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The Falcons responded to that tough love by knocking off the Chippewas 67-55 Wednesday night at Stroh Center. BG (22-3) won its eighth consecutive game and moved into a tie with CMU for the best record in the Mid-American Conference at 12-1.
Jennifer Halfhill finished with 18 points to lead BG. Jill Stein had 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Alexis Rogers scored 10.
Niki DiGuilio scored 15 points to lead Central Michigan (16-9), which also got 14 from Crystal Bradford and 12 from Jas’Mine Bracey.
Neither team led by more than four points in the first 13 minutes of the opening half. BG used a 12-5 run in the final seven minutes to lead 29-26 at the break. READ MORE.
The University of Toledo women’s basketball team stretched its winning streak to a season-high four games Wednesday night with an 80-73 victory over Eastern Michigan.
Inma Zanoguera paced four Rockets (13-11, 8-5 Mid-American Conference) with a game-high 24 points. She was 10-of-13 from the field, including 2-of-3 from 3-point range, to top the 20-point barrier for a fifth time this season.
Andola Dortch and Brianna Jones added 14 points each while Janelle Reed-Lewis had 11. READ MORE.