Cent. Michigan 61, E. Michigan 59
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP)
The Eagles tied the score at 59 on a Glenn Bryant dunk with 1:49 remaining in the game but Olivier Mbaigoto hit the go-ahead jumper with 1:19 to play on Central Michigan's next possession to give the Chippewas a 61-59 lead. The Eagles' Derek Thompson missed a 3-pointer with 59 seconds left and Matt Balkema committed a turnover with 1 second remaining on the clock and Central Michigan (11-18, 4-11 Mid-American) was able to hold on.
Kyle Randall had 23 points and hit six 3-pointers to lead the Chippewas, which had lost 10 of their last 11 before the win over the Eagles.