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.

Game Notes

McNeese State to visit LSU, host five in 2015

A season-opening visit to LSU and five home games are part of McNeese State football's 11-game 2015 schedule announced on Wednesday.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Marlins finalize deal with Ichiro

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

LaVine, Antetokounmpo among Slam Dunk Contest participants

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlight a field of four players selected to participate in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.

Blues ship Lapierre to Penguins

In a move made to accommodate two players in need of new surroundings, the St. Louis Blues sent forward Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Marcel Goc.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.