Five WMU starters score in double digits in win over Davidson
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP)—Derek Drews scored 18 points and all five Western Michigan starters reached double figures in the Broncos’ 83-76 victory over Davidson on Wednesday night.
Drews hit five 3-pointers for the second time this season, tying a career high, in a 3-point shooting display put on by both teams.
Western and Davidson combined for 21 3-point baskets, with the Broncos (4-2) hitting 12 of them.
Stephen Curry, topping 20 points for the third consecutive game, led Davidson (1-2) with 25 points on 9-of-16 shooting. He also hit five 3-pointers.
Curry scored 17 points in the second half, including a 3-point basket with 2:33 left that pulled the Wildcats to within 71-70. But David Kool responded with a 3-pointer to put Western back up by four points and Curry fouled out on the Broncos’ next possession.
Jason Richards added 23 points for Davidson and Boris Meno had a game-high eight rebounds.
Shawntes Gary added a season-high 17 points for Western, Kool scored 13, Michael Redell had 11 and Joe Reitz 10. Redell also had a game-high nine assists, tying a career high.