Western Michigan vs Oakland

W. Michigan 91, Oakland 76


ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Austin Richie scored 22 points and Mike Douglas added 19 to lead Western Michigan to a 91-76 victory against Oakland on Friday night.

Matt Stainbrook had 16 points and Nate Hutcheson and Demetrius Ward 12 apiece for the Broncos (5-7).

Reggie Hamilton scored 27 points, Travis Bader 17 and Drew Valentine 10 for the Golden Grizzlies (8-6).

Western Michigan never trailed, and an early 3-point spree helped it build a 27-12 lead with 8:49 left in the first half. Hutcheson hit two shots from behind the arc and Ward, Richie and Douglas added one each during the run.

Oakland trailed 45-27 at the break and got no closer than 10 in the second half.

The win was the 150th at Western Michigan for coach Steve Hawkins.

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Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F384-92-251412
M. Stainbrook, C318-110-064216
A. Richie, G375-108-832322
M. Douglas, G367-134-556119
D. Ward, G304-72-363312
S. Whittington110-04-44124
M. Conteh71-11-13023
H. Hoerdemann61-30-00113
T. Brennan10-00-00000
C. Dean10-00-00000
D. Loney10-00-00000
N. Stapert10-00-00000
Totals 30-5421-2334181891
Oakland Golden Grizzlies
D. Valentine, F374-81-172510
C. Petros, C292-61-49125
T. Bader, G396-130-130317
R. Hamilton, G367-239-1157527
L. Lucas-Perry, G213-71-53228
D. Williams170-30-03020
K. Sikora112-40-02024
M. Poches81-20-01012
J. Asbury11-10-00003
J. Howenstine10-10-00100
Totals 26-6812-2237132276
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bowling Green3-212-6188
Kent St.3-29-9217
Miami (Ohio)2-39-9125
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.3-212-691
W. Michigan3-311-8171
E. Michigan2-311-7189
N. Illinois2-39-9225
C. Michigan1-412-6153

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wright St.7-015-569
N. Kentucky6-113-6104
Youngstown St.3-45-15322
Green Bay3-68-14341
Clev. St.2-55-15332
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MS Val St 45 Final
Wisc 79
WKY 60 Final
Louisville 70
Wagner 59 Final
Baylor 83 Final
W Virg 81
XAV 82 Final
Hawaii 84