Scores

Final

E Illinois 48

(1-11, 0-4 OVC)

Bowling Green 52

(5-6, 2-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2007

Anderson Arena, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
EIU 13 3548
BGSU 23 2952

Top Performers

Eastern Illinois: R. Martin 20 Pts, 2 Reb

Bowling Green: N. Miller 17 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast

Bowling Green 52, E. Illinois 48

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Nate Miller scored 17 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Bowling Green to a 52-48 victory Saturday over Eastern Illinois.

Joe Jakubowski added nine points for the Falcons (5-6), who ended a four-game skid.

Bowling Green led Eastern Illinois (1-11) by 10 at halftime, which enabled them to scrape by with the win despite being outscored 35-29 in the second half. The game was never tied and had only one lead change.

The game was marked by abysmal shooting from both sides, with the Falcons shooting just 29.1 percent and Eastern Illinois shooting 29.8 percent.

Romain Martin led Eastern Illinois with 20 points, making six of his sixteen shots, including four 3-pointers.

The Falcons out-rebounded Eastern Illinois 53-38.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
BGSU
Points 48 52
FG Made-Attempted 17-57 (.298) 16-55 (.291)
3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 2-14 (.143)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 18-33 (.545)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 13

2007-08 Season

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