Sunday, March 2, 2003
Miami ambushed by Bowling Green
But RedHawks keep first place in East division
The Associated Press
BOWLING GREEN - Kevin Netter scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half as Bowling Green rallied from a four-point first-half deficit to beat Miami of Ohio 51-48 on Saturday.
Netter was 6-of-8 from the field and 10-of-14 from the foul line and led the Falcons (11-14, 7-9 Mid-American Conference) with eight rebounds.
The Falcons outscored Miami (13-12, 11-5) 27-11 in the first 13:46 of the second half to take a 44-33 lead. Miami pulled to within 48-47 with 13 seconds left, but Gene Seals missed a free throw that would have tied the game and Cole Magner sealed the game with two free throws with a second remaining.
Bowling Green shot 57 percent from the field in the second half, 9-of-16, while holding Miami to 35 percent, 8-of-23. Both teams made just six baskets in the first half with Bowling Green shooting 38 percent to 33 percent for Miami.
Chet Mason scored 14 points to lead Miami. He had eight points in the first half to help the RedHawks take their biggest lead of the game, 21-14, with 1:54 to go.
Juby Johnson scored nine points and Josh Hausfeld had eight for Miami. John Reimond had nine points for Bowling Green.
The victory gave Dan Dakich (100-71) his 100th win at Bowling Green in six years with the Falcons.
Team rebounds - 2.
Team rebounds - 1.
3-pointers - MU 4-24 (Johnson 0-7, Seals 0-1, Hausfeld 0-4, Mason 2-5, Drake 1-3, Williams 1-3), BG 3-16 (Reimold 0-4, Lewis 0-1, Ryan 1-4, Magner 2-6, Moss 0-1). Technicals - None. Officials - Lickliter, Clark, Sauder. Attendance - 3,309.
Ohio 70, Marshall 65
Bowling Green 51, Miami 48
Cent. Michigan 106, E. Michigan 89
N. Illinois 85, Toledo 75
W. Michigan 86, Ball St. 74
Akron 85, Kent St. 70
Huggins: Sweet 16 possible
Women: Saint Louis 69, UC 63
Waugh, Piipari put on Senior Day show
Xavier keeps winning the close ones
West, Boothe win awards
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No. 2 Kentucky 74, No. 21 Georgia 66
St. John's 72, No. 6 Duke 71
Maryland's Williams gets No. 500
Hoosiers' tourney starts now
Hoosier fans still rooting for Bob Knight
Arizona wins another Pac-10 title for Olson
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Reds 8, Pirates 3
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Vaughn more comfortable as Met this season
Indoor baseball facility a hit in Louisville
Karros starting over with Cubs
Brown and Dreifort back on mound for Dodgers
BENGALS / NFL
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Ambrose signs with Saints
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Prep hoops playoffs
Unmatched Woods adds another title
Lickliter holds on in second tour victory
Ducks streak snapped
After smacking Ruiz, Jones ponders future
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