SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Jovonni Shuler scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Savannah State rallied to defeat Bowling Green 57-54 on Monday night.
The Tigers (5-2) trailed 35-14 after making only 5 of 24 shots in the first half, then chipped away at the Falcons' lead in the second by making 53.6 percent of their shots (15 of 28).
Shuler hit three 3-pointers in quick succession, then had a pair of layups to pull Savannah State within three at 52-49 with 3:05 left. Chris Linton's layup cut the lead to one point, then Rod Mitchell's dunk put the Tigers ahead 53-52 with 1:17 remaining.
Bowling Green (3-3) suffered from poor second-half shooting, making only 6 of 22 field goals and 11 of 20 free throws.