Scores

Final

W Michigan 66

(11-14, 6-6 MAC)

Cent Michigan 71

(10-14, 5-7 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2007

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    1 2 T
    WMU 34 3266
    CMU 39 3271

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: D. Kool 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl

    Central Michigan: S. Barrett 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Cent. Michigan 71, W. Michigan 66

    Associated Press

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Sefton Barrett scored 24 points and Giordan Watson had 22 to lead Central Michigan past Western Michigan 71-66 Wednesday.

    The Chippewas (10-14, 5-7 Mid-American Conference) trailed 66-65 before scoring the game's final six points. The Broncos went without a field goal for the final 2:11.

    Central Michigan led 39-34 at halftime before Andre Ricks gave Western Michigan (11-14, 6-6) its first lead since the game's opening basket at 42-41. The Broncos held the lead until a Barrett dunk put the Chippewas ahead 56-54.

    The score was tied four times and the lead changed three times afterward before Central Michigan pulled ahead for good.

    Jordan Bitzer scored 12 points for the Chippewas. Barrett added seven rebounds for Central, which outrebounded Western 37-26.

    David Kool, Michael Redell and Shawntes Gary each scored 12 points for Western Michigan, while Joe Reitz added 11 and Ricks had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    CMU
    Points 66 71
    FG Made-Attempted 19-44 (.432) 24-54 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-28 (.750) 20-25 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 12

    2006-07 Season

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