Howard vs Bowling Green

Bowling Green 63, Howard 48

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Scott Thomas scored 14 points as Bowling Green pulled away from Howard for a 63-48 victory Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

In their first regular-season game in the new Stroh Center after playing 51 years at Anderson Arena, the Falcons jumped out to a 13-0 lead. The Bison used a 15-5 run to make it 18-15 with 2:57 to go in the first half, but Bowling Green took a 26-17 lead into the break.

After Howard again cut the margin to three, at 26-23 with 16:56 to go, the Falcons went on a 9-2 run to push the lead into double digits.

Jordon Crawford and Craig Sealey added 13 points apiece for Bowling Green, which avenged a 54-52 loss last year in the only other meeting between the schools.

Mike Phillips was the only Bison player in double figures, scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.

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Howard Bison
D. Collins, F362-70-06035
T. Boyomo, F132-40-03034
A. Leary, C161-33-55045
C. Thompson, G233-61-45118
P. Okoroh, G111-10-00052
M. Phillips293-124-5120010
B. Ford220-01-20231
S. Frazier193-42-20158
O. Ellison170-20-02010
A. Dickerson82-40-01015
B. Bailey40-10-00000
C. Cuffee20-10-00010
Totals 17-4511-183842748
 37.8%61.1% 
Bowling Green Falcons
S. Thomas, F353-67-984114
A. Calhoun, F241-50-05022
C. Black, C231-20-02022
J. Crawford, G336-141-204213
D. Brown, G253-94-621311
C. Sealey265-93-361213
L. Kraus242-32-31118
T. Oglesby70-00-02030
C. Orr30-10-00020
Totals 21-4917-2327111863
 42.9%73.9% 
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C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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