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Published: Friday, 2/8/2013

BG rallies to beat Anthony Wayne 57-56


BOWLING GREEN - Bowling Green prevented Anthony Wayne from clinching at least a share of the Northern Lakes League title tonight as the Bobcats clawed their way to a dramatic 57-56 victory.

Bowling Green trailed the Generals from early in the second quarter on before rallying late to prevent Anthony Wayne from celebrating its first championship since 1998.

Senior guard Andrew Herringshaw came up with a steal and then scored to give the Bobcats a 54-52 lead with 2:39 left. Herringshaw then nailed a free throw with 07.4 seconds left to give BG a one-point lead.

Anthony Wayne's Matt Fox, who finished with 15 points, then missed a shot just before the buzzer.

Herringshaw, who also nailed three 3 pointers, finished with 16 points.

Bowling Green senior Vitto Brown, who will play at the University of Wisconsin, finished with a double-double. Brown scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Brown, who also had four blocks, had a key offensive rebound and putback that tied it at 56 with 55 seconds left.

Sophomore LaMonta Stone scored 11 points for Bowling Green (10-9 overall). The Bobcats remained in contention with a 7-4 record in the NLL.

But Anthony Wayne (15-3) is still in the driver's seat with a 9-2 NLL record.

Anthony Wayne senior Mark Donnal, who will play at the University of Michigan, paced his team with 15 points and eight rebounds. Anthony Wayne senior Ose Omofoma finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.

In an earlier January match up, the Generals got off to a quick start and then held off the Bobcats 58-52 at home.

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