Ball State Falls 62-53 to Western Michigan - Recap

Shayne Whittington scored 21 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds for Western Michigan on Sunday, leading them to a 62-53 victory over Ball State at University Arena.

Bettors who backed Western Michigan were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.

Western Michigan got 17 points from David Brown and another 11 points from Connar Tava. Shayne Whittington contributed 3 assists, while Shayne Whittington cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Ball State got 13 points from Majok Majok in a losing cause and another 13 points from Chris Bond. Zavier Turner contributed 3 assists for them, while Majok Majok had 10 rebounds.

Western Michigan hit the break trailing 26-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Western Michigan as they grabbed 36 boards, while Ball State only had 34.