WMU News

Best men's basketball season since 1998 ends in playoffs

March 5, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's men's basketball team saw its season come to an end with a disappointing 90-83 loss against Akron Monday night at University Arena in the first round of Mid-American Conference Tournament play.

The Broncos finished the season with an overall record of 17-13 and a regular season mark of 10-8 against MAC opponents. Both records were the best for the Broncos since the 1997-98 season, which was also the last time the men's squad earned home court in the conference tournament.

Other highlights from the 2001-02 season, include the selection of Bronco Ben Reed as the conference's Freshman Player of the Year. Click for related article.

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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