Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 76

(11-12, 6-5 MAC)

Ohio 89

(14-11, 5-6 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 11, 2010

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    CMU 40 3676
    OHIO 37 5289

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: R. Harman 31 Pts, 2 Ast

    Ohio: A. Bassett 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Ohio 89, Cent. Michigan 76

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Armon Bassett scored 25 points and DeVaughn Washington added 24 in Ohio's 89-76 win over Central Michigan on Thursday night.

    The Bobcats (14-11, 5-6 Mid-American Conference) led 40-37 at halftime, but the Chippewas (11-12, 6-5) pulled within one point on Brandon Ford's layup with 14 minutes to go.

    The Bobcats then went on a 13-2 run and led 64-52 on Bassett's 3 with 10:27 left.

    Ohio led by as many as 79-63 on Washington's free throws with 3:39 remaining.

    Washington made a career-high 14 free throws out of 19 attempts as Ohio was 35 of 48 from the foul line (72.9 percent).

    The Bobcats shot 57.1 percent in the second half (12 of 21), compared to 31.6 percent shooting (12 of 38) by the Chippewas after halftime.

    Robbie Harman had a career-high 31 points and nine 3-pointers for Eastern Michigan. Harman became the school's all-time leader in 3s with 208.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    OHIO
    Points 76 89
    FG Made-Attempted 24-61 (.393) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 14-27 (.519) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-16 (.875) 35-48 (.729)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 13

    2009-10 Season

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