Bowling Green 61, Ball St. 54

A’uston Calhoun had 27 points and nine rebounds, and Dee Brown

hit back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game as Bowling Green

defeated Ball State 61-54 on Wednesday.

Calhoun, who was averaging 13 points per game, hit 11 of 21

shots and was 5 for 6 from the free-throw line. Brown added 12

points for the Falcons (12-11, 6-4 Mid-American), who won their

third straight game for the first time this season.

Jarrod Jones had 14 points and eight rebounds for Ball State

(12-10, 4-6), which has lost five straight games – and four in a

row at home. Aaron Adeoye added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The game was close throughout and featured eight lead changes –

the last of which came with 3 minutes left. Brown hit a 3-pointer

to break a 48-all tie, then came back with another long-range shot

with 2:22 remaining to give the Falcons a 54-48 lead.