KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Daniel Utomi had 26 points and Freshman Virshon Cotton scored five of his 21 points in the final 45 seconds to help Akron beat Western Michigan 79-78 on Monday night in the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
Utomi was 9-of-12 shooting, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and Cotton had season-high-tying seven assists.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree scored 27 points and Central Michigan beat rival Western Michigan 84-71 in Saturday's makeup game that was moved to an off-campus site and closed to the public after Friday's early morning shooting on the CMU campus.
Cecil Williams scored 18 points and David DiLeo added 17 for the Chippewas (18-13, 7-11), who hit 12 3-pointers and made 22 of 23 free throws in the Mid-American Conference West Division regular-season finale for both teams.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Reggie Jones had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Western Michigan beat Ball State 87-80 and snapped the Cardinals' five-game winning streak on Friday night.
Thomas Wilder added 18 points for the Broncos (17-12, 9-7 Mid-American Conference), who didn't lead until a 9-0 run made it 59-54 in the second half. Bryce Moore added 14 points and Josh Davis scored 12.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 11 of his 22 points in overtime, completing a 3-point play in the final seconds to seal the win, as Western Michigan struggled to get past Central Michigan 83-81 on Tuesday night.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and Northern Illinois dominated after intermission to post a 75-67 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday.
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.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Reggie Jones finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Josh Davis hit a go-ahead 3-pointer late to lift Western Michigan to a 68-64 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Tuesday night.
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) — Tre'Shaun Fletcher scored 22 points, Jaelan Sanford added 21 and made a key block late to help Toledo beat Western Michigan 85-81 on Tuesday night.
Marreon Jackson had five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for the Rockets (14-6, 6-1 Mid-American Conference), who have won a season-best six straight.
Thomas Wilder scored a career-high 40 points for Western Michigan (11-9, 3-4), which has lost four of its last five games.
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.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Bryce Moore opened the game with a 3-pointer and Josh Davis hit two more as Western Michigan opened on a 13-3 run and never eased up in a 73-58 Mid-America Conference West Division battle with Ball State on Saturday afternoon.
Bouncing back after having a four-game win streak snapped Tuesday at Toledo, the Broncos pushed their home win streak to eight straight regular season MAC wins.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Tre'Shaun Fletcher had 21 points and Toledo rolled to an 84-61 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.
Fletcher made four 3-pointers and finished 8-of-12 shooting from the field, and added eight rebounds and eight assists. Luke Knapke and Jaelan Sanford chipped in 16 points apiece, and Marreon Jackson had 13 for Toledo (10-6, 2-1 Mid-American Conference).
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) — Martez Walker scored 32 points and sank a pair of clinching free throws with 5.2 seconds left as Oakland fended off a Western Michigan rally to defeat the Broncos 78-73 on Saturday in an intense meeting of the preseason favorites of their respective conferences.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 15 points and Drake LaMont had 14 points shooting 7 of 9 and Western Michigan beat Division II Northwood 88-59 on Saturday.
The Broncos went on an early 10-2 run for an 18-9 lead. But Northwood's Alec Marty scored 11 straight points with a pair of free throws, a pair of layups, a 3-pointer and a jumper and the Timberwolves trailed 22-20 with 11:05 remaining before halftime.
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.