Williams scores 22 in Ohio’s 62-47 win over Cent. Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP)—Leon Williams scored 22 points and had 12 rebounds to lead Ohio to a 62-47 win over Central Michigan on Tuesday night.

With the game tied 28-28 at halftime, Michael Allen opened the second half with a layup to spark a 22-10 run that gave the Bobcats a 50-38 lead with 6:27 remaining. The Chippewas never recovered.

Bert Whittington IV scored 13 points and Jerome Tillman scored 11 for Ohio (14-6, 5-2 Mid-American). The Bobcats, who have won four straight, shot 50 percent (13 of 26) during their second-half surge.

Giordan Watson scored 18 points to lead Central Michigan (8-11, 3-4). Robbie Harman added 11.

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 Cent. Michigan
Giordan Watson Giordan Watson
5-16,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 6 Assists
 Ohio
Leon Williams Leon Williams
6-12,  22 Pts
12 Rebs, 1 Assists

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