Miami (Ohio) 50, Bowling Green 45

BY foxsports • March 6, 2009

Michael Bramos had 23 points and scored the last five points on free throws in overtime for Miami (Ohio), leading the RedHawks to a 50-45 victory over Bowling Green on Thursday night. A layup by Antonio Ballard and two Adam Fletcher free throws had given Miami (17-11, 10-5 Mid-American Conference), a 45-43 lead midway through the overtime. Bramos hit the second of two foul shots with 1:22 left to swell the lead to 46-43, then hit two more with 17 seconds left to put the RedHawks up, 48-45. He then closed the scoring with two more free throws with 8 seconds remaining. Nate Miller had 12 points and 16 rebounds for the Falcons (17-12, 10-5). Bowling Green's Scott Thomas had forced the overtime by hitting a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game at 40. Tyler Dierkers added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the RedHawks.

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