KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Johnson had 20 points and nine rebounds to help Western Michigan beat Mississippi Valley State 91-81 on Tuesday night to start the season 3-0.
Mississippi Valley State (0-3) vs. Western Michigan (2-0)
University Arena in Read Fieldhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michael Flowers scored 24 points and B. Artis White added 20 points as Western Michigan defeated McNeese State 75-65 in a season opener on Wednesday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says freshman quarterback Brian Maurer will remain the starter Saturday when the Volunteers host Mississippi State.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's wide receivers savor the opportunity to play for their new position coach because they appreciate what Tee Martin accomplished during his own playing...
Notable game-fixing scandals in the United States:
2013: Auburn basketball player Varez Ward is charged with trying to fix Auburn's Jan. 25, 2012 game against Arkansas. Ward is later accepted into a pretrial diversion program.
2012: Former San Diego basketball player Brandon Johnson and former assistant coach T.J. Brown plead guilty in a scheme to fix a 2010 game against Loyola Marymount.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 19 points and Western Michigan defeated Ohio 69-60 on Saturday.
Reggie Jones added 13 points and Brandon Johnson 10 for the Broncos (15-10, 7-5 Mid-American Conference), who made only 13 of 21 free throws but were enough to help beat the Bobcats, who were 5 of 9. Western Michigan has won four of its last five games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — CJ Massinburg scored 26 points Friday night and Buffalo shot 59 percent from the field on its way to a 92-86 win over Western Michigan.
Massinburg hit a 3-pointer to make it 84-72 with 1:45 left and made 8 of 10 foul shots in the final minute to help the Bulls (17-6, 9-1 Mid-American Conference) hold on for the win.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Johnson had 14 points with Bryce Moore and Reggie Jones adding 11 apiece as Western Michigan dominated the second half for a 71-57 win over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 25 points with five assists, Josh Davis added 15 points with three 3-pointers, including a game-breaking 3, and Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 79-72 on Saturday after both teams shot 60 percent or better in the second half.
After 11 lead changes, Bryce Moore, Jason Whitens and Davis each hit 3s for a 50-47 Broncos lead, but Dante Thorpe's tip-in put the Huskies up 55-54 and the lead continued to change hands.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — CJ Massinburg and Jeremy Harris scored 20 points each on Friday night and Buffalo remained the lone unbeaten team in the Mid-American Conference with an 84-74 win over Western Michigan.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Bryce Moore scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half and Western Michigan beat Miami (Ohio) 67-62 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.
Thomas Wilder added 13 points and Josh Davis scored 10 and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Broncos (10-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference), who scored 16 points off of 13 RedHawks' turnovers.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Josh Davis scored 26 points on 10-of-10 shooting, Thomas Wilder added 15 points with eight rebounds and seven assists, and Western Michigan beat Akron 87-75 on Tuesday night in a Mid-American Conference opener to end a six-game skid against the Zips.
Bryce Moore scored 13 points, Reggie Jones added 12 and Drake LaMont scored 11 for the Broncos (9-5), who outrebounded Akron 37-27 and scored 19 points off of 11 Zips turnovers.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Reggie Jones scored seven of his career-high 27 points during the decisive second-half run and Western Michigan beat Cleveland State 78-67 on Wednesday night.
Jones hit 4 of 8 from 3-point range and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Thomas Wilder and Brandon Johnson scored 14 points apiece and Josh Davis grabbed career-high tying 13 rebounds for Western Michigan (5-4).
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 16 points, Brandon Johnson added 14 points, and Western Michigan beat NAIA Siena Heights 103-72 on Saturday in a season opener for the Broncos.
Western Michigan returned four starters from a team that won its final eight regular season games to claim the ninth Mid-American Conference West title in program history. The Broncos were voted the favorite to claim the MAC Tournament with 22 of 30 first-place votes.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about Tennessee's 42-7 victory over Indiana State, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the touchdowns scored by Tennessee's Carlin Fils-aime were the first of his career. He scored two touchdowns last season.
A corrected version of the story is below:
No. 25 Vols use fast start to trounce Indiana State 42-7
No. 25 Tennessee capitalizes on fast start to breeze to 42-7 victory over FCS program Indiana State
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 27 points, Tucker Haymond added 24 and Western Michigan beat Central Michigan 88-80 on Friday night for its eighth straight win.
Western Michigan (15-15, 11-7 Mid-American) tied Ball State for the top spot in the conference's West Division standings and an automatic bid to the tournament's quarterfinal round.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Tucker Haymond scored 21 points and Western Michigan beat Ball State 80-55 on Saturday to move into a first-place tie with the Cardinals in the Mid-American West Division.
Thomas Wilder added 16 points and Brandon Johnson 10 for the Broncos (13-15, 9-7), who have won seven of their last eight games, including six in a row, after starting conference play 2-6, including an 84-78 loss to Ball State on Jan. 28.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Reggie Jones scored 20 points on 7-of-8 shooting and Western Michigan earned its first conference victory of the season 90-74 over Toledo on Tuesday night.
All five starters finished in double figures for the Broncos (5-10, 1-2 MAC). Thomas Wilder scored 19 points and added nine assists, Drake LaMont finished with 13 points, while Brandon Johnson and Tucker Haymond each added 12.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder finished with 19 points and Western Michigan snapped a short two-game losing streak with a dominating 80-50 win over Alabama A&M on Thursday night.
The game was the last non-conference matchup for both teams, each of whom opens conference play next week.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Drake LaMont scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Western Michigan stopped a four-game losing skid, beating Central Arkansas 80-63 on Saturday.
LaMont was 8 of 14 from the floor and 8 of 14 from the free throw line. Thomas Wilder hit 3 of 5 from beyond the arc for 16 points and Brandon Johnson added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Western Michigan.
The Broncos (2-4) had not won since beating NAIA Marygrove 90-74 to start the season.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Tucker Haymond scored 20 points and had five assists, freshman Brandon Johnson and Drake Lamont each had double-doubles and Western Michigan beat NAIA Marygrove College 90-74 on Friday night.
Lamont finished with 14 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and a career-high 11 rebounds while Johnson scored 12 with 14 boards. Thomas Wilder added 12 points for Western Michigan (1-0).