OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Zack Denny and Richaun Holmes combined to score 32 points as Bowling Green collected a win at Miami (Ohio) for the first time in five years, 62-57 on Saturday.
The Redhawks beat Bowling Green at Oxford four straight times.
The Falcons (19-8, 11-5) came into the game as a co-leader of the Mid-American Conference East Division with Kent State. More importantly, the win keeps Bowling Green among the top four teams in conference, which would earn a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
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Chris Bryant scored a layup with 2:23 left to give the Redhawks (12-17, 7-9) a 51-50 lead, but Denny answered with a 3-pointer to put Bowling Green ahead for good, 53-51 with just over two minutes left.
Denny finished with 17 points and Holmes added 15 while Bowling Green converted 19 of 23 attempts from the free throw line.