MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Central Michigan is back home Wednesday night to face off against an Ohio team who will be trying to win their first game in Mount Pleasant since 2007.
Central Michigan (9-14, 2-8 MAC) are 25-44 all-time against the Bobcatss (17-6, 8-1 MAC), dating back to 1972. Ohio has won eight of the last 10 meetings but the Chippewas have ben able to defend their home floor, winning the previous two games in Mount Pleasant.
Senior Kyle Randall has recorded 20 plus points in 10 games this season, including the previous four. Randall ranks first in scoring during conference play, averaging 19.5 points per game. He also ranks in the top 10 in the MAC for five different statistical categories.
Central Michigan is 5-4 at home this season.
• THE MATCHUP
Central Michigan vs Ohio
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 • 7 p.m. ET
Mount Pleasant, Mich. • McGuirk Arena (5,300)
• THE BROADCAST
Central Michigan vs Ohio • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
Radio: Central Michigan IMG Sports Network - Flagship 95.3 WCFX-FM, Mount Pleasant
(play-by-play); (color analyst)
• THE OPENING TIP
• The Chippewas will play their final East Division opponent Wednesday night against Ohio. Central Michigan is 1-4 against the MAC East this season.
• Chris Fowler is one assist away from tying CMU’s all-time freshman record of 115– one of three freshman records that could go down this year.
• Kyle Randall has scored in the 20s each of the last four games, raising his MAC scoring average to league-leading 19.5 ppg.
• THE SERIES
Central Michigan trails the all-time series to Ohio 25-44. Despite dropping eight of the previous ten, the Chippewas have won the last two games at home against the Bobcats. Central Michigan is 2-2 against Ohio in the last four meetings.