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NCAA Game Summary - Central Michigan at Western Michigan



(Saturday, February 1st)

Final Score: Western Michigan 75, Central Michigan 72

Kalamazoo, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Austin Richie's layup with seven seconds remaining gave the Western Michigan Broncos a little breathing room as they held on for the 75-72 victory over the Central Michigan Chippewas in Mid- American Conference action at University Arena.

Richie finished with eight points for the Broncos (12-8, 5-3 MAC) as they won for the third time in the last four outings. David Brown was the top scorer for the hosts with 20 points, although he shot just 1-of-8 behind the 3-point line, followed by Shayne Whittington and Connar Tava with 14 and 10 points, respectively.

The Chippewas (7-13, 0-8), losers of eight in a row and 10 of the last 11, were led by Chris Fowler and his game-high 27 points as he converted all 13 of his free-throw tries. Blake Hibbits and John Simons accounted for 12 points apiece.

CMU shot a dismal 23.8 percent from the field in the first half, including 1-of-13 beyond the arc, leaving the visitors with a 42-25 deficit at the break.

In the second half the Chippewas turned it around with 56.0 percent accuracy from the floor and 8-of-16 on the perimeter, but the final 3-point attempt by Fowler with time running out failed to hit the mark and left the squad with the three-point setback.

WMU survived despite turning the ball over 15 times and shooting just 5-of-20 on the outside.

02/01 17:37:57 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
3rd
CHA 59
LAC 68
 
3rd
CHA 59
LAC 68
 
3rd
CLE 66
ORL 48
 
3rd
PHI 68
POR 76
 
2nd
TOR 52
PHO 45
 
1st
HOU 26
NYK 24
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
IND
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
CHI
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
Final
WEBER 59
NEV 56
Final
FRES 52
EVAN 58
Final
KYST 88
PURD 79
Final
LSU 61
CLEM 64
Final
ALCOR 95
DILL 73
 
Final
CHIST 46
UGST 69
Final
DET 69
MDES 55
 
Final
ARZ 72
MIZZ 53
 
Final
INDST 61
PEAY 57
 
Final
FLGC 58
MAR 43
 
Final
LALAF 52
UWMIL 56
 
Final
ODU 58
GWEBB 46
 
2nd
MD 63
ARST 61
 
2nd
TOL 67
BUCK 29
 
2nd
JMU 59
COL 50
 
2nd
WINT 36
ETST 43
 
2nd
GSOUT 60
FIU 50
 
2nd
BST 67
GRAM 32
 
2nd
APP 55
HAMP 42
 
2nd
MAST 72
JVU 47
 
2nd
XAV 76
MURST 50
 
2nd
WAKE 57
NICST 24
 
2nd
MSU 53
SCU 23
 
2nd
LOU 69
SAV 12
 
2nd
TENT 63
SELA 50
 
2nd
VCU 36
VILL 48
 
2nd
OU 53
WCU 55
 
Half
IND 41
EWASH 35
 
1st
ILL 23
BRO 20
 
1st
MSST 17
CLAYST 15
 
1st
BEL 21
LIP 19
 
1st
TCU 35
MVSU 11
 
1st
IOWA 27
PEPP 20
 
1st
MEM 31
PVU 13
 
1st
KU 27
RIDE 11
 
1st
BAY 18
STEPH 13
 
1st
INCWORD 20
A 16
 
8:30pm Tonight
USF
HAW
8:30pm Tonight
OKST
ORST
9:00pm Tonight
WYO
FAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
MARQ
YALE
 
9:00pm Tonight
CHAM
PITT
9:00pm Tonight
ILLST
SHU
9:00pm Tonight
NMST
STET
 
9:30pm Tonight
ISU
ALA
9:30pm Tonight
SDKST
CHADRON
 
9:30pm Tonight
NCOL
CCHR
 
9:30pm Tonight
OREG
MICH
10:00pm Tonight
SDU
WMICH
10:05pm Tonight
PORST
SIUE
11:00pm Tonight
AUB
TULSA
11:30pm Tonight
SDST
BYU
2nd
NYI 0
PHI 0
 
2nd
BOS 2
PIT 2
 
2nd
FLA 0
MIN 2
 
1st Intermission
DET 1
OTT 1
 
Half
BUF 14
NYJ 3
 
1st
NOS 0
BAL 0