Emichigan 24 35 59
Wmichigan 24 39 63
Date of game: 1/23/2013

Recap: Western Mich vs. Eastern Mich

Kalamazoo, MI (Sports Network) - Shayne Whittington scored 14 points as the Western Michigan Broncos took down the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 63-59, in a Mid-American Conference tilt at University Arena.

Nate Hutcheson had 12 points, Darius Paul added 11 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double while Brandon Pokley chipped in 10 points for Western Michigan (11-7, 3-2 MAC) which extended its winning streak to three games.

Daylen Harrison scored a game-high 16 points, Glenn Bryant added 12 and Jamell Harris tacked on 10 more for Eastern Michigan (9-10, 2-3) which had won back- to-back games entering play.

Each team shot an identical 42.9 percent from the field in the first half as the teams went into halftime even at 24-24.

Western Michigan improved to 50 percent shooting in the second half and used an 11-of-13 effort from the free-throw line to hold off the Eagles.

Western Michigan outscored Eastern Michigan 22-14 on points in the paint but was outrebounded 34-28.

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