MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Robbie Harman tied a career high with 18 points as Central Michigan defeated Western Michigan 72-68 Tuesday night.
Harman shot 5-for-7 from 3-point land, as the Chippewas (13-15, 8-7 Mid-American) hit 10 3-point field goals in the win.
Central Michigan made just four of its first 21 field goal attempts, allowing Western Michigan (18-11, 11-4) to jump out to a 23-11 lead with 6:17 to play in the first half.
The Chippewas answered late in the opening half, finishing with a 14-2 run to even the score at 25-25 at halftime.
The Broncos took the lead early in the second half, but the Chippewas went on a 17-3 run midway through the final half to establish a 44-34 lead that they would never relinquish.