Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 66

(4-6, 2-6 away)

W Michigan 87

(8-4, 4-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

    University Arena (MI), Kalamazoo, Michigan

    1 2 T
    MSM 28 3866
    WMU 44 4387

    Top Performers

    Mt. St. Mary'S: R. Whack 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 6 Stl

    Western Michigan: S. Whittington 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    W. Michigan 87, Mount St. Mary's 66

    Associated Press

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Shayne Whittington scored 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting Saturday, leading Western Michigan to an 87-66 victory over Mount St. Mary's in the first-ever meeting between the schools.

    Whittington led a 60 percent overall shooting effort for the Broncos (8-4), including 67 percent in the first half. Darius Paul, who came in leading Mid-American Conference freshmen in scoring and rebounding, added 19 points, and Brandon Pokley scored 15, including three 3-pointers.

    Rashad Whack led the Mountaineers (4-6) with 16 points, and Julian Norfleet and Sam Prescott scored 14 apiece. Mount St. Mary's shot just 40 percent from the field.

    Western Michigan never trailed, leading 44-28 at halftime and by as many as 29 in the second half. The Broncos dominated inside, outrebounding the Mountaineers 40-21 and outscoring them 46-22 in the paint.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    WMU
    Points 66 87
    FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 32-53 (.604)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-31 (.290) 4-9 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-9 (1.000) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

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