W. Michigan 67, Pacific 62
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP)
Tony Gill scored 18 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range, for the Tigers (15-12) of the Big West Conference. Lorenzo McCloud scored 15 and Sama Taku added 10 for Pacific.
The Broncos, of the Mid-American Conference, led for the final 10 minutes after Brown's layup made it 49-47. That began a 7-0 run that gave Western Michigan its biggest lead at 54-47, but the Broncos couldn't put away the Tigers until Whittington and Brown made free throws in the final half-minute.