Lee scores 32, leads E. Michigan past Central Michigan 99-80
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Raven Lee scored a season-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, to lead Eastern Michigan past Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Lee and Thompson scored five each during a 11-3 run that put the Eagles up 71-61 midway through the second half. They led by at least seven thereon.
The Eagles hit 13 3-pointers and shot 65 percent - both season highs - from behind the arc. They came in averaging 5.1 made 3s per game and shooting just 26.6 percent from deep.
The Chippewas had their seven-game home win streak snapped.