Scores

Final

E Michigan 63

(5-15, 2-5 MAC)

Bowling Green 68

(10-11, 5-2 MAC)

3:00 PM ET, January 29, 2011

Anderson Arena, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
EMU 31 3263
BGSU 34 3468

Top Performers

Eastern Michigan: B. Bowdry 24 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Bowling Green: J. Crawford 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Bowling Green 68, E. Michigan 63

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Scott Thomas scored 16 points and Jordon Crawford 14 to lead Bowling Green past Eastern Michigan 68-63 on Saturday in Mid-American Conference play.

The Falcons (10-11, 5-2) fell behind 12-2 at the start but rallied to lead 34-31 at the half.

Eastern Michigan (5-15, 2-5) took its only lead of the second half, 46-45, on Brandon Bowdry's layup with 12:36 remaining. Bowdry led the Eagles with 24 points and 15 rebounds.

A jumper by Thomas 26 seconds later put Bowling Green ahead to stay and began a 17-8 Falcons run for a 62-54 advantage.

Bowling Green led 67-58 with 34 seconds left. A three-point play by Bowdry and two free throws by Antonio Green made it 67-63 with 13 seconds left, but the Eagles got no closer.

Dee Brown had 11 points and Danny McElroy 11 rebounds for Bowling Green.

Jay Higgins had 15 points for Eastern Michigan.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EMU
BGSU
Points 63 68
FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 26-51 (.510)
3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 11-19 (.579)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 9

2010-11 Season

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