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).