YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Flenard Whitfield scored 16 points and Matt Stainbrook added 15 to lead Western Michigan to an 87-60 victory over Eastern Michigan on Sunday.
Mike Douglas finished with 12 points and Demetrius Ward and Juwan Howard Jr., each had 11 for the Broncos (17-11, 9-5 Mid-American).
Derek Thompson led the Eagles (8-20, 4-10) with 20 points and Brandon Bowdry had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Western Michigan shot 51.8 percent in the first half and pulled away for good with a 16-4 run that gave the Broncos a 44-20 halftime lead. Western Michigan led by at least 21 the rest of the way and pushed its lead to 73-33 with 9:18 remaining.
The Broncos finished 31 of 59 from the field (52.5 percent) and limited Eastern Michigan to 19-of-55 shooting (34.5 percent).
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