Tennessee State vs Western Michigan

Western Michigan downs Tennessee State 63-52


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HONOLULU (AP) Shayne Whittington led Western Michigan with a double-double to close out the Rainbow Classic with a 63-52 win over Tennessee State Monday.

Whittington, who scored 14 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, was one of four Broncos in double figures as Western Michigan (2-1) never trailed.

David Brown had 17 points, Connar Tava contributed 16 and Austin Richie had 11.

Patrick Miller led Tennessee State (0-3) with 17 points. M.J. Rhett had 10 points and 9 rebounds.

Western Michigan had defeated New Mexico State 70-64 and lost to Hawaii 78-68 earlier in Classic games.

The Broncos opened with a 7-0 run and never looked back, sprinting to a 31-21 halftime advantage. The second half was tighter as Western Michigan won that period 32-31.

Both teams had 37 rebounds for the game, but Western Michigan put away 17 of 20 free throws and hit 38 percent from the floor.

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