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Coming off of its first Mid-American Conference loss, the Central Michigan women's basketball team will look to rebound with another road test against Toledo Saturday.In arguably CMU’s worst shooting performance of the year, the Chippewas went 1-for-15 from 3-point range against Buffalo. After falling to 2-4 on the road, the Chippewas will be looking to find some consistency agaist the Rockets.CMU (14-5 overall, 6-1 MAC) enters Saturday behind Northern Illinois and Ball State, who are both 7-1 in the MAC.Ball State and NIU will play each other today. Guevara said the game against the Rockets will be another grueling contest in conference play."We just know it’s always going to be a battle, just like the game we are about to play with Toledo,” she said.
One year ago, college
basketball's leading scorer was riding the bench for the Central Michigan
men’s basketball team. Marcus Keene transferred to
CMU from Youngstown State and had to sit out the entire 2015-16 season due
to NCAA regulations.
The Central Michigan women's basketball team hasn't been
able to do much wrong since the beginning of Mid-American Conference play.
Same story, different game. Junior Marcus Keene and senior Braylon Rayson combined for 55 points to
lead the Central Michigan men’s basketball team to an 82-76 win against Bowling
Green Tuesday night at McGuirk Arena.
After a historic 50-point performance in a victory over the Ball State on Saturday, Marcus Keene and the Central Michigan men's team returned to McGuirk Arena Tuesday to face-off against Bowling Green. The Chippewas (13-7, 3-4 Mid-American Conference) defeated the Falcons 82-76 to win their second straight game MAC game. It was once again the Keene and Braylon Rayson show Tuesday, as the duo combined for 55 points.
The dates of the CMU men's basketball game against Western Michigan and the wrestling dual meet against Michigan have been changed. The wrestling dual meet against Michigan is now scheduled for Thursday, February 2 at 7 p.m.
Coming into the week, the goal the Central Michigan women's basketball team was to defend the 3-point shot and avoid turnovers.They were able to play solid defense on the 3-pointer in both games, but they couldn't avoid turnovers in both, ending the week 1-1.The Chippewas (14-5 overall, 6-1 MAC) topped Miami (OH) 80-61 on Wednesday, improving their home record to 10-1.
Central Michigan’s men’s basketball team appeared in trouble
in the second half against Miami (Oh) Saturday trailing with its head coach
getting ejected and its top scorer in foul trouble.That was until the nation’s leading scorer took over.
MVP chants echoed through McGuirk Arena Saturday afternoon as
the 2,708 fans in attendance watched the top-scoring performance of the
basketball season.Junior guard Marcus Keene — who leads the nation in scoring
(29.8) — out-did himself with a McGuirk-record 50 points to lead the Central
Michigan men’s basketball team (12-7, 2-4 Mid-American Conference) to a 101-92
victory over Miami (Oh). It was the most by any Division I player since 2013, according to ESPN.
Road games in any conference are never easy to win, for CMU it has been where they have had the most trouble finding wins consistently this season.It only seems fitting that the same team that ended CMU’s season last year, handed them their first conference loss today.Those same road struggles continued for the Chippewas, as they went just 1-for-15 from 3-point range and snapped a six game winning streak, losing by a final score of 67-56.CMU (14-5 overall, 6-1 MAC) struggled the most it has in any conference game this season on offense.
Playing away from McGuirk Arena has been troublesome for the Chippewas this season, posting just a 2-3 record in true road games.Today, CMU (14-4 overall, 6-0 MAC) have another test in the Mid-American Conference, this time in New York where they will take on Buffalo (13-4, 3-3) looking to stay perfect in conference play.CMU comes in one a six game winning streak, while the Bulls come in on a two game winning streak of their own.Head Coach Sue Guevara is extremely satisfied with the strong start to conference play, but as always know the next game is the most important.“We have a really tough road ahead of us here, but as always the next game is the important one and right now thats Buffalo,” Guevara said.
This week the focus for Head Coach Sue Guevara and her team was to play better overall defense, mainly by committing less turnovers and guarding the 3-point shot better.Miami went 7-for-21 from 3-point range (33.3 percent) and the Chippewas only committed 11 turnovers while forcing 18 of them as they stomped the Redhawks 80-61 to extend their winning streak to six and remain undefeated in conference play.Junior forward Tinara Moore let the Chippewas on the stat sheet with a double-double on the night.
For sophomore guard Presley Hudson, breaking the Central Michigan women's basketball single-game scoring record wasn't exactly at the top of her goal list this season. Instead, Hudson said she likes to focus on winning games more than anything else.“Breaking the record was a good thing, but I don’t really put much emphasis on it, like 'Oh my gosh I beat the record,'” Hudson said. "I don’t think about it all the time.
It was the same old story
for the Central Michigan men’s basketball team Tuesday night.
After winning their second road
game and third overtime game of the season, the Central Michigan women's
basketball team returns home to take on Miami (Ohio). The
Chippewas will host the RedHawks at 7 p.m. Wednesday at McGuirk Arena.
After winning its first Mid-American Conference game against
Toledo at home on Friday, the Central Michigan men’s basketball team traveled
to Muncie, Indiana on Tuesday to take on Ball State.The Chippewas jumped out to a 10-point lead in the first
half, but an 18-0 BSU run late in the half was ultimately the Chippewas
un-doing in a 98-83 defeat.
Sophomore guard Presley Hudson has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the third consecutive week. She helped lead the Chippewas to two more victories, making then 13-4 overall and a perfect 5-0 in the MAC.Hudson averaged 38.5 points per game, 2.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 1.5 steals over the past week.
With two teams seasons that have had completely opposite seasons so far, you wouldn't know it by the way this game went.After BGSU’s sophomore guard Sydney Lambert hit a triple to send the game into overtime, CMU’s sophomore guard Presley Hudson had an answer of her own with 10 points in overtime to giver a total of 34 points for the game, leading CMU to a 76-65 victory.Hudson struggled the entire first half when she put up just five points, but coach Sue Guevara believed a few things got her going in the second half.“She started doing some counter moves because people were bodying her up, which they should at this point,” Guevara said.
Road games haven’t been a strong point for the Central Michigan Women’s basketball team this season.The Chippewas are 1-3 away from McGuirk Arena and will hit the to take on Bowling Green Saturday at 2:30 p.m in Mid-American Conference action.The game can be seen on ESPN3. Despite Bowling Green being 5-11 overall and 1-3 in the MAC, Guevara said she knows with the MAC West division being so tough, they need to treat every game the same.“Holding down your home court is critical to winning a championship, but then you have to go on the road to steal a couple,” she said.
Coming into Friday as the only Mid-American Conference team
without a conference victory, the Central Michigan men’s basketball team was
hungry to end its drought.Led by senior Braylon Rayson, the Chippewas (11-6, 1-3 MAC) had four players
score in double-figures and ended their MAC drought, defeating the Toledo
Rockets (9-8, 2-2) 96-88 Friday night at McGuirk Arena.