Bowling Green vs Central Michigan

Cent. Michigan 73, Bowling Green 67

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Randall poured In 31 points, going 13 for 13 from the free-throw line, and Central Michigan held on to beat Bowling Green 73-67 Wednesday night in the Mid-American Conference opener for both schools.

The Chippewas (8-6) went on a 13-0 run in the first half and led 37-20 at halftime. But the Falcons (5-9) came back, shooting 59 percent after halftime, and finally tying the game at 60 when Jordon Crawford made a pair of free throws with 3:25 to go.

CMU's Oliver Mbaigoto made two free throws, and then dunked with 58 seconds left. Bowling Green got no closer than three points after that.

Randall was 8 of 11 from the field - 2 for 4 from 3-point range - and matched the team high with six rebounds.

Crawford led the Falcons with 29 points - 25 in the second half. Anthony Henderson added 13 points for Bowling Green, which finished at 42 percent. The Chippewas shot 41 percent.

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Bowling Green Falcons
A. Calhoun, F383-102-214019
C. Black, C181-40-03302
J. Crawford, G3511-204-414429
A. Henderson, G324-72-231413
C. Orr, G271-42-22125
R. Holmes223-51-29037
J. Clarke110-30-00010
L. Kraus91-20-00022
J. Erger80-20-01000
Totals 24-5711-123691767
 42.1%91.7% 
Central Michigan Chippewas
J. Simons, F330-42-26012
O. Mbaigoto, F232-63-43227
K. Randall, G348-1113-1363131
C. Fowler, G211-54-84226
A. Keel, G182-20-00106
F. Craddock160-30-02220
S. Krannitz163-70-00018
D. Richardson Jr.152-40-02035
B. Hibbitts120-30-00010
A. Stewart122-42-23118
Totals 20-4924-2929111473
 40.8%82.8% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
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Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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