Scores

Final

Bowling Green 58

(8-11, 3-2 MAC)

Akron 63

(11-8, 2-3 MAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BGSU 27 3158
    AKR 34 2963

    Top Performers

    Bowling Green: J. Crawford 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 4 Stl

    Akron: D. Roberts 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Akron 63, Bowling Green 58

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio -- Darryl Roberts scored 17 points and Akron used a late run to beat Bowling Green 63-58 on Saturday night.

    Trailing 48-44 with 6:02 to play, the Zips (11-8, 2/3 Mid-American Conference) scored 11 straight to lead 55-48 on Steve McNeese's free throw with 30 seconds left.

    Akron forced four turnovers during the go-ahead run.

    The Zips then went 8 of 8 from the free-throw line the rest of the way, including six by Steve McNees.

    McNees finished with 10 points for Akron, which snapped a three-game losing streak.

    Akron, the conference leader in turnover margin (plus-3.67 per game), scored 21 points off 20 Bowling Green miscues, while turning it over 16 times.

    The Zips led 34-27 at halftime, scoring 13 points off 12 turnovers.

    Jordon Crawford scored 16 points to lead the Falcons (8-11, 3-2), who lost for the fourth straight time against Akron.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BGSU
    AKR
    Points 58 63
    FG Made-Attempted 22-50 (.440) 21-48 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2010-11 Season

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