Central Michigan vs. Youngstown State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Central Michigan vs. Youngstown State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Central Michigan 75
(9-17, 3-11 away)
Youngstown State 86
(16-12, 10-5 home)
Venue: Beeghly Center
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Central Michigan 27 48 75
Youngstown State 45 41 86
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Central Michigan C Fowler 19 O Mbaigoto 6 C Fowler 5
Youngstown State B Allen 20 K Belin 4 D Cole 12

Youngstown State knocked off Central Michigan 86-75 in a game where they shot 60 percent. D.J. Cole picked up a double-double in the win with 12 points and 12 assists. Blake Allen had a season-high 20 points and added three rebounds. For the Chippewas, Chris Fowler finished with a season-high 19 points on 55.6 percent shooting. Youngstown State (16-12, 7-7 Horizon) gets Valparaiso (22-7, 11-3 Horizon) on the road on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Youngstown State Game Notes

  • YSU beat the spread by two points. That makes the 9th time this season the Penguins have beaten the spread.
  • The Penguins have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 86 or more total points.
  • YSU has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 29 or fewer rebounds.
  • YSU has won 82 percent of the time this season (14-3) after holding an opponent to under 42.6 percent field goal percentage.
  • The Penguins set season highs for field goal percentage (60.0) and three-point percentage (50.0).
  • The last time YSU had a field goal percentage of 60.0 percent or higher was Feb 05, 2012 against Loyola (Chicago).
  • The Penguins have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Youngstown State has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--YSU has a 8.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • D.J. Cole recorded a team season high in assists with 12.
  • The top two scorers (Kamren Belin and Blake Allen) accounted for 46.5 percent of the points.
  • Kamren Belin has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 4 times in 28 games this season.
  • This game was the first double-digit assist game of D.J. Cole's career.
  • D.J. Cole recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Blake Allen's career.
  • Blake Allen has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Kamren Belin's career.
  • Kamren Belin has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the sixth foul out of the season for Damian Eargle.

Central Michigan Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Chippewas losing streak to nine games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Fowler and Kyle Randall) accounted for 48.0 percent of the points.
  • Olivier Mbaigoto has led the team in rebounding seven times in 26 games this season.
  • Kyle Randall has 21 straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Fowler has three straight double-digit point games.
CMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAustin Keel15931300
AChris Fowler291905002
B+John Simons301641001
BKyle Randall381741002
BO. Mbaigoto18661012
BD. Richardson Jr.18252201
CBlake Hibbitts27621102
D+Finis Craddock12011101
-S. Krannitz6000000
-Zach Saylor5000000
YSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D.J. Cole3912312100
A+Blake Allen382033000
ADamian Eargle141030011
B+Kamren Belin312041003
BRyan Weber30933001
BBobby Hain20633102
C+S. Amiker Jr.15711103
CFletcher Larson11220020

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