Central Michigan (11-19) and Buffalo (12-19) Face Off in MAC Tournament

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Mid-American Conference Tourney



1ST2ND OT TOTAL SPREAD
  Central Michigan 26 41 5 72 +8.0
  Buffalo 30 37 7 74 -8.0
Mon, Mar 11 2013, 08:00 PM EDT

Alumni Arena
Buffalo, NY
Attendance: 2,309

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Central Michigan takes on Buffalo in the first round of the MAC Tournament at Alumni Arena on Monday. It takes place at 7 p.m. EST. The Chippewas lost to the Bulls 91-73 on Jan. 30 and are 1-5 against them over the last four years.

The Chippewas were defeated by Western Michigan 71-68 on Mar. 9 despite 33 points from Kyle Randall. He leads the team with 18.1 points per game. For the Bulls, Tony Watson II put up 14 points and six assists in the 76-65 loss to Bowling Green on Mar. 8. He contributes 3.3 assists per game in addition to his 11.2 points per game.

Buffalo has a statistical edge over Central Michigan in one specific area, rebounding, where the Bulls have the upper hand over the Chippewas, 35.6 per game to 27.4 per game.

StatSmack! Central Michigan is better than Buffalo
  • More property crime happens in Buffalo so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Mount Pleasant -- according to the FBI).
  • More violent crime happens in Buffalo so be careful if you visit (when compared to Mount Pleasant -- according to the FBI).
  • Blake Hibbitts is ranked 4th in the MAC in three-pointers.
  • The Central Michigan steals leader (Chris Fowler, 38 steals) has more steals than the Buffalo steals leader (Javon McCrea, 37 steals).
CMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Kyle Randall 0 18 3 3 1 0 3
C Chris Fowler 28 8 3 6 1 0 3
C John Simons 27 7 5 1 1 0 1
C- Blake Hibbitts 24 9 4 1 1 1 1
D+ O. Mbaigoto 17 7 4 1 0 1 1
D Austin Keel 17 5 2 1 1 0 1
D D. Richardson Jr. 18 4 3 1 1 0 1
D Austin Stewart 10 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Finis Craddock 14 3 1 1 1 0 1
D S. Krannitz 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
D- Zach Saylor 11 2 2 0 0 1 1
F Luke Wiest 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
UB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Javon McCrea 30 18 8 2 1 3 3
C Jarod Oldham 33 10 5 4 1 1 3
C Tony Watson II 34 11 3 3 1 0 1
C- Will Regan 26 10 4 1 0 1 1
C- Jarryn Skeete 27 7 3 3 1 0 2
D+ A. Nuiriankh 29 6 5 2 1 0 2
D Cameron Downing 14 6 2 1 0 0 1
D- Xavier Ford 10 3 2 0 0 0 1
D- C. Raley-Ross 10 1 1 1 0 0 1
D- R. Thomas-Edwards 11 1 2 0 0 0 1
F R. Sebuharara 9 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Andre McPhail 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

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MAC Standings

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1 Toledo 27-7 14-4
1 WMU 23-10 14-4
3 Buffalo 19-10 13-5
4 Akron 21-13 12-6
5 Ohio 25-12 11-7
6 Emich 22-15 10-8
7 NIU 15-17 8-10
7 Miami (OH) 13-18 8-10
9 Kent State 16-16 7-11
10 Bowling Green 12-20 6-12
 11CMU 10-21 3-15
12 Ball State 5-25 2-16
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2014-2015 Roster

#0 Tanner Beachnau So G 6-0 170
#11 Milos Cabarkapa Fr G/F 7-0 237
#15 Chris Fowler Jr G 6-1 101
#32 Blake Hibbitts Jr F 6-7 212
#55 Cole Israelson Fr C 6-9 280
#30 Austin Keel Sr G 6-3 182
#12 Josh Kozinski Fr G 6-4 170
#1 S. Krannitz Jr G/F 6-4 202
#42 Tony Larkins Sr G 6-4 215
#35 John McCarty Fr F 6-5 211
#13 Filip Medjo Fr G 6-3 210
#2 Luke Meyer Fr F 6-11 221
#5 Braylon Rayson So G 5-9 185
#3 D. Richardson Jr. Jr G 6-4 200
#23 DaRohn Scott Fr F 6-9 230
#4 R. Simmons Jr G 6-4 185
#34 John Simons Jr F 6-8 221
#10 Austin Stewart Jr G 6-6 206