Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Recap - Western Michigan Wins 75-72
|Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Recap - Western Michigan Wins 75-72|
Western Michigan grabbed a 75-72 win over Central Michigan on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from David Brown at University Arena.
Bettors who backed Western Michigan were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5.
Shayne Whittington had 14 points for Western Michigan and Connar Tava chipped in with 10 points. Connar Tava had 5 assists for them, while Shayne Whittington was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Central Michigan got 27 points from Chris Fowler in a losing cause and another 12 points from John Simons. Chris Fowler contributed 3 assists for them, while Braylon Rayson had 3 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Western Michigan were victorious, as the score was 42-25 at the break.
Western Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-17.