Cent. Michigan 80, Pepperdine 77

Kyle Randall scored 19 points and Central Michigan beat

Pepperdine 80-77 Sunday night, handing them their first loss at

home this season.

Pepperdine (6-4) had six players in double figures in a game

with plenty of 3-pointers.

Central Michigan (5-4) had a season-high 14 3-pointers.

Blake Hibbitts had five 3-pointers (15 points) and Randall had

four. Austin Keel and John Simons scored 12 points apiece. Simons

had five rebounds, and Chris Fowler added seven assists.

Pepperdine had a season-high 11 3-pointers.

Central Michigan led 32-30 at halftime. Pepperdine trailed by as

many as 13 in the second half and cut the lead to one when Lorne

Jackson hit a 3-pointer at 0.02. But Randall hit two free


Nikolas Skouen scored 16 points for Pepperdine. Jordan Baker had

12 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists. Stacy Davis had 12.

Jackson, Jett Raines and Atif Russell had 10 points apiece.