KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Darius Paul scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out four assists to lead Western Michigan past Eastern Michigan 63-59 on Wednesday night.
Western Michigan (11-7, 3-2 Mid-American) shot 46.7 percent from the field and was 16 of 21 from the free-throw line. The Broncos have won three straight contests.
With Western Michigan trailing 47-46, David Brown's 3-pointer with 5:37 to play gave the Broncos a 49-47 lead and they never trailed again from that point on.
Eastern Michigan (9-10, 2-3) shot only 39.7 percent from the field. Daylen Harrison scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Eagles, Glenn Bryant had 12 points and six rebounds and Jamell Harris added 10 points.
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