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Western Michigan Defeats Ball State 88-81 - Recap

Western Michigan got 28 points and 14 rebounds from Shayne Whittington en route to an 88-81 victory over Ball State on Wednesday at Worthen Arena.

Western Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites.

Western Michigan got 25 points from David Brown and another 23 points from Connar Tava. Taylor Perry contributed 5 assists, while Shayne Whittington cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Ball State got 20 points from Zavier Turner in a losing cause and another 17 points from Jesse Berry. Chris Bond contributed 5 assists for them, while Chris Bond had 10 rebounds.

Western Michigan trailed at halftime, 39-30.

The rebound battle favored Ball State as they grabbed 42 boards, while Western Michigan only had 40.