AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had a career-high 31 points as Akron routed Bowling Green 91-67 on Tuesday night.
Daniel Utomi had 21 points for Akron (16-14, 8-9 Mid-American...
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner had 18 points as Bowling Green edged past Kent State 77-72 on Friday night.
Antwon Lillard had 14 points for Bowling Green (20-9, 12-4 Mid-American...
Turner carries Bowling Green past N. Illinois 87-67
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Justin Turner had a career-high 34 points as Bowling Green easily beat Northern Illinois 87-67 on Saturday.
Dylan Frye had 13 points for Bowling Green (18-7, 10-2 Mid-American Conference). Antwon Lillard added 10 points and six assists. Marlon Sierra had seven rebounds for the visitors.
Levi Bradley had 18 points for the Huskies (12-14, 5-8), whose losing streak stretched to five games. Eugene German added 15 points. Lacey James had 13 points.
Bowling Green tops W. Michigan on Lillard’s career night
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Antwon Lillard scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Bowling Green beat Western Michigan 85-72 on Tuesday night to remain atop the Mid-American Conference East standings.
Miami ends Bowling Green’s 10-game winning streak
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 25 points and Miami (Ohio) defeated the last unbeaten team in Mid-American Conference play, Bowling Green, 67-53, on Saturday to end the Falcons' 10-game winning streak.
Leading by a point, Miami went on an 18-6 run including 11 points from Sibande to lead 48-35 with 10:36 to go. Bowling Green got within nine several times but no closer. Miami made 13 of 15 free throws in the final four minutes.
Bowling Green wins 9th straight game, eases by WMU 79-48
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye had 14 points, with four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists, Justin Turner added 13 points and Bowling Green beat Western Michigan 79-48 on Saturday for its ninth straight victory.
BGSU (13-5, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) is off to its best start in conference play in 57 years and has won 10 consecutive home games for the program's best effort since the 1999-00 team went 12-0 at Anderson Arena.
Turner takes over, Bowling Green beats C. Michigan 97-87 OT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 12 straight points in overtime, finishing with 30 and securing Bowling Green's 97-87 win over Central Michigan in a clash of Mid-American Conference unbeatens on Saturday.
Antwon Lillard scored first in OT and, with the 80-78 lead, Bowling Green (11-5, 3-0) never trailed again. Kevin McKay forged an 84-84 tie with a 3-pointer and that's when Turner took over.
Bowling Green wins sixth straight, beats Ohio 82-63
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Bowling Green beat Ohio 82-63 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
The Falcons (10-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) improved to 8-0 at home and matched its best winning streak under coach Michael Huger in his fourth season.
Michael Laster added 15 points for Bowling Green. Dylan Frye and Antwon Lillard chipped in with 13 points and Jeffrey Uju scored 10.
Bowling Green bowls over Kent State in MAC opener 86-64
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 19 with 14 rebounds for his 11th double-double this season and Bowling Green defeated Kent State 86-64 on Saturday night in a Mid-American Conference opener.
Antwon Lillard added three 3-pointers and 14 points and Dylan Frye scored 12 for Bowling Green (9-5), which won its fifth straight while ending a three-game win streak for the Golden Flashes (11-3).
Fields leads the way as Bowling Green downs UT Martin 94-80
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Caleb Fields scored 24 points, Demajeo Wiggins scored 20 with 13 rebounds and Bowling Green beat UT Martin 94-80 on Sunday.
Bowling Green's Dylan Frye buried a jumper to tie it at 24-all with 7:07 left before halftime. Wiggins followed with a 3-point play, made 1 of 2 free throws and a layup, and that scoring outburst propelled Bowling Green as they outscored the Skyhawks 27-9.
Turner scores 21 in Bowling Green’s win vs. Western Carolina
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 21 points with six assists and Bowling Green defeated Western Carolina 73-52 on Friday.
Antwon Lillard scored 12 points off the bench and Demajeo Wiggins added 11, nine on free throws, plus nine rebounds for the Falcons (7-5), who shot 50 percent and made 17 of 27 free throws to 2 of 8 for the Catamounts (3-11).
The Falcons won their third straight overall and are 6-0 at home for the first time since 2008-09.
Wiggins’ putback at buzzer lifts Bowling Green over Hampton
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Turner scored 21 points and Demajeo Wiggins had a putback at the buzzer to help Bowling Green beat Hampton 81-79 on Monday night in a sub-regional game of the Legends Classic.
Lillard sinks late FTs, Bowling Green rallies for 83-81 win
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Antwon Lillard sank three free throws after he was fouled on a 3-point attempt in the final seconds and Bowling Green rallied to beat Western Michigan 83-81 on Tuesday night.
Bowling Green rallies to beat Kent State 70-62
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 13 and Bowling Green overcame a 19-point first-half deficit to beat Kent State 70-62 on Saturday to sweep the season series against the Golden Flashes.
Rodrick Caldwell scored 12 points and Antwon Lillard 11 for the Falcons (14-9, 5-5 Mid-American Conference), who trailed 31-25 at halftime after shooting 9 of 33 (27.3 percent) from the field.
