Recap - Western Michigan Defeats Oakland 76-72
|Recap - Western Michigan Defeats Oakland 76-72|
Western Michigan got 14 points from Shayne Whittington as they ran past Oakland 76-72 on Saturday at University Arena.
Western Michigan was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Western Michigan got 13 points from Nate Hutcheson and another 12 points from Darius Paul. Nate Hutcheson contributed 3 assists, while Darius Paul cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Oakland got 18 points from Travis Bader in a losing cause and another 17 points from Duke Mondy. Duke Mondy contributed 3 assists for them, while Drew Valentine had 10 rebounds.
Western Michigan led at halftime, 40-36.
Western Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-35.