WMU News

Men's basketball team gains tourney home game

Feb. 28, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's men's basketball team (16-12 overall, 9-8 MAC) clinched a home game in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 71-52 road victory against Eastern Michigan (6-22, 2-15 MAC) Wednesday evening, Feb. 27.

The Broncos will host a first round tourney game for the first time since 1997-98 on Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in University Arena. WMU's opponent and final seeding will be determined on Saturday, the last day of the regular season.

At Eastern Michigan, Junior guard Robby Collum led all scorers with 23 points, one of four WMU players in double figures. Classmate Terrance Slater chipped in 13 points and five rebounds and sophomore Reggie Berry added 10 points of his own. The only starter not to reach double figures, Anthony Kann, tied for the team lead with eight rebounds.

For more information, visit the Broncos on the Web at <www.wmubroncos.com>.

Media contact: Scott Kuykendall, 269 387-4125, scott.kuykendall@wmich.edu

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