Bowling Green 63, Howard 48
Scott Thomas scored 14 points as Bowling Green pulled away from
Howard for a 63-48 victory Friday night in the season opener for
In their first regular-season game in the new Stroh Center after
playing 51 years at Anderson Arena, the Falcons jumped out to a
13-0 lead. The Bison used a 15-5 run to make it 18-15 with 2:57 to
go in the first half, but Bowling Green took a 26-17 lead into the
After Howard again cut the margin to three, at 26-23 with 16:56
to go, the Falcons went on a 9-2 run to push the lead into double
Jordon Crawford and Craig Sealey added 13 points apiece for
Bowling Green, which avenged a 54-52 loss last year in the only
other meeting between the schools.
Mike Phillips was the only Bison player in double figures,
scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.