2012–13 Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball team

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2012–13 Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball
Western Michigan Broncos text logo.svg
USF Invitational champions
MAC West Division champions
Conference Mid-American Conference
West Division
2012–13 record 22–13 (10–6 MAC)
Head coach Steve Hawkins (10th year)
Assistant coach Clayton Bates
Assistant coach James Holland
Assistant coach David Kool
Home arena University Arena
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Akron 14 2   .875     26 7   .788
Ohio 14 2   .875     24 10   .706
Kent State 9 7   .563     21 14   .600
Buffalo 7 9   .438     14 20   .412
Bowling Green 7 9   .438     13 19   .406
Miami 3 13   .188     9 22   .290
West
Western Michigan 10 6   .625     22 13   .629
Toledo* 10 6   .625     15 13   .536
Ball State 8 8   .500     15 15   .500
Eastern Michigan 7 9   .438     16 18   .471
Central Michigan 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Northern Illinois 3 13   .188     5 25   .167
2013 MAC Tournament winner
As of March 27, 2013
*Ineligible for postseason due to APR penalties; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball team represented Western Michigan University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Broncos, led by tenth year head coach Steve Hawkins, played their home games at the University Arena and were members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 22–13, 10–6 in MAC play to be champions of the West Division. They advanced to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament where they lost to Ohio. They were invited to the 2013 College Basketball Invitational where they defeated North Dakota State and Wyoming to advance to the semifinals where they lost to George Mason.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Von Washington Guard 6′ 0″ 175 Freshman Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 Connar Tava Guard/Forward 6′ 5″ 230 Freshman Macomb, Michigan
3 Hayden Hoerdemann Guard 6′ 3″ 185 Sophomore Bloomington, Illinois
4 Jared Klein Guard 6′ 1″ 180 Freshman Otsego, Michigan
10 Brandon Pokley Guard 6′ 4″ 182 Senior Clarkston, Michigan
11 Nate Hutcheson Forward 6′ 7″ 210 Senior Marion, Iowa
20 Tim Brennan Guard/Forward 6′ 5″ 186 Sophomore Chicago, Illinois
21 Shayne Whittington Center 6′ 10″ 220 Junior Paw Paw, Michigan
22 Austin Richie Guard 6′ 2″ 160 Sophomore Lowell, Indiana
24 Darius Paul Forward 6′ 8″ 220 Freshman Gurnee, Illinois
25 David Brown Guard 6′ 3″ 208 Junior Roscoe, Illinois
32 Taylor Perry Guard 6′ 4″ 195 Freshman Rochester, Michigan
34 A. J. Avery Forward 6′ 6″ 185 Freshman Chicago, Illinois
35 Charles Harris Guard/Forward 6′ 3″ 180 Freshman Antioch, Illinois
40 Kellen McCormick Forward 6′ 8″ 200 Freshman West Bloomfield, Michigan
42 Dan Loney Forward 6′ 4″ 208 Senior Benzonia, Michigan
52 Nick Stapert Center 6′ 8″ 237 Junior Gobles, Michigan


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
November 1, 2012* 2:00 pm Kalamazoo College University ArenaKalamazoo, MI W 93–50  1,927
November 3, 2012* 2:00 pm Roosevelt University University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 81–60  1,777
Regular season
November 10, 2012* 12:00 pm at Cornell Newman ArenaIthaca, NY L 63–55  N/A[1] 0–1
November 13, 2012* 7:00 pm Marygrove University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 85–40  1,896[2] 1–1
November 16, 2012* 5:00 pm vs. Loyola–Chicago USF Sun DomeTampa, FL
(USF Invitational)
W 81–71  3,931[3] 2–1
November 17, 2012* 5:00 pm vs. Maryland–Eastern Shore USF Sun Dome • Tampa, FL
(USF Invitational)
W 68–51  4,014[4] 3–1
November 18, 2012* 3:00 pm at South Florida USF Sun Dome • Tampa, FL
