Bowling Green slips past Central Michigan, 76-74, in OT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Anthony Henderson scored eight of his 20 points in overtime, and Jehvon Clarke finished with 18 points to help Bowling Green overcome a season-high 24 turnovers and beat Central Michigan 76-74 on Wednesday night.
After Chris Fowler hit a 3 to give Central Michigan (15-5, 5-4 Mid-American) a 70-69 lead with 1:35 left in overtime, Henderson hit his second 3-pointer of the extra frame.
Two free throws by Fowler tied the game at 72 with 55 seconds remaining, but the Chippewas missed their next three shots and Clarke hit a jumper and Zack Denny made two free throws to seal it.
Richaun Holmes made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 62 and blocked Austin Stewart's layup attempt on the other end to force overtime.
Denny had 12 points, while Holmes and Delvin Dickerson scored 10 apiece for Bowling Green (14-6, 6-3), which made 28 of 52 (53 percent) field goals.
Fowler scored a career-high 42 for Central Michigan, which made just 6 of 30 (20 percent) from 3-point range.