Central Michigan vs Northern Illinois

Cent. Michigan 69, N. Illinois 50

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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Chris Fowler scored 16 points and dished out eight assists, and Central Michigan snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 69-50 victory at Northern Illinois on Saturday night.

Kyle Randall added 14 points and John Simons had 10 for the Chippewas (10-18, 3-11 Mid-American), who pulled into a tie with Northern Illinois at the bottom of the MAC West standings. Each team plays its last regular-season game Tuesday: Central Michigan hosts Eastern Michigan, while Northern Illinois visits Toledo.

Mike Davis scored 12 points, and Darrell Bowie and Aksel Bowie chipped in 11 apiece, for the Huskies (5-22, 3-11), who lost their seventh in a row.

NIU led 33-30 after Bolin's jumper 3:14 into the second half, but CMU scored the next 12 points to take control of the game and wasn't threatened again. The Chippewas scored 18 points off 14 Northern Illinois turnovers.

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Scoreboard
Central Michigan (10-18) «284169
Northern Illinois (5-22)252550

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Central Michigan Chippewas
B. Hibbitts, F283-50-03119
J. Simons, F283-62-231310
K. Randall, G373-108-952114
C. Fowler, G354-67-1158116
D. Richardson, G102-30-02014
A. Keel192-60-03016
F. Craddock181-22-21134
Z. Saylor140-00-02000
O. Mbaigoto112-42-24016
Totals 20-4221-2630131269
 47.6%80.8% 
Northern Illinois Huskies
A. Bolin, F355-90-042111
D. Bowie, F285-71-661311
K. Gray, F254-90-05018
T. Baker, G322-80-03644
M. Davis, G214-104-550112
A. Christian150-50-01030
J. Cravatta140-20-01020
D. Balls120-00-00130
K. Gray90-10-00120
S. Mader82-20-00024
B. Hayes10-00-00010
Totals 22-535-1129112350
 41.5%45.5% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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