Scores

Final

Oakland 72

(2-6, 1-6 away)

W Michigan 76

(6-1, 3-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

    University Arena in Read Fieldhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan

    1 2 T
    OAK 36 3672
    WMU 40 3676

    Top Performers

    Oakland: D. Mondy 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Western Michigan: S. Whittington 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 6 Blk

    W. Michigan 76, Oakland 72

    Associated Press

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Shayne Whittington had 14 points, eight rebounds and six blocks and Western Michigan closed the game on a 9-2 run to defeat Oakland 76-72 Saturday.

    Austin Richie hit a 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining for the Broncos (6-1) to tie the score at 70-all. Two free throws by Nate Hutcheson and a layup by Dan Loney put Western Michigan up 74-70 with 22 seconds left. The Golden Grizzlies (2-6) got within 74-72 after a pair of free throws from Corey Petros, but Richie followed with two free throws with 10 seconds remaining to close it out.

    Hutcheson scored 13 points for Western Michigan and Darius Paul had 12 points and nine rebounds.

    Oakland got 18 points from Travis Bader, 17 from Duke Mondy, 13 from Petros and 11 apiece from Drew Valentine and Ryan Bass. Valentine and Petros each had 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OAK
    WMU
    Points 72 76
    FG Made-Attempted 22-61 (.361) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-30 (.733) 22-30 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

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