CHICAGO -- Ali Mann scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Bowling Green (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) to a 72-55 win over Chicago State on Tuesday night.
The Falcons shot better than 48 percent in the first half en route to a 35-26 lead at the break and finished at nearly 51 percent for the game.Five players scored in double figures for Bowling Green (19-2), which shot 53 percent from the field in the second half to pull away. Kate Achter scored 14 points, Liz Honegger chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds, Carin Horne scored 11 and Amber Flynn added 10.Jasmin Dixon and Zondranika Williams had 13 points apiece to lead Chicago State (8-15). The Cougars shot just under 38 percent from the field for the game.The Falcons hit just four of 15 3-point attempts in the game, all in the first half, but outscored Chicago State 44-20 in the paint, and outrebounded the Cougars 40-32.