Western Michigan vs Miami (Ohio)

W. Michigan 72, Miami (Ohio) 68

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Shayne Whittington scored 13 points and Western Michigan won its fifth consecutive game, defeating Miami (Ohio) 72-68 Wednesday night.

The Broncos (13-7, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) overcame 23 turnovers by shooting 60 percent (12 of 20) in the second half to the RedHawks' 28.6 percent (8 of 28).

Miami (7-12, 2-5), which lost its fourth straight, led 35-32 at halftime, but the Broncos started the second half with a 14-5 run. They led 54-45 after David Brown's steal and three-point play with 9:20 left.

The RedHawks rallied to lead 63-62 with 4:07 remaining, but Darius Paul's layup and another steal and three-point play by Brown put Western Michigan ahead to stay.

Reggie Johnson missed a jumper that could have given Miami a tie with 0:13 left.

Paul scored 12 points and Nate Hutcheson and Brandon Pokley had 11 each for the Broncos.

Will Felder's 17 points and 13 rebounds led Miami.

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Scoreboard
Western Michigan (13-7) «324072
Miami (Ohio) (7-12)353368

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Western Michigan Broncos
D. Paul, F335-72-375312
N. Hutcheson, F264-52-333111
S. Whittington, C165-53-430413
B. Pokley, G303-74-440011
J. Klein, G151-22-21115
A. Richie251-32-72145
D. Brown192-62-22016
C. Tava193-51-53157
D. Loney120-02-22032
T. Perry50-10-01020
Totals 24-4120-3229112472
 58.5%62.5% 
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
W. Felder, F294-99-10130217
R. Johnson, G302-81-23135
Q. Rollins, G303-42-86338
W. Sullivan, G303-40-03138
G. McKnight, G263-93-62349
J. Harris203-82-22119
A. Roberts183-102-220410
D. McGhee111-40-02112
V. Legarza30-00-01010
J. Tadlock30-10-01010
Totals 22-5719-3037102368
 38.6%63.3% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-02-087
Bowling Green0-03-1118
Kent St.0-03-1336
Buffalo0-03-249
Miami (Ohio)0-03-2211
Ohio0-02-2235
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan0-04-0110
C. Michigan0-03-1294
Toledo0-03-13
N. Illinois0-02-2345
W. Michigan0-02-3265
Ball St.0-01-4227
 
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