Eastern Michigan Falls 61-59 Against Central Michigan - Game Recap
Central Michigan earned a 61-59 victory over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday, getting 23 points from Kyle Randall at McGuirk Arena.
Central Michigan won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread.
Olivier Mbaigoto had 14 points for Central Michigan and Blake Hibbitts chipped in with 13 points. Chris Fowler had 10 assists for them, while Olivier Mbaigoto was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Eastern Michigan got 14 points from Derek Thompson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Glenn Bryant. J.R. Sims contributed 3 assists for them, while Glenn Bryant had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Central Michigan were victorious, as the score was 33-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Eastern Michigan as they grabbed 36 boards, while Central Michigan only had 24.