Sports

"These teams match up so well with each other that a turnover might really be the deciding factor. " (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI – Western Michigan men's basketball coach Steve Hawkins said there was a breakdown in the scouting report entering Tuesday's game. IPFW entered the game against WMU with 330 attempts from 3-point range and 125 makes, the 10th-highest total in the country. The Mastodons didn't waver much from their identity as they made 13 of 26 shots from 3-point land and beat WMU 89-86 in front of a crowd of 2,676 at University Arena." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"TRUJILLO ALTO, Puerto Rico- The Western Michigan women's basketball team finished the Puerto Rico Classic with a 1-2 record after dropping a 60-42 decision to defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion Florida Gulf Coast." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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(This story has been updated)

Western Michigan University's football program has won its first bowl game victory ever. The Broncos defeated Middle Tennessee State 45-31 Christmas Eve in the Bahamas Bowl. That's another first for the team and Coach P.J. Fleck. Before the game, WMUK's Gordon Evand talked about it with Kalamazoo Gazette sports reporter David Drew.


"TRUJILLO ALTO, Puerto Rico- Western Michigan trailed by two at the half and even led No. 8/9 Mississippi State by seven in the second quarter, but a strong second half by the Bulldogs ended in a 90-68 WMU loss at the Puerto Rico Classic Sunday." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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