Courtesy: Tim Fitzgerald/CMU Athletics
Central Michigan forward Blake Hibbitts has kicked off his CMU career by becoming one of the top three-point shooters in program history. He enters Tuesday's game eight three-pointers shy of tying the freshman record.
Game Notes: Eagles Visit McGuirk Arena Tuesday

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Central Michigan will host Eastern Michigan Tuesday evening in the final home game of the season. Senior Night recognitions will take place prior to the 7 p.m. tipoff.

The Chippewas are bringing home a road win from Saturday in DeKalb where Chris Fowler led the squad in scoring for the third consecutive game, and also tallied team-highs in rebounds and assists.

The Chippewas used a 15-2 run to go up 45-35 with 10:41 remaining, thanks in large part to their three-point shooting which climbed as high as 64 percent before the final few minutes.

The Huskies (5-2, 3-11 MAC) meanwhile, hit just 1-of-14 from long range and had a significant disadvantage at the free throw line as well. They put the Chippewas into the bonus just seven minutes into the contest and sent them to the line a total of 26 times - 15 more than their own 11 attempts.

A win Tuesday would avenge a six-point loss to the Eagles who held the Chippewas to just 52 points in January. 

Saturday's regular-season finale will take place at Western Michigan. The game will be televised on STO and ESPN3 beginning at noon.

 • THE MATCHUP                                                                      

Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 • 7 p.m. ET
Mount Pleasant, Mich. • McGuirk Arena (5,300)

 • THE BROADCAST                                                                 

Radio: Central Michigan IMG Sports Network - Flagship 95.3 WCFX-FM, Mount Pleasant
Don Chiodo (play-by-play); Robbie Harman (color analyst)

Web:
Live audio: cmuchippewas.com
Live stats: cmuchippewas.com
Live video: cmuchippewas.com
Twitter updates: @cmumensbball

 • THE OPENING TIP                                                              

• The Chippewas return home for one last time this season, hosing Senior Night Tuesday in McGuirk Arena against Eastern Michigan. 

• Chris Fowler is riding a string of five straight double-digit scoring games. In the win at Northern Illinois–one game after his first double-double–he led the Chippewas in points, rebounds and assists.

• Saturday’s win was the fifth away from home this season and snapped a 10-game skid.

 • THE SERIES                                                                         

• Central Michigan leads the all-time series 95-84 and has won six of the last eight, falling to the Eagles earlier this season on the road. 

• The Chippewas have won four of the six versus the Eagles at home. One of the two losses was in overtime and the other was by a single point.

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