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02/23/2013 3:33 PM EST
Western Michigan stops Pacific 67-62
WESTRN MICHIGAN 67, PACIFIC 62
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Shayne Whittington had 14 points and
seven rebounds Saturday to lead Western Michigan to a 67-62 win
Darius Paul scored 13 points and David Brown and Brandon Pokley
scored 11 apiece for the Broncos (17-9) in the nonconference
game that was part of the BracketBusters series.
Tony Gill scored 18 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range,
for the Tigers (15-12) of the Big West Conference. Lorenzo
McCloud scored 15 and Sama Taku added 10 for Pacific.
The Broncos, of the Mid-American Conference, led for the final
10 minutes after Brown's layup made it 49-47. That began a 7-0
run that gave Western Michigan its biggest lead at 54-47, but
the Broncos couldn't put away the Tigers until Whittington and
Brown made free throws in the final half-minute.
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