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Bowling Green vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 60, Bowling Green 53

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - George Fant scored 13 points and Kahlil McDonald made 4 of 4 free throws in the final 1:04 as Western Kentucky held off Bowling Green 60-53 in a nonconference game Sunday.

After shooting 60.9 percent (14 of 23) in the first half, when they took a 33-21 lead, the Hilltoppers (3-6) slumped to 18.2 percent (4 of 22) in the second half.

Consequently, after Western Kentucky increased its lead to 18 points, 40-22, with 16:32 remaining, the Falcons (4-3) were able to battle back, tying the game at 53 on Scott Thomas' 3-pointer with 2:18 left.

It was Bowling Green's turn to go cold after that. The Falcons missed all four of their shots the rest of the way, including a missed dunk by A'uston Calhoun, while Western Kentucky made its final seven points from the free-throw line.

Thomas led Bowling Green with 16 points, including 14 in the second half.

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Scoreboard
Bowling Green (4-3)213253
Western Kentucky (3-6) «332760
BG:D. Brown 0 Pts
BG:D. Brown 0 Reb
BG:D. Brown 0 Ast
WKY:T. Akol 0 Pts
WKY:T. Akol 0 Reb
WKY:T. Akol 0 Ast

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Bowling Green Falcons
S. Thomas, F326-103-382416
C. Black, F252-50-14124
A. Calhoun, F254-162-231511
L. Kraus, G302-62-22227
D. Brown, G181-40-00102
J. Crawford353-131-26327
C. Sealey141-50-06042
J. Erger111-30-22012
T. Oglesby81-10-01022
C. Orr20-00-00000
Totals 21-638-1233102253
 33.3%66.7% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F285-63-772313
T. Akol, F222-64-48039
K. McDonald, G241-64-42217
K. Kaspar, G202-70-05025
D. Gordon, G192-64-66018
T. Price280-55-53025
N. Snipes181-20-02112
V. Zollo182-30-02314
J. Crook121-21-32323
K. Anyigbo72-20-20004
O. Akamune40-00-01000
Totals 18-4521-3143111660
 40%67.7% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo0-07-219
Kent St.0-07-2108
Bowling Green0-06-295
Akron0-06-4141
Ohio0-03-4249
Miami (Ohio)0-03-7315
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C. Michigan0-08-1163
E. Michigan0-08-280
W. Michigan0-06-3152
Toledo0-06-4208
N. Illinois0-04-4265
Ball St.0-03-5307

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion0-09-116
La. Tech0-08-3224
FAU0-05-3146
Charlotte0-06-442
UTEP0-06-445
North Texas0-05-4216
So. Miss0-05-4313
Western Ky.0-05-4135
FIU0-06-5124
Middle Tenn.0-06-5179
UT-San Antonio0-04-4306
Marshall0-04-6245
UAB0-04-7297
Rice0-03-6349
 
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