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Kent St. 63, Bowling Green 57

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Justin Greene had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Kent State held off Bowling Green 63-57 on Tuesday night.

Michael Porrini added 13 points and nine assists and Rodriguez Sherman had 13 points for the Golden Flashes (13-7, 8-7 Mid-American Conference).

Kent State, which scored six straight to lead 21-17 at halftime, led 49-39 with 9:20 remaining.

Bowling Green (12-18, 7-8) then went on a 14-4 run to tie it at 53 on Mike Dabney's free throw with 2:44 to play.

The Golden Flashes responded as Porrini made a jumper and Sherman a 3-pointer to put the Kent State up for good, 58-53, with 1:33 remaining.

The Golden Flashes turned it over 13 times and had 21 assists. Bowling Green had 14 turnovers and 14 assists.

A'uston Calhoun scored 15 points and Jordan Crawford 13 for the Falcons, who lost their sixth in a row.