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Published: Sunday, 2/14/2010

Bowling Green edges Miami


BOWLING GREEN — Erik Marschall scored 17 points and Bowling Green rallied to defeat Miami (Ohio) 67-64 on Sunday.

The Falcons (13-11, 6-6 Mid-American Conference) trailed 33-27 at halftime, but shot 56.5 percent from the field in the second half (13 of 23), ending the Red Hawks' five-game winning streak.

Bowling Green scored the first 14 points after halftime, building a 41-33 lead on Joe Jakubowski's 3 with 15:23 to play.

The Red Hawks (11-14, 8-4) reclaimed the lead, 49-47, on Julian Mavunga's jumper with 8:57 remaining and built it to four on Adam Fletcher's jumper less than a minute later.

After a Dee Brown 3 and a Miami turnover, Marschall's layup gave Bowling Green the lead for good, 52-51, with 6:11 left.

The Falcons sealed the win with an 8 of 10 effort from the foul line in the final minute.

Nick Winbush had a double-double for Miami with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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