Central Michigan vs Youngstown State

Youngstown St. 86, Cent. Michigan 75

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - 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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Central Michigan Chippewas
J. Simons, F314-58-841316
B. Hibbitts, F272-60-02146
K. Randall, G386-163-441117
C. Fowler, G295-97-705419
D. Richardson, G171-20-25222
O. Mbaigoto182-52-36136
A. Keel153-71-33149
F. Craddock120-10-01100
S. Krannitz60-20-00000
Z. Saylor50-10-00000
A. Stewart20-00-00000
Totals 23-5421-2729132175
 42.6%77.8% 
Youngstown State Penguins
K. Belin, F317-135-551320
D. Eargle, F143-64-630510
D. Cole, G393-65-8312312
B. Allen, G388-110-033320
R. Weber, G303-60-23339
B. Hain202-42-43346
S. Amiker153-31-11107
F. Larson111-10-02002
J. Chojnacki20-00-01010
M. Podolsky00-00-00000
Totals 30-5017-2629232286
 60%65.4% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-323-656
Ohio10-618-9105
Kent St.9-717-12202
Buffalo9-715-14140
Bowling Green7-913-16218
Miami (Ohio)3-1310-19312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.9-718-11184
W. Michigan9-713-15197
Toledo8-815-14165
N. Illinois7-915-14217
C. Michigan6-1016-13192
E. Michigan6-1014-15178

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso14-324-671
Oakland13-423-7116
N. Kentucky11-620-10119
Green Bay11-617-12127
Wright St.10-719-11117
Ill.-Chicago7-1014-16247
Detroit6-118-21289
Youngstown St.5-1311-20263
Clev. St.5-139-21245
Milwaukee4-138-22268
 
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SETON 61 Final
LOU 79
USM 73 Final
MEMP 89
MIAMI 65 Final
WAKE 80
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
WSU 56 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
FLA 71
STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69