Recap: Miami-Ohio vs. Bowling Green
Oxford, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Will Felder and Willie Moore both tallied 11 points as the Miami-Ohio RedHawks grabbed a 55-52 win over the Bowling Green Falcons in a Mid-American Conference battle at Millett Hall.
Geovonie McKnight and Joshua Oswald both added nine points for the RedHawks (10-15, 6-8 MAC) as they snapped a five-game slide.
The Falcons (11-16, 5-9) were paced by Spencer Parker who registered a game- high 18 points, while Cameron Black pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds, dropped in eight points and handed out four assists as the team bowed for the fifth time in the last six outings.
Miami held the visitors to just 31.3 percent shooting from the floor in the first half, including 2-of-9 behind the 3-point line, an effort that allowed the host to take a 35-25 advantage at the break. The RedHawks managed to knock down only 3-of-11 on the perimeter in the period.
In the second half the RedHawks connected on a total of just five field goals, compared to a 13-of-26 effort by the Falcons, but still Miami held on for the victory thanks to a 9-1 advantage at the free-throw line.
Bowling Green hurt itself with a mere 2-of-13 on the perimeter and 4-of-11 at the charity stripe.Game Notes