Scores

Final

W Michigan 79

(16-2, 9-1 MAC)

Cent Michigan 63

(3-17, 0-10 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 4, 2004

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

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    WMU 40 3979
    CMU 31 3263

    Western Michigan 79, Central Michigan 63

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Mike Williams scored 20 points and collected 11 rebounds to lead Western Michigan past Central Michigan 79-63 on Wednesday night.

    The Broncos trailed 2-0 but then went on a 10-0 to take the lead for good. Ben Reed scored 21 points for the Broncos (16-2, 9-1 Mid-American), while Anthony Kann added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Reggie Berry chipping in 13 points.

    Western held a 44-22 advantage in rebounds and shot 48 percent from the field while the Chippewas, who have now lost 10 straight, shot 44 percent.

    Central Michigan (3-17, 0-10) was led by Gerrit Brigitha with 16 points while Kevin Nelson added 12.

    The Chippewas are off to their worst start in the MAC since the 1994-95 season. It was the Broncos' first win in Mount Pleasant since 1998.

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