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Ohio vs Western Michigan Recap - Ohio Wins 61-59

Ohio earned a 61-59 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday, getting 16 points from D.J. Cooper at University Arena.

Ohio did not, however, defeat Western Michigan against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks.

Ohio got 10 points from Reggie Keely and another 9 points from T.J. Hall. D.J. Cooper contributed 6 assists, while Walter Offutt cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Western Michigan got 18 points from Jared Klein in a losing cause and another 10 points from Shayne Whittington. Jared Klein contributed 3 assists for them, while Shayne Whittington had 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Ohio were victorious, as the score was 29-25 at the break.

Western Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-38.