West. Michigan has strong 2nd half, beats Saint Louis 65-51
ST. LOUIS (AP) Thomas Wilder had 16 points and Bryce Moore added 14 as Western Michigan ran away from Saint Louis in the second half for a 65-51 win on Tuesday night.
Wilder, who had his 26th straight game with at least 10 points, had 10 points in the second half. He also finished with three assists, two steals and one blocked shot. Moore was 5 of 6 from the floor, making four from beyond the arc. Brandon Johnson added 10 points for the Broncos (4-3), who have won three of their last four games.
Western Michigan held a slim 23-22 halftime advantage. Saint Louis took an early lead in the second period before Moore drilled a 3 to start a 15-5 run. The Broncos led 50-37 with 7:37 left and coasted to the win.
Javon Bess led the Billikens (3-3), who have dropped three straight, with 14 points.