Flowers carries W. Michigan past McNeese St. 75-65
Flowers hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and went 10 for 10 from the foul line.
Western Michigan led by 20 early in the second half before McNeese rallied, drawing within eight points with 6:50 remaining. A.J. Lawson made a fast-break layup and the Colonels were within six with 2:06 to go but they finished 0-for-5 from the field.
Brandon Johnson had eight rebounds for Western Michigan. Jason Whitens added six rebounds.
Western Michigan plays at Milwaukee on Saturday. McNeese State plays at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.