GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) CMU won their first home game of the season in thrilling fashion with a 94-92 win over Missouri Western in overtime in the Holiday Inn Thanksgiving Classic.
The Mavericks had a 39-34 lead going into the half. The Mavs shot 45% from the field in the first half. The Griffons scored 50 points in the second half to tie the game and send it to overtime. CMU scores ten in the overtime period to get the win. Michael Skinner led the team with a double-double performance scoring 27 points and snagging 11 rebounds. Tommy Nuno scored 15 points in the win.
CMU is now 3-2 and will host Montana Western in their final game of the Holiday Inn Thanksgiving Classic tomorrow at 7:00 P.M.