Wmichigan 31 42 73
Ohiou 25 38 63
Date of game: 2/19/2014

Recap: Ohio vs. Western Mich

Athens, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - David Brown poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the Western Michigan Broncos to a 73-63 victory over the Ohio University Bobcats in a Mid-American Conference showdown at the Convocation Center.

Brown shot 8-of-17 from the field, including 4-of-10 from 3-point range for WMU (17-8, 10-3 MAC), winners of six straight. Connar Tava stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals, Shayne Whittington tallied a double-double with 11 points and 11 boards and Austin Richie scored 10.

For Ohio (18-8, 8-5), Nick Kellogg led the way with 20 points, while Maurice Ndour added 14.

WMU shot just 39.4 percent from the field in the first half while allowing Ohio to net 45.8 percent of its tries from the floor, but the Broncos still held a 31-25 lead at intermission by generating nine more field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes.

The Broncos' advantage was never in jeopardy after halftime, as they led by as many as 17 late in the game.

WMU earned extra possessions by winning both the rebounding (34-28) and the turnover (17-14) battles.

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