Austin Keel and Luke Meyer each added 10 points apiece for Central Michigan, which shot an efficient 59.2 percent from the field and hit 13 of 26 3-point attempts. Rayshawn Simmons also had seven points and six rebounds.
The Chippewas surged ahead with a 17-4 run capped by Austin Stewart's 3-pointer. They pushed that lead to 23 late in the first half and coasted through the second.
Central Michigan (3-0) moved the ball around well, finishing with 20 assists on 29 baskets and having eight players with at least six points.
Marko Pirovic led Maine (0-3) with 11 points and six boards.