12 Teams/12 Days: 2013-14 Western Michigan Basketball Preview

Updated 10/25/2013

2013-14 Western Michigan Composite Schedule
2013-14 Western Michigan Men's Basketball Roster

Quick Facts          
Location Kalamazoo, Mich.        
President:  Dr. John M. Dunn        
Athletics Director:  Kathy Beauregard        
Enrollment:  25,086        
Founded:  1903        
First Year of MAC Basketball: 1947-48        
Joined MAC 1947        
Nickname:  Broncos        
Colors:  Brown & Gold        
Athletics Website:  www.wmubroncos.com        
Men’s Basketball Twitter Account @WMUFagan        
           
Team Facts          
Letterwinners Returning/Lost:  9/6        
Starters Returning/Lost:  1/4        
2012-13 Overall Record:  22-13        
   Home 12-2        
   Away 7-10        
   Neutral 3-1        
2012-13 Conf. Record/Finish: 10-6/1st West        
   Home 6-2        
   Away 4-4        
2012-13 Postseason:  Def. Eastern Michigan in MAC 2nd Rd., 70-55        
  Lost to Ohio in MAC 3rd Rd., 63-74        
  Def. North Dakota State in CBI 1st Rd, 72-71 (ot)        
  Def. Wyoming in CBI 2nd Rd., 75-67        
  Lost at George Mason in CBI 3rd Rd., 52-62         
           
Team History          
All-Time Record:  1,273-1,110 (100 years)        
All-Time MAC Record:  445-511 (66 years)        
MAC Tournament App./Record:  28/20-29 (.408)        
MAC Tournament Titles/Last:  1/2004        
NCAA Appearances/Record:  3/2-3 (.400)        
Last NCAA Appearance:  2004        
NIT Appearances/Record:  3/2-3 (.400)        
Last NIT Appearance:  2005        
           
Roster Breakdown          
Starters Returning Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Shayne Whittington     C     Sr.     13.2     8.8     1.1
Austin Richie     G     Jr.     6.1     1.5     3.0
           
Starters Lost Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Darius Paul         F     Fr.     10.4     5.7     1.7
Nate Hutcheson     F     Sr.     10.1     4.7     1.7
Brandon Pokley     G     Sr.     8.9     2.7     0.9
           
Other Letterwinners Returning Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
David Brown         G     Sr.     11.0     2.4     1.1
Connar Tava         F     So.     4.5     3.4     1.1
Jared Klein         G     So.     3.2    1.6     1.0
Taylor Perry         G     So.     1.8     1.2     0.1
AJ Avery         F     So.     1.1     0.8     0.1
           
Other Letterwinners Lost Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Dan Loney         F     Sr.     1.2     1.8     0.3
           
Newcomers   Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt.
Tucker Haymond       F     Fr.     6-6     220
Mario Matasovic       F     Fr.     6-8     215
Bishop Robinson       G     Fr.     6-3     190
Leo Svete           G     Fr.     6-5     200