Western Michigan vs High Point

W. Michigan 70, High Point 64

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Nate Hutcheson scored 19 points and freshman Darius Paul posted his second double-double of the season in Western Michigan's 70-64 win over High Point on Sunday.

Paul finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Shayne Whittington added 15 points for Western Michigan (7-3), which snapped a two-game losing streak and handed High Points its second straight loss.

Paul's jumper with 12:05 left in the first half broke open a 10-all tie and sparked a 21-0 run for the Broncos over a 10-minute span.

John Brown's free throws stopped the spurt with 2:28 showing on the clock but High Point (4-5) didn't hit a field goal until the 1:10 mark.

High Point cut the deficit to 63-57 with 51 seconds left in the game but Hutcheson made five free throws down the stretch.

Brown had 20 for High Point, which forced 26 turnovers but got dominated on the boards 53-26.

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Scoreboard
Western Michigan (7-3) «373370
High Point (4-5)164864

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Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F264-79-1241319
D. Paul, F254-92-5100410
S. Whittington, C316-93-591215
B. Pokley, G342-90-03246
A. Richie, G310-65-83235
C. Tava, G-F164-40-08128
J. Klein, G141-30-04022
T. Perry, G112-20-21015
D. Loney, F90-00-06120
H. Hoerdemann, G30-10-01010
Total 23-5019-325382470
 46.0%59.4% 
High Point Panthers
J. Brown, F367-166-870420
A. Chaney, F307-136-792420
A. Weary, G271-81-21233
D. Edwards, G170-54-41034
J. Simms, G161-20-00212
L. Cugini, F263-50-24238
D. McGaughy, G241-81-11233
C. Law, F152-40-02024
J. Cheek, G70-10-00020
B. Mikulic, F20-00-00010
Total 22-6218-2426102664
 35.5%75.0% 
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

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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OKST 91
EKY 53 Final
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