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Published: Sunday, 12/11/2005

Second-half run lifts BGSU women to road victory

MIAMI - A 16-1 run early in the second half helped Bowling Green State University's women's basketball team to a 67-56 victory over Florida International University last night.

Bowling Green is 7-0, the best start in school history.

The Falcons trailed 28-26 at halftime. With the score tied 31-31, Lindsey Goldsberry hit a 3-pointer that started the 16-1 run.

Ali Mann had seven of the Falcons' points during that spurt.

Kate Achter led BGSU with 20 points. She was 10-for-13 from the free throw line.

Mann added 16 points, and Carin Horne had 12.

"That was an unbelievable performance," BGSU coach Curt Miller said. "We played a gutty second half. We stepped up and made shots. [FIU] is a quality basketball team that has won 82 percent of their home games over the last 20 years. No one comes in here and beats this team, and I can't be more proud of our kids for gutting it out. That was a great win for us."

Lasma Jekabsone had 17 points to lead Florida International (4-3).

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