Western Michigan clips Buffalo, 78-68
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) David Brown scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out five assists, and swiped four steals to lead Western Michigan to a 78-68 victory over Buffalo on Saturday afternoon.
Western Michigan's defensive effort was stout much of the afternoon, holding the Bulls to 32.1 percent shooting from the field and 4 of 16 from 3-point range.
The Broncos opened the game on a 16-4 run, capped off by a Haymond jumper, and took a 37-29 lead at the half. Western Michigan kept Buffalo at arm's length in the second period, building its lead as high as 17.