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Metro & state: WMU freshman Bogan honored for big game | USA Today High School Sports

Western Michigan running back Jamauri Bogan.

Western Michigan running back Jamauri Bogan.

College football: Western Michigan redshirt freshman running back Jamauri Bogan was named Mid-American Conference West offensive player of the week after gaining a career-high 135 yards on nine carries in a 49-14 win at Ohio on Saturday.

His 67-yard touchdown run to open the third quarter was the longest by a Bronco since 2012. The 5-foot-7, 174-pounder propelled WMU to a 404-yard rushing performance in the second half, 430 overall, the most by a MAC team this season and 11th most in the country. Bogan teamed with LeVante Bellamy to become the first pair of Broncos to tally 100 yards rushing in the same game since 2013. WMU’s single-game team rushing record is 495, set in 1916.

• Wayne State sophomore kicker Paul Graham converted two fourth-quarter field goals (35 and 27 yards) into the wind to bring the Warriors within five points in their 34-31 victory over Northern Michigan on Saturday in Detroit. Graham had made his only previous field-goal attempt of the season before the two in the fourth quarter. He averaged 36.5 yards on six punts with a net average of 31.3.

• WSU redshirt sophomore running back Romello Brown was named to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s offensive honor roll for his 157-yard, two TD performance.

• Warriors redshirt junior linebacker Anthony DeDamos was named to the defensive honor roll with 21/2 tackles for loss.

College basketball: Detroit East English Village’s Kamari Newman committed to George Mason. A deadly shooter who can score inside and out, the 6-foot-4 left-hander posted 23.2 points, six rebounds and four assists last season, and is regarded as one of the best shooting guards in the state.

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