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WMU gets past Ohio, 69-60

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 19 points and Western Michigan defeated Ohio 69-60 on Saturday.
Reggie Jones added 13 points and Brandon Johnson 10 for the Broncos (15-10, 7-5 Mid-American Conference), who made only 13 of 21 free throws but were enough to help beat the Bobcats, who were 5 of 9. Western Michigan has won four of its last five games.
Teyvion Kirk led four starters in double figures with 14 points for Ohio (10-14, 3-9), which has lost five of its last six. Jordan Dartis and Gavin Block each made three 3-pointers and scored 13 points. Mike Laster added 12.
The Broncos led 26-21 at halftime and were up 10 with 15 minutes left in the game when Ohio caught up over the next five minutes, taking a one-point lead. The Broncos responded with nine straight points and made four free throws in the final 17 seconds to wrap up the win.

Ohio U. Box
W. MICHIGAN 69, OHIO 60
OHIO (10-14)
Taylor 1-2 0-0 2, Dartis 5-14 0-0 13, Laster 4-5 2-2 12, Kirk 7-15 0-0 14, Block 4-9 2-5 13, Gareri 0-0 0-0 0, Mickle 0-4 1-2 1, Butler 1-1 0-0 2, Gollon 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 23-53 5-9 60.
W. MICHIGAN (15-10)
Johnson 4-13 0-0 10, LaMont 4-6 0-0 8, Wilder 7-14 3-4 19, Moore 1-3 3-4 5, Davis 2-7 2-4 7, Ikongshul 0-0 0-0 0, Dugan 2-6 0-1 4, Randall 1-3 1-2 3, Printy 0-4 0-0 0, Whitens 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 4-10 4-6 13. Totals 25-66 13-21 69.
Halftime—W. Michigan 26-21. 3-Point Goals—Ohio 9-22 (Block 3-7, Dartis 3-9, Laster 2-3, Gollon 1-2, Kirk 0-1), W. Michigan 6-24 (Wilder 2-3, Johnson 2-5, Jones 1-3, Davis 1-5, Randall 0-2, Moore 0-2, Printy 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Ohio 33 (Taylor 9), W. Michigan 39 (Johnson, Davis, Wilder, Dugan 6). Assists—Ohio 14 (Kirk 4), W. Michigan 12 (Wilder 6). Total Fouls—Ohio 17, W. Michigan 14. A—2,707 (5,421).