Mid-American Conference Tournament Recaps
(Monday, March 11th)
Final Score: Miami-Ohio 63, Bowling Green 52
Bowling Green, OH (Sports Network) - Jon Harris led all scorers with 14 points as the 11th-seeded Miami-Ohio RedHawks upset the sixth-seeded Bowling Green Falcons, 63-52, in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at the Stroh Center.
Reggie Johnson came off the bench to score 12 points for Miami (9-21), which had lost its previous nine games. Will Felder added 11 points for the visitors.
For BGSU (13-19), A'uston Calhoun, Jordon Crawford and Chauncey Orr all netted 10 points.
Despite getting outshot from the field in the first half, 48 percent to 40.7 percent, Miami went into intermission with a 34-31 lead after shooting 6-of-10 from 3-point range in the opening 20 minutes.
The RedHawks began the second half on a 9-0 run to extend their lead to 12. The Falcons battled back to make their deficit just two, 49-47, with under five minutes remaining, but Miami would never let them get any closer, and it shot 8-of-8 from the foul line in the final 1:01 to seal its fate.
Miami will take on Eastern Michigan in the second round.
03/11 21:26:32 ET