Central Michigan vs Charlotte

Charlotte 78, Cent. Michigan 66

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - DeMario Mayfield scored 15 points off the bench and Denzel Ingram finished with 13 points as Charlotte beat Central Michigan 78-66 Saturday.

Willie Clayton finished with 10 points and nine rebounds to help Charlotte (9-0) win its ninth consecutive game.

After Kyle Randall's layup cut Central Michigan's (4-4) deficit to two, 34-32, early in the second half, Charlotte outscored the Chippewas 14-3 over the next five minutes to push the lead to 48-35 with 12:10 left to play. Mayfield and Ingram combined for 10 points during the run.

John Simon's layup at the 6:25 mark cut Charlotte's lead to seven, 57-50, but Ivan Benkovic answered with a 3-pointer for the 49ers to push the lead back to double figures. Central Michigan would not get any closer.

Randall scored 15 points to lead Central Michigan while Simon and Olivier Mbaigoto finished with 13 points apiece.

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Central Michigan (4-4)273966
Charlotte (9-0) «314778

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Central Michigan Chippewas
J. Simons, F315-91-261113
O. Mbaigoto, F154-52-251313
C. Fowler, G301-55-65627
K. Randall, G304-175-543415
A. Keel, G211-41-12103
B. Hibbitts264-90-070111
D. Richardson Jr.200-30-01130
A. Stewart171-30-03002
F. Craddock100-12-22022
Totals 20-5616-1836131666
 35.7%88.9% 
Charlotte 49ers
W. Clayton, F215-60-391110
D. Clark, F123-60-12006
D. Ingram, G305-70-015113
P. Henry, G212-60-02444
T. Williams, G180-36-61546
C. Braswell254-110-112248
D. Mayfield245-102-232115
J. Thompson223-62-25118
E. Nickerson152-40-00305
I. Benkovic121-20-02003
Totals 30-6110-1537231678
 49.2%66.7% 
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

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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TOWS 40 Final
GTOWN 46
ARK 67 Final
MICH 80
LBSU 55 Final
OHST 89
CLST 63 Final
NCST 80
UMES 60 Final
CINCY 92
UMKC 47 Final
LOU 99
LOYC 61 Final
MIST 73
COLO 54 Final
KAN 90
TNST 38 Final
MIZZ 68
TEMP 67 Final
DUKE 90
MOST 42 Final
OKST 62
CCSU 69 Final
IND 100
BRO 57 Final
ND 84
MONM 56 Final
SYR 108
ETSU 55 Final
UNC 78
ARIZ 66 Final
CLEM 54
NCO 54 Final
WICH 80
VALPO 52 Final
NMEX 65
ILL 85 Final
GONZ 74
MINN 71 Final
USC 57