Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan

Western Michigan wins again; 75-67 vs. E. Michigan


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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Shayne Whittington scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, his 10th double-double of the season, as Western Michigan beat Eastern Michigan 75-67 on Sunday.

Western Michigan won its seventh straight game and avenged an early-season loss to Eastern Michigan.

David Brown added 20 points, 11 from the free throw line, and had seven rebounds for Western Michigan (18-8, 11-3 Mid-American Conference).

Darell Combs had 21 for Eastern Michigan (15-12, 7-7), on 8-of-16 shooting.

Combs scored 13 points during an Eastern Michigan 15-4 run, including three 3-pointers, to tie the game at 52 with 11:20 left.

With the game knotted at 62, Whittington scored five points, during a 7-0 run, and Western Michigan made 6 of 8 free throws in the final minute to seal it.

There were 55 fouls called in the contest. Western Michigan made 34 of 44 free throws, while the Eagles connected on 8 of 18.

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Scoreboard
Eastern Michigan (15-12)264167
Western Michigan (18-8) «344175

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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
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Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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