Ward leads W. Michigan past Ball State 78-61
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Demetrius Ward hit six of Western Michigan's 13 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as the Broncos defeated Ball State 78-61 Wednesday night.
Ward was 6 for 9 from the 3-point line, leading a Western Michigan team that hit 13 of 21 attempts beyond the arc and shot 55 percent overall from the floor.
Ball State was within 64-58 with 4:55 remaining before Hutcheson scored on a dunk and a 3-point shot, sparking a 14-3 game-closing run for Western Michigan.
Updated February 22, 2012