Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 72

(7-13, 0-8 MAC)

W Michigan 75

(12-8, 5-3 MAC)

    2:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    University Arena (MI), Kalamazoo, Michigan

    1 2 T
    CMU 25 4772
    WMU 42 3375

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: C. Fowler 27 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Michigan: D. Brown 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    Western Michigan beats Central Michigan 75-72

    Associated Press

    KALMAZOO, Mich. -- David Brown scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Western Michigan handed Central Michigan its eighth-straight conference loss with a 75-72 victory Saturday.

    Shayne Whittington added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Broncos (12-8, 5-3 MAC). Connar Tava scored 10 points and Tucker Haymond and Austin Richie each had eight.

    Western Michigan dominated the first period with Whittington hitting from inside paint and from the line to help put the Broncos up 23-9 midway. They led 42-25 at halftime.

    Central Michigan came alive late in the second with a 26-13 surge to take the lead by one, 69-68, with 2:13 to play. The Broncos responded with three Brown free throws and layups by Haymond and Richie for the win.

    The Broncos hit 52 percent from the field, 94.7 percent from the line and outrebounded the Chippewas 33-17.

    Chris Fowler led the Chippewas (7-13, 0-8) with 27 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    WMU
    Points 72 75
    FG Made-Attempted 19-46 (.413) 26-50 (.520)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-29 (.310) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-27 (.926) 18-19 (.947)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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