(USF Invitational)
Big East Network[5] W 58–53  3,612[6] 4–1
November 29, 2012* 7:00 pm High Point University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 54–53  2,238[7] 5–1
December 1, 2012* 2:00 pm Oakland University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 76–72  3,152[8] 6–1
December 4, 2012* 8:30 pm at #3 Michigan Crisler CenterAnn Arbor, MI BTN[9] L 73–41  12,693[10] 6–2
December 8, 2012* 8:00 pm at Illinois State Redbird ArenaNormal, IL ESPN3 L 85–63  6,269 6–3
December 16, 2012* 3:00 pm at High Point Millis CenterHigh Point, NC W 70–64  1,104 7–3
December 19, 2012* 7:00 pm at Duquesne A. J. Palumbo CenterPittsburgh, PA NBCSN L 71–66  2,839[11] 7–4
December 22, 2012* 2:00 pm Mount St. Mary's University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 87–66  3,114[12] 8–4
December 29, 2012* 12:00 pm at #23 NC State PNC ArenaRaleigh, NC ESPNU[13] L 84–68  12,576 8–5
January 9, 2013 7:00 pm at Akron James A. Rhodes ArenaAkron, OH L 65–43  2,565[14] 8–6 (0–1)
January 12, 2013 2:00 pm Ohio University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI L 61–59  3,229 8–7 (0–2)
January 16, 2013 7:00 pm Toledo University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 79–56  2,544[15] 9–7 (1–2)
January 19, 2013 8:00 pm at Northern Illinois Convocation CenterDeKalb, IL W 71–34  997 10–7 (2–2)
January 23, 2013 7:00 pm Eastern Michigan University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI
(Michigan MAC Trophy)
W 63–59  2,419[16] 11–7 (3–2)
January 26, 2013 7:00 pm at Central Michigan McGuirk ArenaMount Pleasant, MI
(Michigan MAC Trophy)
W 76–59  3,419 12–7 (4–2)
January 30, 2013 7:00 pm at Miami (OH) Millett HallOxford, OH W 72–68  1,206[17] 13–7 (5–2)
February 2, 2013 7:00 pm Buffalo University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 71–60  3,312 14–7 (6–2)
February 6, 2013 7:00 pm Kent State University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI W 82–76  2,721 15–7 (7–2)
February 9, 2013 6:00 pm at Ball State John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN STO[18]/ESPN3 L 65–62  3,458 15–8 (7–3)
February 13, 2013 7:00 pm Bowling Green Stroh CenterBowling Green, OH L 70–60  1,579 15–9 (7–4)
February 16, 2013 6:00 pm Northern Illinois University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI STO[19]/ESPN3 W 66–58  3,569 16–9 (8–4)
February 23, 2013* 1:00 pm Pacific University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI
(BracketBusters)
ESPN3 W 67–62  3,172[20] 17–9
February 27, 2013 7:00 pm at Toledo Savage ArenaToledo, OH W 65–62  3,982 18–9 (9–4)
March 2, 2013 2:00 pm at Eastern Michigan Convocation CenterYpsilanti, MI
(Michigan MAC Trophy)
L 50–49 OT 1,216[21] 18–10 (9–5)
March 5, 2013 7:00 pm Ball State University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI L 89–85  2,539[22] 18–11 (9–6)
March 9, 2013 12:00 pm Central Michigan University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI
(Michigan MAC Trophy)
STO[23]/ESPN3 W 71–68  3,303 19–11 (10–6)
2013 MAC Tournament
March 14, 2013 9:00 pm vs. Eastern Michigan Quicken Loans ArenaCleveland, OH
(Quarterfinals)
STO/ESPN3 W 70–55  3,361[24] 20–11
March 15, 2013 9:00 pm vs. Ohio Quicken Loans Arena • Cleveland, OH
(Semifinals)
STO/ESPN3 L 74–63  10,324 20–12
2013 College Basketball Invitational
March 20, 2013* 7:00 pm North Dakota State University Arena • Kalamazoo, MI
(First round)
W 72–71 OT 1,358[25] 21–12
March 25, 2013* 9:00 pm at Wyoming Arena-AuditoriumLaramie, WY
(Quarterfinals)
AXS TV W 75–67 OT 2,544[26] 22–12
March 27, 2013* 7:00 pm at George Mason Patriot CenterFairfax, VA
(Semifinals)
AXS TV L 62–52  1,684[27] 22–13
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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