Western Michigan vs Eastern Michigan

E. Michigan 62, W. Michigan 59


YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Antonio Green scored 11 points and J.R. Sims 10 as Eastern Michigan edged Western Michigan 62-59 in overtime Wednesday night.

Jamell Harris grabbed 10 rebounds for the Eagles (8-10, 3-1 Mid-American), who won their second in a row.

Nate Hutcheson scored 21 points and Matt Stainbrook 12 for the Broncos (8-10, 2-2).

Western Michigan enjoyed a nine-point lead at 35-26 early in the second half.

But Sims' 3-pointer tied it 50-50 with 59 seconds to play. Green's 3-pointer gave Eastern Michigan a 53-50 edge with 5 seconds left - its only lead in regulation - before Hutcheson drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime.

Stainbrook put the Broncos ahead early in overtime, but then DaShonte Riley, Green and Harris hit consecutive baskets to give the Eagles a 59-55 lead with 1:21 left.

Eastern Michigan helped offset 37.7 percent shooting (20 of 53) by making 8 of 17 3-pointers.

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N. Hutcheson, F386-136-743221
F. Whitfield, F243-41-33157
M. Stainbrook, C335-92-371312
D. Ward, G412-92-43346
M. Douglas, G401-23-43825
A. Richie211-61-20014
S. Whittington142-20-02034
M. Conteh80-00-04000
H. Hoerdemann60-10-01010
Totals 20-4615-2335162159
Eastern Michigan Eagles
J. Harris, F373-63-610139
A. Strickland, F91-20-02012
D. Riley, C323-92-37258
A. Harper, G281-41-40713
D. Lampley, G232-82-21127
Q. Dailey313-60-02219
A. Green263-93-410411
J. Sims263-73-310010
K. Janton80-00-00020
D. Thompson51-20-02003
Totals 20-5314-2231131962
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