White, Johnson carry Western Michigan past Ohio

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — B. Artis White and Brandon Johnson scored 18 points apiece as Western Michigan defeated Ohio 77-65.

Titus Wright added 16 points for the Broncos, while Michael Flowers chipped in 15.

Ben Vander Plas led the Bobcats with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

The game marked the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.