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Published: 12/28/2011

Duquesne fends off BGSU for 86-76 win

ASSOCIATED PRESS

PITTSBURGH — B.J. Monteiro scored 28 points to lead Duquesne over Bowling Green 86-76 on Wednesday night.

Monteiro was 11 of 14 from the field for the Dukes (8-5), who finished shooting 52.5 percent (31 of 59). It was Duquesne’s fourth straight win against the Falcons.

Bowling Green shot 53.6 percent from the field (30 of 56), but it turned it over 18 times. Duquesne scored 22 points off those turnovers. The Dukes proved significantly more efficient than the Falcons, turning it over seven times, while dishing out 24 assists.

T.J. McConnell added 20 points and Sean Johnson chipped in 16 for the Dukes, who outscored Bowling Green 20-6 on the fastbreak.

Duquesne trailed 52-51 before going on a 12-4 run to push its lead to nine points, 64-55, on McConnell’s 3-pointer with 12 minutes remaining.

A’uston Calhoun had 24 points and Scott Thomas 20 to lead Bowling Green (6-6).



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