BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Luke Kraus scored 15 points and Bowling Green never trailed to defeat Manhattan 70-57 on Wednesday night.
Joe Jakubowski added 11 points for the Falcons (3-9), who shot 55.2 percent from the field (16 of 29) in the first half for a 40-26 halftime lead.
A'uston Calhoun's layup gave Bowling Green a 21-9 lead with 10:08 remaining in the first half and the Falcons pushed their advantage to 38-22 on Jakubowski's fast-break layup with 1:35 remaining.
Manhattan (2-10), which has lost 10 straight games, cut the lead to 42-32 on Demetrius Jemison's two free throws with 15:38 left in the game, but Jakubowski countered with a 3-pointer.
The Falcons led by at least 10 points in the second half.
Bowling Green's Scott Thomas had eight points, eight rebounds and seven assists.