Scores

Final

E Illinois 60

(3-8, 1-1 OVC)

Bowling Green 78

(6-5, 4-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 28, 2008

    Anderson Arena, Bowling Green, Ohio

    1 2 T
    EIU 24 3660
    BGSU 42 3678

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: T. Marion 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Bowling Green: C. Knight 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast

    Bowling Green 78, E. Illinois 60

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Chris Knight scored 16 points off the bench to lead Bowling Green State University to a 78-60 win over Eastern Illinois on Sunday at Anderson Arena.

    Bowling Green (6-5) never trailed in the game and built up a 42-24 lead by halftime.

    The Falcons held Eastern Illinois' leading scorer, Romain Martin, to just five points. Martin entered the game averaging more than 17 points a game.

    Knight recorded his first double-double of the season and made 8-of-9 free throws. Joe Jakubowski had 13 points and five assists and Brian Moten added 12 points for the Falcons.

    Nate Miller added nine points and six rebounds, while Erik Marschall had nine points and seven rebounds.

    Eastern Illinois (3-8) shot 36 percent from the field and were outrebounded 45-32.

    T.J. Marion scored 14 points and Tyler Laser had 11 for the Panthers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    BGSU
    Points 60 78
    FG Made-Attempted 20-55 (.364) 24-62 (.387)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-22 (.727) 22-26 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2008-09 Season

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