WMU vs CMU

January 22, 2008

Article from www.cmuchippewas.com .....

Chippewas Fall at WMU, 72-52

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -David Kool scored 18 points and Joe Reitz had 17, leading Western Michigan to a 72-52 Mid American victory over Central Michigan on Tuesday night. Reitz also had a game-high nine rebounds for the Broncos (10-8, 4-1), who defeated the Chippewas (7-10, 2-3) for the seventh time in nine games.

Marko Spica came off the bench to lead Central Michigan with 10 points. Giordan Watson, whose 17.1 points-per-game average ranked second in the conference, was held to seven points and was the only Central Michigan player to score three baskets.

The Chippewas hit a season-low 26.8 percent (15-of-56) of its shots, en route to losing its fifth straight road game. Western Michigan converted 28-of-32 free throws.

The Broncos put the game away early with aggressive defense. The Chippewas missed 15 of their first 16 shots and went scoreless for more than eight minutes in the first half. The Broncos expanded their lead to 23 points in the second half. The Chippewas were outrebounded, 38-32.


Official Basketball Box Score
Central Michigan vs Western Michigan
1/22/08 7 p.m. at Kalamazoo, Mich. (University Arena)


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VISITORS: Central Michigan 7-10, 2-3 MAC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
21 KELLERMANN, Chris... f  1-2    1-2    0-0    0  2  2   3   3  0  0  0  0  12
34 BLEVINS, Justin..... f  2-6    0-0    1-2    1  1  2   3   5  0  0  0  0  18
03 ALLEN, Jeremy....... g  1-6    0-4    4-6    2  3  5   3   6  0  1  0  0  28
11 WATSON, Giordan..... g  3-13   1-4    0-2    0  1  1   2   7  3  3  0  0  35
15 BITZER, Jordan...... g  0-8    0-6    2-2    1  2  3   3   2  0  0  0  2  28
01 SIMON, Chase........    1-2    0-0    1-2    1  1  2   3   3  0  2  0  0   7
04 WALTERS, Reynold....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   1   0  0  0  0  0   5
05 SPENCER, Eddie......    2-3    1-2    0-0    0  0  0   0   5  0  0  0  0  12
10 SPICA, Marko........    1-4    0-0    8-9    3  1  4   3  10  0  1  1  1  13
13 FORD, Brandon.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  0  0  0   2
20 HARMAN, Robbie......    0-1    0-1    0-0    1  1  2   1   0  3  1  0  1  14
22 MINNOY, Nate........    2-8    0-0    3-4    1  1  2   3   7  0  2  0  0  16
24 JORDAN, Tyrone......    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   2  0  0  0  0   2
40 VAN, Marcus.........    1-1    0-0    0-0    2  2  4   1   2  0  1  0  0   8
   TEAM................                         2  2  4
   Totals..............   15-56   3-19  19-27  14 18 32  27  52  6 11  1  4 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  6-31 19.4%   2nd Half:  9-25 36.0%   Game: 26.8%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-12 16.7%   2nd Half:  1-7  14.3%   Game: 15.8%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  3-5  60.0%   2nd Half: 16-22 72.7%   Game: 70.4%   3,1


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HOME TEAM: Western Michigan 10-8, 4-1 MAC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
05 HERSHBERGER, Andrew. f  1-3    0-0    3-4    1  3  4   4   5  1  0  0  1  19
42 REITZ, Joe.......... c  5-8    0-0    7-9    1  8  9   3  17  2  2  0  0  28
22 REDELL, Michael..... g  0-3    0-1    6-7    0  2  2   3   6  2  5  0  2  29
23 KOOL, David......... g  5-12   0-4    8-8    1  2  3   2  18  2  3  0  2  33
34 GARY, Shawntes...... g  2-4    0-1    0-0    1  4  5   3   4  1  2  0  1  19
01 FRACALOSSI, Derek...    2-3    1-2    2-2    1  2  3   2   7  1  0  0  0  17
04 DREWS, Derek........    1-4    1-3    0-0    0  3  3   1   3  0  0  0  0  14
12 RICKS, Andre........    3-4    2-3    0-0    0  0  0   0   8  0  1  0  1  17
15 WOLF, Alex..........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   2
21 McLEMORE, Martelle..    0-2    0-0    2-2    2  3  5   1   2  1  0  0  1  12
33 LAWSON, Donald......    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   5   2  0  1  0  0  10
   TEAM................                            4  4
   Totals..............   20-45   4-14  28-32   7 31 38  24  72 10 14  0  8 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 10-25 40.0%   2nd Half: 10-20 50.0%   Game: 44.4%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-8  12.5%   2nd Half:  3-6  50.0%   Game: 28.6%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  9-10 90.0%   2nd Half: 19-22 86.4%   Game: 87.5%   3,1


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Officials: Lamont Simpson, J.D. Collins, Mike Sanzere
Technical fouls: Central Michigan-None. Western Michigan-None.
Attendance: 3859
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Central Michigan..............   17   35  -   52
Western Michigan..............   30   42  -   72
WMU #33 fouls out at 6:17

Points in the paint-CMU 24,WMU 24. Points off turnovers-CMU 12,WMU 21.
2nd chance points-CMU 14,WMU 9. Fast break points-CMU 2,WMU 7.
Bench points-CMU 29,WMU 22. Score tied-1 time. Lead changed-0 times.
Last FG-CMU 2nd-00:31, WMU 2nd-02:02.
Largest lead-CMU None, WMU by 23 2nd-02:02.

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