Basketball Travelers Classic - Recap - Central Michigan Defeats Idaho State 54-52
|Basketball Travelers Classic - Recap - Central Michigan Defeats Idaho State 54-52|
Central Michigan grabbed a 54-52 win over Idaho State on Saturday, behind a 12-point effort from Blake Hibbitts at Huntsman Center.
Bettors who backed Central Michigan were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 4.
Central Michigan got 11 points from Olivier Mbaigoto and another 10 points from John Simons. Kyle Randall contributed 4 assists, while Austin Stewart cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Idaho State got a 12-point performance from Chris Hansen, who was supported by 9 points from Tomas Sanchez. Tomas Sanchez had 6 assists in a losing cause for Idaho State, while Nnamdi Ezenwa grabbed 6 rebounds.
Central Michigan led at halftime, 26-25.
The rebound battle favored Central Michigan as they grabbed 38 boards, while Idaho State only had 23.