Scores

Final

W Michigan 72

(13-7, 5-2 MAC)

Miami (OH) 68

(7-12, 2-5 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2013

    John D. Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio

    1 2 T
    WMU 32 4072
    M-OH 35 3368

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: D. Paul 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

    Miami (OH): W. Felder 17 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    W. Michigan 72, Miami (Ohio) 68

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Ohio -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    M-OH
    Points 72 68
    FG Made-Attempted 24-41 (.585) 22-57 (.386)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-32 (.625) 19-30 (.633)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 11

    2012-13 Season

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