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Kalamazoo, Mich. — Bryce Moore opened the game with a 3-pointer and Josh Davis hit two more as Western Michigan opened on a 13-3 run and never eased up in a 73-58 Mid-America Conference West Division battle with Ball State on Saturday afternoon.

Bouncing back after having a four-game winning streak snapped Tuesday at Toledo, the Broncos pushed their home win streak to eight straight regular season MAC wins.

Thomas Wilder finished with 14 points for the Broncos (11-6, 3-1). Moore added 12 and Davis 11 while Western Michigan shot 23 of 60 from the field, including 9 of 18 from 3-point range, and 18 of 26 from the line.

Ball State (11-6, 2-2) got 13 points from Tayler Persons and another 11 from Ishmael El-Amin. The Cardinals were 22 of 53 from the field (41.5 percent), including 8 of 28 from deep, but just 6 of 10 from the line.

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(At) Northern Illinois 72, Eastern Michigan 66: Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois snapped a two-game skid. Levi Bradley added 14 points and six rebounds, Justin Thomas had 11 points and Lacey James had nine points and eight rebounds.

Northern Illinois was down 33-27 at intermission but German opened the second half with a 3-pointer, sparking a 24-9 surge that took the Huskies (9-8, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) to a 51-42 lead with 10:38 to play. He followed that with a 3-point play and two more from distance to make it 60-52 with 5:44 remaining.

Eastern Michigan’s Elijah Minnie sank a layup to cut it to 66-63 with just under a minute left but Bradley drained a 3 and James followed with a 3-point play in the final 34 seconds to seal the win.

Paul Jackson had 19 points for the Eagles (10-7, 1-3) who have lost three of the last four. James Thompson IV added 15 points and led the team with 12 rebounds.

Toledo 93, (at) Central Michigan 82: Tre’Shaun Fletcher scored 22 points, Jaelan Sanford added 21 as Toledo jumped out to a 10-point lead and never trailed, winning for the sixth time in seven games.

Nate Navigato opened the game with a 3-pointer and the Rockets never looked back. Navigato scored 18 points on 5 of 8 shooting — all from distance. Fletcher and Sanford each had three 3-pointers as Toledo (11-6, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) finished 14 of 32 from 3-point range. Willie Jackson added 11 points and seven rebounds.

The win keeps the Rockets tied with Western Michigan atop the MAC West Division standings. Toledo defeated Western Michigan on Tuesday and the teams meet again Jan. 27.

Shawn Roundtree poured in a season-high 29 points for Central Michigan (12-5, 1-3), while Kevin McKay and Cecil Williams added 14 apiece. The Chippewas have lost their last three.

(At) Northwood 73, Wayne State 71: Trey McBride scored 18 and Nick Spitzley 12 for Northwood (5-11, 2-7 GLIAC). Ronald Booth scored 25, Chuck Key 21 and George Spencer 13 for Wayne State (8-6, 6-3).

More state men’s scores

Adrian 74, Hope 63

Albion 68, Kalamazoo 61

Aquinas 67, Rochester 55

Calvin 89, Trine 69

Cornerstone 76, Concordia 67

Ferris State 74, Northern Michigan 71

Findlay 59, Hillsdale 50

Grand Valley State 80, Tiffin 71

Lake Superior State 84, Michigan Tech 73

Lawrence Tech 83, Madonna 76

Olivet 89, Alma 88

Saginaw Valley State 72, Davenport 69, OT

Women

(At) Central Michigan 88, Kent State 84: Cassie Breen scored 26, Tinara Moore had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Presley Hudson scored 15 for Central (13-3, 5-0 MAC). Jordan Korinek scored 28 for Kent State (9-8, 2-3).

Ohio 69, (at) Western Michigan 54: Cierra Hooks scored 22 and Amani Burke and Gabby Burris each scored 12 for Ohio (9-7, 3-2 MAC). Deja Wimby scored 11 and Breanna Mobley 10 for Western (10-7, 3-2).

Eastern Michigan 74, (at) Miami (Ohio) 59: Danielle Minott scored 21, Sasha Dailey 14 and Courtnie Lewis and Juanita Agosto 10 each for Eastern (7-9, 3-2 MAC). Lauren Dickerson scored 23 for Miami (9-7, 1-4).

(At) IUPUI 80, Oakland 64: Macee Williams had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Danielle Lawrence scored 19 for IUPUI (13-3, 5-0 Horizon). Taylor Jones scored 18 and Sha’keya Graves and Taylor Gleason scored 16 each for Oakland (19-7, 3-3).

Detroit Mercy 61, (at) Illinois-Chicago 58: Brianne Cohen scored 13 and Brittney Jackson, Nicole Urbanick and Lexey Tobel 10 each as Detroit Mercy (1-16, 1-5 Horizon) got in the win column for the first time. Taylor Toney scored 25 for UIC (7-9, 0-5).

Wayne State 59, (at) Northwood 57: Shannon Wilson hit a jump shot as time expired to give Wayne State (11-4, 6-3 GLIAC) its fourth straight win. Wilson scored 23 and Sara Ruuhstorfer eight for Wayne State. Taylor Craymer had 16 points and 13 rebounds for Northwood (9-6, 5-4).

More state women’s scores

Adrian 84, Illinois Tech 73

Albion 71, Alma 40

Cornerstone 75, Concordia 68

Ferris State 62, Northern Michigan 52

Grand Valley State 73, Tiffin 40

Hillsdale 75, Findlay 67

Hope 58, Calvin 51

Indiana Tech 71, Siena Heights 54

Kalamazoo 58, Olivet 56

Lawrence Tech 71, Madonna 44

Michigan Tech 77, Lake Superior State 47

Saginaw Valley State 68, Davenport 58

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