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Coll. of Charleston 63, W. Michigan 66

Dec 25, 2009 - 11:38 PM HONOLULU (AP) -- David Kool scored 16 points and Martelle McLemore had 15 to lift Western Michigan to a 66-63 win over College of Charleston in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Friday.

Donald Lawson added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Broncos (6-5).

Jeremy Simmons and Andrew Goudelock each scored 17 points, and Tony White Jr. added 16 for the Cougars (6-6), who led by as many as 11 midway through the first half.

After McLemore hit a 3-pointer with 2:33 left to give Western Michigan a 64-60 lead, Donovan Monroe answered from 3-point range for the Cougars, but the Broncos grabbed three offensive rebounds to run down the clock.

Kool hit two free throws with 15 seconds left to seal it.

Western Michigan shot just 38 percent from the field but made 10 of 24 from behind the arc.