Western Michigan defeat High Point 54-53

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Pokley scored 12 points to help Western Michigan top High Point 54-53 on Thursday night.

Darius Paul scored 10 points. Pokley and Paul have scored in double figures in each of the past five games. Shayne Whiittington grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Broncos (5-1) led 33-21 at halftime in a game that saw seven lead changes.

High Point (3-3) made 19 points off turnovers, while Western Michigan made 14.

Adam Weary scored 11 points -- two from 3-point range -- for High Point. John Brown, Allan Chaney and Lorenzo Cugini scored 10 points apiece. Chaney also grabbed seven rebounds.

Western Michigan has won five consecutive games.