KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College men's basketball team lost 76-56 at NCAA Division I Western Michigan University in an exhibition game Saturday afternoon.
The score was tied 7-7 five minutes into the game and the Hornets trailed just 12-10 with 13:25 left in the first half.
Kalamazoo trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half before cutting the deficit to 10 (34-24) at halftime.
The Hornets were still within 10 (43-33) with 15:29 remaining before the host Broncos pulled ahead by 26 (63-37) with 7:51 left.
Kalamazoo chipped away and made it a 20-point game as time expired.
WMU shot 43.1 percent from the field compared to 38.9 percent for Kalamazoo. The Broncos held a 43-29 advantage in rebounds.
Jeremiah Vincent added six points with four assists.
Kalamazoo opens the regular season at home next Saturday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. against Ripon College.