Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 71-68
|Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 71-68|
Western Michigan earned a 71-68 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday, getting 16 points from Shayne Whittington at University Arena.
Western Michigan earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread.
Western Michigan got 15 points from Brandon Pokley and another 12 points from Darius Paul. Austin Richie contributed 7 assists, while Shayne Whittington cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Central Michigan got a 33-point performance from Kyle Randall, who was supported by 11 points from Chris Fowler. Chris Fowler had 6 assists in a losing cause for Central Michigan, while John Simons grabbed 5 rebounds.
Western Michigan trailed at halftime, 38-34.
Western Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-26.