NCAA Game Summary - Western Michigan at Central Michigan
(Saturday, January 26)
Final Score: Western Michigan 76, Central Michigan 59
Mount Pleasant, MI (Sports Network) - Shayne Whittington led all scorers with 20 points as the Western Michigan Broncos made easy work of the Central Michigan Chippewas, 76-59, in Mid-American Conference action at McGuirk Arena.
Whittington shot 6-of-8 from the field and 8-of-10 from the foul line for WMU (12-7, 4-2 MAC), which has won four in a row after dropping its first two conferences bouts earlier this month. David Brown scored 13 points, Nate Hutcheson had 12 points, and Brandon Pokley tallied 10 points and nine rebounds for the visitors.
For CMU (9-10, 2-4), Kyle Randall and Blake Hibbitts each netted 14 points. The Chippewas have dropped four of their last five.
WMU outshot CMU in the first half, 40.9 percent to 30.4 percent, as the Broncos took a 33-26 advantage at intermission.
The Broncos used an 11-1 run midway through the second half to help propel them to the 17-point win.
WMU dominated the glass, outrebounding CMU by a 42-27 margin.
01/26 21:37:50 ET