Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan

W. Michigan 63, E. Michigan 59

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Darius Paul scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out four assists to lead Western Michigan past Eastern Michigan 63-59 on Wednesday night.

Western Michigan (11-7, 3-2 Mid-American) shot 46.7 percent from the field and was 16 of 21 from the free-throw line. The Broncos have won three straight contests.

With Western Michigan trailing 47-46, David Brown's 3-pointer with 5:37 to play gave the Broncos a 49-47 lead and they never trailed again from that point on.

Shayne Whittington had 14 points for Western Michigan, Nate Hutcheson score 12 including a perfect 5 for 5 from the free-throw line and Brandon Pokley chipped in with 10.

Eastern Michigan (9-10, 2-3) shot only 39.7 percent from the field. Daylen Harrison scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Eagles, Glenn Bryant had 12 points and six rebounds and Jamell Harris added 10 points.

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Eastern Michigan Eagles
G. Bryant, F325-142-261212
J. Harris, F315-70-060110
D. Riley, C221-11-26233
D. Harrison, G335-113-360415
J. Ross, G263-41-20139
D. Thompson273-130-01208
J. Sims201-80-01042
M. Balkema90-00-03110
Totals 23-587-93471859
 39.7%77.8% 
Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F323-105-522212
D. Paul, F234-53-494311
S. Whittington, C347-120-011214
B. Pokley, G272-44-422110
J. Klein, G90-00-01000
A. Richie312-40-10215
C. Tava212-32-56206
D. Brown191-72-25035
A. Avery20-00-00000
T. Perry20-00-00000
Totals 21-4516-2128131263
 46.7%76.2% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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