Miami (Ohio) vs Bowling Green

Miami (Ohio) 63, Bowling Green 52

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Jon Harris scored 14 points as 11th-seeded Miami (Ohio) snapped a nine-game losing streak in beating sixth-seeded Bowling Green 63-52 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament Monday night.

The RedHawks (9-21) ended the regular season losers of 12 of their final 13 games, including a 52-44 loss to Bowling Green on Feb. 27, when they blew a 31-24 halftime lead.

Miami made amends Monday, expanding a 34-31 intermission edge with a 9-0 run to open the second period.

Bowling Green's later 9-0 run brought the Falcons (13-19) within 47-45, but Reggie Johnson's 3-pointer gave the RedHawks a 55-49 cushion with 1:40 left. Bowling Green trailed by at least five points the rest of the way.

Miami plays Wednesday at 9 p.m. in Cleveland against seventh-seeded Eastern Michigan.

The Falcons' A'uston Calhoun had 10 points and six rebounds, and now has 603 boards for his career.

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Scoreboard
Miami (Ohio) (9-21) «342963
Bowling Green (13-19)312152

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Harris, F365-120-062114
W. Felder, F292-66-641211
V. Legarza, C231-52-23014
Q. Rollins, G332-60-23205
W. Sullivan, G170-30-02100
A. Roberts213-62-36128
R. Johnson204-82-241412
G. McKnight111-14-43116
J. Sewell101-10-02103
Totals 19-4816-1933101163
 39.6%84.2% 
Bowling Green Falcons
A. Calhoun, F373-104-463310
C. Orr, F353-73-455010
C. Black, C141-10-04032
J. Crawford, G374-150-034310
L. Kraus, G323-90-02149
R. Holmes234-50-06008
J. Clarke70-20-02100
C. Sealey61-11-10013
J. Erger50-00-00030
A. Henderson40-00-01110
Totals 19-508-930151852
 38%88.9% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-05-2170
Buffalo0-06-399
Bowling Green0-07-4187
Miami (Ohio)0-06-4107
Ohio0-05-4235
Kent St.0-05-5264
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan0-08-157
E. Michigan0-07-2232
Ball St.0-06-475
N. Illinois0-06-4204
W. Michigan0-06-4169
Toledo0-05-4150
 
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