Bowling Green vs Florida International

Bowling Green 61, FIU 53


MIAMI (AP) - Scott Thomas scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Bowling Green erased a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Florida International 61-53 Thursday night for its first road win in five tries this season.

Thomas also had four steals for the Falcons (6-5) and needs two more points to become the first player in school history to reach 1,000 career points with 500 rebounds, 100 3-pointers and 150 steals.

Bowling Green never led until Dee Brown's layup made it 39-38 with 10:30 remaining. The teams traded baskets until Thomas' jumper with 7:19 left and his 3-pointer 1:10 later put Bowling Green ahead 46-42, and it never trailed again.

Jeremy Allen led the Golden Panthers (3-9) with 17 points, including 10 in the first half, which ended with FIU leading 29-25.

In the second half, though, Bowling Green outshot FIU 58.3 percent (14 of 24) to 32.1 percent (9 of 28).

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Bowling Green Falcons
S. Thomas, F395-116-9117118
A. Calhoun, F162-43-46047
C. Black, F140-10-02000
J. Crawford, G334-76-623015
D. Brown, G243-120-03106
T. Oglesby285-51-240411
J. Clarke170-30-01310
C. Sealey171-30-02012
J. Erger71-10-02002
L. Kraus50-20-00000
Totals 21-4916-2134141161
Florida International Golden Panthers
D. Ferguson, F242-52-32346
G. Dierickx, C242-40-06104
J. Allen, G347-142-240317
P. Taylor, G251-62-22414
T. Akomolafe, G110-10-01020
B. Moore285-100-140210
C. Bell274-82-282411
D. Hill110-10-00110
S. Miro90-21-21101
T. Wozniak80-10-00110
Totals 21-529-1231131853
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