Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 62

(7-5, 1-2 away)

AR-Pine Bluff 45

(1-11, 0-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 23, 2012

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

1 2 T
CMU 34 2862
ARPB 18 2745

Top Performers

Central Michigan: B. Hibbitts 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: M. Mosley 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

Cent. Michigan 62, Ark.-Pine Bluff 45

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Kyle Randall and Blake Hibbitts scored 12 points apiece to lead Central Michigan to a 62-45 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the consolation game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational Sunday night.

Both teams shot poorly from the field, with Central Michigan making 33 percent and Arkansas-Pine Bluff hitting 30 percent. But the Chippewas (7-5) owned a 50-34 edge on the boards, led by Oliver Mbaigoto with 13 rebounds and John Simons with 10.

Central Michigan led 34-18 at halftime. The Chippewas made 10 3-pointers with Hibbitts going 4 for 6 from behind the arc to account for all of his points.

Marcel Mosley led the Golden Lions (1-11) with 12 points.

Central Michigan, which lost to Nebraska on Saturday in the first round, led 60-30 with 5:55 to go before Pine Bluff closed on a 15-2 run.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CMU
ARPB
Points 62 45
FG Made-Attempted 20-61 (.328) 17-56 (.304)
3P Made-Attempted 10-32 (.313) 6-23 (.261)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 5-9 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 30 2

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