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Women’s basketball to take on Akron in MAC Tournament Semifinal

What: Central Michigan vs. Akron women’s basketball

Where: Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio

When: Friday at 2 p.m

At Stake: A spot in the MAC Tournament Championship Game

On Gameday: Follow sports reporters Dominick Mastrangelo ( @dmaster_92  ) and Neil Rosan ( @neilandsports ) on Twitter. Check www.cm-life.com following the game for photos, reaction and analysis.

CLEVELAND– With Akron’s thumping of Toledo Thursday afternoon, Central Michigan’s opponent in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Semifinal has been set.

CMU head coach Sue Guevara.

CMU head coach Sue Guevara.

CMU will take on the Zips at 2:30 p.m Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Chippewas topped Akron 109-83 in the two teams only regular season meeting on Jan. 9. akronlogo

Junior guard Crystal Bradford recorded a double-double in that meeting, scoring 15 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Bradford, this year’s MAC Player of the Year, will miss the tournament after injuring her left knee during practice, Tuesday. 

The Zips have been led this year by seniors Hanna Luburgh (22.9 ppg) and Rachel Tecca (22.8 ppg). Tecca was last year’s MAC Player of the Year while Luburgh put up 31 points in Akron’s win against Toledo, Thursday.

Check back with www.cm-life.com for updates on Friday’s Central Michigan vs. Akron women’s basketball championship tournament semifinal.

 

 

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