmons111-32-31024
Totals 23-5314-283552064
 43.4%50% 
Central Michigan Chippewas
O. Mbaigoto, F251-40-04142
J. Simons, F244-53-500312
A. Keel, F200-30-02100
K. Randall, G357-128-943124
C. Fowler, G283-55-742411
B. Hibbitts222-60-04036
D. Richardson Jr.211-22-24214
A. Stewart152-31-12025
F. Craddock81-20-00022
L. Wiest20-10-01000
Totals 21-4319-243092066
 48.8%79.2% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth15-223-546
St. Peters12-616-12148
Iona11-718-11110
Siena11-714-15146
Canisius10-817-12137
Fairfield9-814-12188
Rider8-1015-14201
Quinnipiac7-1110-18241
Niagara6-129-20281
Manhattan5-1310-19251
Marist4-147-22274

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron12-222-547
Ohio9-517-8106
Buffalo9-515-12124
Kent St.7-715-12212
Bowling Green5-911-16229
Miami (Ohio)3-1110-17312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.8-617-10192
Toledo7-714-13143
W. Michigan7-711-15211
C. Michigan6-816-11176
N. Illinois6-814-13231
E. Michigan5-913-14177