Ball State vs Western Michigan

W. Michigan 78, Ball St. 61

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Demetrius Ward hit six of Western Michigan's 13 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as the Broncos defeated Ball State 78-61 Wednesday night.

Ward was 6 for 9 from the 3-point line, leading a Western Michigan team that hit 13 of 21 attempts beyond the arc and shot 55 percent overall from the floor.

Nate Hutcheson and Flenard Whitfield added 15 points each for the Broncos (12-16, 6-7 Mid-American), who split the season series with Ball State. Matt Stainbrook had 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Cardinals (13-13, 4-9) got 14 points from Chris Bond and 10 each from Jauwan Scaife and Jesse Berry.

Ball State was within 64-58 with 4:55 remaining before Hutcheson scored on a dunk and a 3-point shot, sparking a 14-3 game-closing run for Western Michigan.

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Ball State (13-13)352661
Western Michigan (12-16) «354378

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Ball State Cardinals
J. Jones, F302-92-29026
C. Bond, F264-56-641214
T. Koch, F262-60-01236
A. Adeoye, F212-62-27046
T. Robinson, G222-73-60337
J. Berry262-74-411410
J. Scaife214-90-010010
R. Davis100-10-00110
M. Kamieniecki100-10-02020
Z. Fields81-20-00022
Totals 19-5317-203082361
 35.8%85% 
Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F275-62-234115
F. Whitfield, F195-105-851415
M. Stainbrook, C325-81-383211
D. Ward, G346-102-214220
M. Douglas, G312-43-41648
B. Pokley202-30-04026
D. Loney150-00-02020
A. Richie121-50-01123
M. Conteh50-00-11000
S. Whittington50-10-01010
Totals 26-4713-2029192078
 55.3%65% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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