Central Michigan vs Wright State

Cent. Michigan 59, Wright St. 55


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Kyle Randall scored 13 points and Central Michigan survived a five-minute scoreless stretch near the end of the game, defeating Wright State 59-55 Wednesday at the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament.

The Chippewas (2-1) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to build a 48-38 lead, and still led by 10 with 5:23 remaining. But Wright State (3-1) scored eight straight points, pulling within 57-55 when JT Yoho hit a layup with 27 seconds left.

Derrick Richardson Jr. hit two free throws with 4 seconds remaining to break the Chippewas' scoring drought and secure the victory.

Miles Dixon scored 16 points, Matt Vest had 15 and Yoho 10 for Wright State.

Central Michigan was just 2 for 14 on 3-point attempts but outrebounded the Raiders 40-29.

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Wright State (3-1)233255

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Central Michigan Chippewas
Z. Saylor, F243-70-14226
J. Simons, F242-52-58116
C. Fowler, G282-62-22336
A. Keel, G283-100-02206
K. Randall, G276-110-134013
D. Richardson Jr.180-22-24002
B. Hibbitts171-45-54008
O. Mbaigoto152-32-25016
A. Stewart111-10-04112
F. Craddock82-50-00114
Totals 22-5413-184014959
Wright State Raiders
J. Yoho, F293-63-443110
T. Sledge, F90-20-00020
K. Griffin, G313-81-22228
R. Arceneaux, G291-100-02202
M. Vest, G246-80-032315
M. Dixon336-113-411216
A. Pacher221-42-29134
J. Bramanti130-10-01120
B. Drummond50-00-00100
J. Young50-10-03000
Totals 20-519-1229131555
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bowling Green0-03-174
Kent St.0-03-1270
Miami (Ohio)0-03-1213
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan0-04-0117
C. Michigan0-02-1271
W. Michigan0-02-3263
N. Illinois0-01-2320
Ball St.0-01-3225

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Kentucky0-04-1136
Youngstown St.0-02-2325
Green Bay0-01-2336
Clev. St.0-01-3238
Wright St.0-01-3311
Other games
MORE 70 Final
UK 81
PRIN 53 Final
SYR 73
UNC 112 Final
PITT 62 Final
UAPB 43 Final