Oakland vs Western Michigan

W. Michigan 76, Oakland 72

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Shayne Whittington had 14 points, eight rebounds and six blocks and Western Michigan closed the game on a 9-2 run to defeat Oakland 76-72 Saturday.

Austin Richie hit a 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining for the Broncos (6-1) to tie the score at 70-all. Two free throws by Nate Hutcheson and a layup by Dan Loney put Western Michigan up 74-70 with 22 seconds left. The Golden Grizzlies (2-6) got within 74-72 after a pair of free throws from Corey Petros, but Richie followed with two free throws with 10 seconds remaining to close it out.

Hutcheson scored 13 points for Western Michigan and Darius Paul had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Oakland got 18 points from Travis Bader, 17 from Duke Mondy, 13 from Petros and 11 apiece from Drew Valentine and Ryan Bass. Valentine and Petros each had 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

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Oakland (2-6)363672
Western Michigan (6-1) «403676

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Oakland Golden Grizzlies
D. Valentine, F315-61-2102511
C. Petros, C382-89-12101213
T. Bader, G385-165-713418
D. Mondy, G386-152-343417
R. Bass, G333-145-642211
D. Williams111-20-01042
L. Neely II90-00-01020
J. Asbury10-00-00000
R. Carter10-00-02010
M. Baenziger00-00-00000
M. Poches00-00-01000
Totals 22-6122-3035112472
 36.1%73.3% 
Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F353-126-853413
D. Paul, F315-82-491212
S. Whittington, C236-102-281514
B. Pokley, G292-74-42239
A. Richie, G242-42-22337
J. Klein193-42-24209
C. Tava161-40-02042
T. Perry131-22-43004
D. Loney102-22-44026
Totals 25-5322-3041122376
 47.2%73.3% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258

Mid-American
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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