The Chippewas (10-20, 5-11 Mid-American) scored 12 straight points during a 5-minute stretch late in the second half to grab a 72-67 lead. Oliver Mgaiboto's basket put Central Michigan ahead 69-67 with 2:29 left, and his 3-pointer capped the 12-point run with 1:48 to go. Those were his only points of the game.
The Broncos jumped to a 9-0 lead but the Chippewas only trailed 36-33 at halftime.
- Central Michigan
- Western Michigan