Wiggins has 18 points, 11 boards, Bowling Green wins 66-50
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Demajeo Wiggins had 18 points and 11 rebounds as Bowling Green sprinted to an early lead and then coasted to a 66-50 win over Ohio to halt a three-game skid in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday night.
Bowling Green (13-9, 4-5), which matched its win total from last season, was up 21-6 at the 9:26 mark and took a 41-19 lead into the break. The Falcons held a 60-42 advantage with 3:52 left in the game.
Lillard, Fox help Bowling Green top EMU 75-71 in OT
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Antwon Lillard had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Matt Fox added 18 points and Bowling Green defeated Eastern Michigan 75-71 in overtime on Saturday.
Stith brothers lead Old Dominion past Bowling Green 88-46
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and younger brother B.J. Stith scored 15 to power Old Dominion to an 88-46 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday night in the first meeting between the schools.
Ahmad Caver finished with 10 points and eight assists for the Monarchs (7-3). Xavier Green came off the bench to score 14 on 5-of-6 shooting.
Bowling Green pulls away from Miami (Ohio) 70-54
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Antwon Lillard scored 16 points and Rasheed Worrell had seven of his 11 in a late game-breaking run and Bowling Green defeated Miami (Ohio) 70-54 on Saturday.
Zack Denny and Ismail Ali added 10 points apiece for the Falcons (13-16, 7-9), who swept the season series for the first time in five years.
Ohio hits 18 3-pointers, beats short-handed Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Kenny Kaminski hit seven of Ohio's season-high 18 3-pointers and the Bobcats rolled past short-handed Bowling Green 96-72 on Saturday.
The Falcons (13-5, 5-3 Mid-American) made 18 of 35 shots from the arc. Jaaron Simmons scored 23 points with three 3-pointers, Kaminski had 22, Jordan Dartis 16 with four treys and Rodney Culver 12 with two triples.
Bowling Green downs Ball State 76-71 behind Lillard’s 19
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Antwon Lillard scored four of his 19 points in the final 1:47, Demajeo Wiggins added 17, and Bowling Green rallied to beat Ball State 76-71 on Saturday to end a six-game losing streak on the road.
Trailing 38-35 at halftime, the Falcons rallied to a 46-45 lead with 16:26 left on Zack Denny's jumper, which sparked an 11-0 run capped by Wiggins' layup. The Cardinals closed to 70-69 with 2:04 left after a 9-0 run capped by Tayler Person's back-to-back jumpers.
Frye, Alcegaire lead Bowling Green past Prairie View 74-61
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 16 points and Wes Alcegaire had 15 and Bowling Green defeat Alabama A&M 74-61 on Thursday.
The Falcons (5-7) outscored the Bulldogs 13-2 in the last three minutes of the first half to grab a 38-30 lead. Antwon Lillard and Frye started the run with back-to-back 3s and after two free throws by the Bulldogs, Rodrick Caldwell and Zack Denny sandwiched baskets around another Frye trey.
Brown has 29 points, leads Evansville to 69-66 win over BG
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Jaylon Brown, who finished with a career-high 29 points, drove for a late layup and split a pair of free throws in the final seconds to secure Evansville's 69-66 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.
Bowling Green's Antwon Lillard had a 3-point jumper roll around the rim and out at the buzzer.
Anderson, Botz lead Green Bay over Bowling Green 77-61
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Trevor Anderson scored 18 points, Turner Botz added 15 and Green Bay used a late run to beat Bowling Green 77-61 on Sunday night in a Bill Frack Challenge game.
Trailing by one point at halftime, Bowling Green rallied with a 14-2 run capped by Rasheed Worrell's layup to close to within 44-43 with 11:21 to play. Charles Cooper made six straight free throws and Green Bay pulled away 58-47 and the Falcons got no closer than nine the rest of the way.
Harrison with winning shot, UMKC edges Bowling Green 71-69
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Martez Harrison scored 23 points, including the game-winning bucket in the final seconds, as the University of Missouri-Kansas City edged Bowling Green 71-69 on Saturday.
Harrison's winning jumper came with three seconds on the clock after Bowling Green's Ismail Ali hit a layup to tie the game at 69 with 1:02 remaining.
South Dakota holds off Bowling Green 78-72
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Trey Burch-Manning scored 14 points and his two free throws with 16 seconds left helped South Dakota fend off Bowling Green 78-72 on Sunday.
Triston Simpson hit two free throws and a jumper to put South Dakota up for good at 75-71 with 32 seconds to play.
South Dakota (2-0) led 33-27 at intermission on the strength of a 10-0 run. Tyler Flack emerged from the break and scored the Coyotes' first seven points off a 3 and two jump shots.
ROCHESTER, Mich. — Bowling Green State University’s men’s basketball team dropped its season opener 78-70 to Oakland in the O’rena Friday night.
Wes Alcegaire led the Falcons with 19 points, while Zack Denny had 15 and Matt Fox had 10.
Bowling Green was without starters Ishmail Ali and Antwon Lillard, and Justin Turner. Ali and Lillard were each suspended for the opener for a violation of team rules. Turner was out with an injury sustained in last week’s exhibition game against Capital.