Bowling Green 87, Valparaiso 70
Dee Brown scored 20 points and Scott Thomas tallied a
double-double, leading Bowling Green past Valparaiso 87-70 on
Joe Jakubowski added 19 points and Erik Marschall had 17 for the
Falcons (14-12), who shot 54.5 percent from the floor (30-for-55).
The Crusaders finished at 46.4 percent from the field
Thomas scored 12 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds for
Bowling Green, while Otis Polk chipped in 11 points.
Brown’s jumper early in the game helped push the Falcons to a
9-0 run to start things. They stretched the lead to 25-8 midway
through the first half and were never threatened.
Bowling Green led by 25 points at halftime and held on despite
being outscored 46-38 by the Crusaders in the second.
Brandon McPherson paced the Crusaders (15-15) with 16