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Michigan gets a date set to play CMU, an in-state opponent

Michigan will get to take on CMU and head coach Keno Davis for the first time since 2012.

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It's been a few years since Michigan and Central Michigan have gotten the chance to square off, with the last meeting ending in an 88-73 win for the Wolverines in 2012.

Now the Chippewas have a chance at redemption this upcoming season.

According to CMU’s schedule, the Chippewas visit Ann Arbor to take on Michigan on Nov. 13.

Michigan holds a 21-3 advantage over CMU in the all-time series between the schools. CMU’s last win came in 2007 when they defeated the Wolverines 78-67 in John Beilein’s first season as head coach.

CMU will receive a payout of $95,000 from U-M for the contest, according to a contract obtained by The programs agreed to a one-year series.

CMU head coach Keno Davis is entering his sixth season with the program. The Chippewas were an even 16-16 last season (6-12 Mid-American Conference) after starting the season on a promising note.

The Chippewas will be in a bit of a rebuilding year, as they lost the nation’s leading scorer (30 points per game) Marcus Keene to the NBA draft, and senior point guard Braylon Rayson, who scored 1,885 career points and 21.2 ppg as a senior, to graduation.

Michigan has yet to release its full schedule.

Other current known games include North Carolina in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, the Maui Invitational, a home game vs. UCLA, a neutral court matchup with Detroit Mercy at Little Caesars Arena and a road game at Texas.