Scores

Final

W Michigan 65

(18-9, 9-4 MAC)

Toledo 62

(13-12, 8-5 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 27, 2013

    Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio

    1 2 T
    WMU 28 3765
    TOL 29 3362

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: D. Paul 28 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast

    Toledo: R. Holliday 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

    W. Michigan 65, Toledo 62

    Associated Press

    TOLEDO, Ohio -- Darius Paul scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, both highs for the freshman forward, as Western Michigan defeated Toledo 65-62 Wednesday night.

    The victory gave the Broncos (18-9, 9-4) sole possession of first place in the Mid-American Conference's West Division, breaking a tie with the Rockets (13-12, 8-5).

    Consecutive baskets by Nate Hutcheson, Paul and David Brown gave Western Michigan a 62-58 lead with 2:29 remaining, and Hutcheson's two free throws made it 65-62 with 26 seconds left.

    After Julius Brown missed a 3-pointer for Toledo, two missed free throws by Shayne Whittington gave the Rockets one more chance, but Dominique Buckley misfired on a final 3-point try.

    David Brown scored all 15 of his points for Western Michigan in the second half, when the Broncos outrebounded the Rockets 24-14.

    Reese Holliday scored 16 points, Julius Brown 15 and Rian Pearson 14 for Toledo.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    TOL
    Points 65 62
    FG Made-Attempted 20-55 (.364) 22-55 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-27 (.741) 10-16 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 1

    2012-13 Season

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