Cent. Michigan 92, Texas St. 80
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP)
John Simons had 17 points and six rebounds, and Austin Keel added 17 points. Blake Hibbitts had eight rebounds.
Central Michigan (6-4) led 42-40 at halftime and had 27 points off Texas State turnovers. Central Michigan shot 53.7 percent from the field for the game, while Texas State (4-8) shot 50.8 percent.
After being down by as many as nine in the second half, Texas State cut Central Michigan's lead to 83-78, with a 3-pointer from Vonn Jones, who had six assists. Randall made three free throws, and Chris Fowler made a layup with 48 seconds left to put Central Michigan up by 10.