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Saturday's state women: Second-half surge powers Central to 4th straight win

Detroit News staff and wires

Central Michigan awoke in the second half, outscoring Miami 47-28 en route to a fourth straight victory Saturday 77-54 at home over the Red Hawks.

Jasmine Harris had 17 points, including five 3-pointers, while Tinara Moore added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Chippewas . Presley Hudson added 11 and Da’Jourie Turner 10 for Central (13-7, 7-2 Mid-American), which shot 52 percent from the field.

Leah Purvis had 18 points for Miami (8-11, 2-6).

Western Michigan 65, (at) Kent State 53: Meredith Shipmen scored 19, including four 3-pointers, to lead four players in double figures for Western Michigan (13-8, 5-4 MAC). Jessica Jessing and Breanna Mobley each had 11 points while Alex Morton added 10 for the Broncos. Jimmy Hall had 18 points for Kent State (4-15, 1-8).

(At) Akron 75, Eastern Michigan 72: The hosts went on a 19-4 tear over six minutes in the third quarter, seizing command and negating Cha Sweeney’s 23-point performance for Eastern (13-7, 4-5 MAC). Janay Morton added 19 points and Sheyna Deans 11 for the Eagles, who led 41-34 at halftime.Hannah Plybon had 24 points for Akron (11-9, 5-4).

(At) Green Bay 58, Detroit 36: Rosanna Reynolds scored 14 and Nicole Urbanick added 10 for Detroit (9-11, 5-4 Horizon), which only shot 24 percent from the floor in the first half. Jessica Lidstrom had 13 points to lead Green Bay (18-3, 8-1), which led 29-17 at halftime.

(At) Milwaukee 77, Oakland 64: Taylor Jones and Taylor Gleason each had 14 points,  but Oakland had no answer for Milwaukee’s Sierra Ford-Washington, who scored 24 and went 11 for 11 from the free-throw line. Elena Popkey also had 11 points for Oakland (12-8, 4-5 Horizon). Emma Roenneburg had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Milwaukee (1-8, 6-3).

Wayne State 72, (at) Walsh 66: Shannon Wilson's career-high 29 points, including five 3-pointers, keyed Wayne State (10-10, 5-9 GLIAC) to a road victory over Walsh. Brittany Streetman scored 12 while Ashley Wilson and India Hawkins each had 11 for Wayne State, which won its second straight.  Kelsey Funderburgh had 28 points for Walsh (12-7, 9-5).

SCORES

GLIAC

Michigan Tech 66, (at) Lake Superior State 44

(At) Ferris State 57, Saginaw Valley State 55

(At) Northwood 76, Northern Michigan 46

(At) Grand Valley State 63, Hillsdale 42

MIAA

(At) Alma 72, Saint Mary’s (Ind.) 65

(At) Olivet 76, Albion 61

Trine 78, (at) Kalamazoo 42

(At) Calvin 104, Great Lake Christian 18

Hope 73, (at) Adrian 53