Central Michigan vs. Eastern Michigan: Recap and Stats

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Central Michigan vs. Eastern Michigan: Recap and Stats
Central Michigan 52
(8-8, 3-7 away)
Eastern Michigan 58
(8-9, 8-2 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (MI)
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Central Michigan 19 33 52
Eastern Michigan 30 28 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Central Michigan K Randall 16 J Simons 5 C Fowler 5
Eastern Michigan D Thompson 11 D Riley 6 J Ross 3

Central Michigan was edged by Eastern Michigan 58-52 in conference play on Tuesday, January 15th. Olivier Mbaigoto earned a double-double for the Chippewas with a season-high 18 points and 14 rebounds. Finis Craddock had a season-high 12 points. For the Eagles, Jamell Harris got a season-high 11 points and six rebounds. Central Michigan (8-8, 1-2 MAC) hosts Ball State (7-7, 1-1 MAC) on Saturday, January 19th.

Central Michigan Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:35 left to go.
  • The last time CMU started the season 8-8 was 2009.
  • Central Michigan has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after recording 19 or fewer field goals made.
  • CMU set a season low for free throws made.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto recorded a team season high in rebounds with 14.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto accounted for 34.6% of the team's points.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto accounted for 42.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 16 games this season.
  • Kyle Randall has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto recorded the 4th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto had career highs with 14 rebounds, 7 offensive rebounds, and 7 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Blake Hibbitts.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Chris Fowler.

Eastern Michigan Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jalen Ross and Jamell Harris) accounted for 41.3% of the points.
  • Jamell Harris has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 17 games this season.
  • Glenn Bryant set a career high with 5 blocks.
  • Jamell Harris set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
CMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+O. Mbaigoto2818142302
BFinis Craddock191210100
B-Kyle Randall351331103
CChris Fowler26315002
CBlake Hibbitts28630012
C-S. Krannitz14012100
C-John Simons20031000
-Austin Stewart6011101
DD. Richardson Jr.12010100
DAustin Keel12010000
Emich PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJamell Harris251160231
B+Glenn Bryant311042152
BJalen Ross331333104
C+Derek Thompson27920010
C+J.R. Sims24533103
CDaylen Harrison21441203
CDaShonte Riley25451023
CA. Strickland11220000
-Matt Balkema3000001

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