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MAC Tournament - Recap - Western Michigan Defeats Eastern Michigan 70-55

Western Michigan earned a 70-55 victory over Eastern Michigan on Thursday, getting 23 points from Shayne Whittington at Quicken Loans Arena.

Western Michigan was a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Western Michigan got 14 points from Darius Paul and another 12 points from David Brown. Brandon Pokley contributed 4 assists, while Shayne Whittington cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Eastern Michigan got a 14-point performance from Daylen Harrison, who was supported by 8 points from Glenn Bryant. J.R. Sims had 3 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Michigan, while Da'Shonte Riley grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Western Michigan were victorious, as the score was 36-32 at the break.

Western Michigan had a 35-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.