Ohiou 29 32 61
Wmichigan 25 34 59
Date of game: 1/12/2013

Recap: Western Mich vs. Ohio

Kalamazoo, MI (Sports Network) - D.J. Cooper scored a team-high 16 points as the Ohio University Bobcats held on to defeat the Western Michigan Broncos, 61-59, in Mid-American Conference action at University Arena.

Cooper was 5-of-11 from the field, adding five rebounds and six assists in the Ohio (11-5,2-0 MAC) victory. Reggie Keely scored 10 points but was the only other player in double figures for the Bobcats as they extended to a three- game winning streak.

For the Broncos (8-7, 0-2), Jared Klein scored a game-high 18 points, making 11-of-12 at the free-throw line. Shayne Whittington recorded a double-double with 10 points and 13 boards as the Broncos fell for the third time in as many games.

Ohio was 10-of-25 from the floor, including 4-of-10 from long range, while limiting the hosts to a mere 6-of-25 from the field in the first half, en route to a 29-25 advantage at the break.

The Broncos continued to struggle after intermission, shooting 9-of-28 from the floor and 1-of-4 beyond the arc. Ohio managed to hold on for the narrow win despite converting just 2-of-11 from 3-point range in the second half.

WMU was 21-of-51 (.412) from the floor, including six 3-pointers. The Broncos were limited to a meager 15-of-53 (.283) from the field on the day.

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