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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Scoreboard
Niagara (2-5)234164
Central Michigan (4-3) «353166

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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
Iona0-05-4124
Rider0-05-5175
Fairfield0-04-5188
Manhattan0-04-5275
St. Peters0-04-5269
Canisius0-04-6294
Niagara0-04-6215
Quinnipiac0-03-7332
Monmouth0-03-8121
Marist0-02-8319
Siena0-02-8231

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-05-2170
Buffalo0-06-399
Bowling Green0-07-4187
Miami (Ohio)0-06-4107
Ohio0-05-4235
Kent St.0-05-5264
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan0-08-157
E. Michigan0-07-2232
Ball St.0-06-475
N. Illinois0-06-4204
W. Michigan0-06-4169
Toledo0-05-4150