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Bowling Green tops E. Michigan for 11th straight victory

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Kate Achter scored 22 points to lead No. 16 Bowling Green to a 72-55 win over Eastern Michigan on Sunday for the Falcons' 11th straight win.

The Falcons (18-2, 8-0 Mid-American Conference) built a 20-point lead in the second half behind Achter and Ali Mann, who scored 19 points. Carin Horne rounded out Bowling Green's attack with 11 points.

Eastern Michigan (11-8, 6-2) twice got within eight points during the second half. Kelly Watts led the Eagles with 17 points and Sarah VanMetre had 14.

Bowling Green led 32-21 at halftime after scoring the last 10 points of the first half and holding Eastern Michigan scoreless for the final 5:05.