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Bowling Green holds on to beat Eastern Michigan 84-79

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Spencer Parker scored 21 points with a key rebound late, and Bowling Green held off Eastern Michigan's second-half rally for an 84-79 victory on Saturday. The Falcons led 67-49 with 9:43 remaining before Raven Lee scored 20 points of his 29 points during a 28-10 Eastern Michigan run to tie it at 77-all. Antwon Lillard answered for Bowling Green, finishing...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

“I Stand Pretty High With Syracuse,” Safety Evan Foster Talks His Recruitment

Michigan defensive back Evan Foster committed to Bowling Green last June, but then opened up his recruitment in early December. He says Bowling Green is still a possibility for him, but he also really like the Orange. “I stand pretty high with [Syracuse] right now. I think it’s probably going to be about a three or four team race right now, I’m going to say Syracuse, Purdue...
Via Orange Fizz
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse Lands Commitment From 2016 3-Star DB Evan Foster

Evan Foster, a three-star defensive back in the 2016 class, has committed to Syracuse.  Foster, a 6-foot-2, 197-pound prospect out of Michigan, was previously committed to Bowling Green.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Truly blessed to announce I’ll be spending my next 3-4 years at Syracuse university pic.twitter.com/fQRCCCLKew — Evan Foster (@Flash_fos7) January...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Fox's late 3s helps Bowling Green beat W. Michigan 79-78

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Matt Fox made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 53 seconds left to help Bowling Green edge Western Michigan 79-78 on Tuesday night. Fox tied the game at 68-all with 3:45 to play before Western Michigan surged to a 74-70 lead. Ismail Ali scored on a layup and Rasheed Worrell made two free throws to tie it at 74. Tucker Haymond missed two free throws on the ensuing...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky ends UAB's 14-game win streak 69-62

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Aaron Cosby hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Western Kentucky ended UAB's NCAA-leading 14-game winning streak with a 69-62 victory Thursday night. The Hilltoppers never trailed, built a 14-point first-half lead and then hung on in the second half when the Blazers closed to within a point three times. Ben Lawson scored 14 points, Fredrick Edmond...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

“I Was The First Guy SU Contacted, ”Airon Servais Catches Up With The Fizz

Wisconsin offensive lineman Airon Servais swapped a Bowling Green commitment for a Syracuse one when Dino Babers’ staff came to the Hill. For Servais, that decision had a lot to do with SU’s new head coach. “I just had a great relationship with Dino Babers and his staff. I got offered by Bowling Green back in July and one of my buddies who went to my high school last year is...
Via Orange Fizz
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ball State rallies to beat Bowling Green 72-64

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Franko House and Francis Kiapway scored 16 points apiece, and Ball State rallied from 13 down in the second half to beat Bowling Green 72-64 on Tuesday night. The Cardinals (14-8, 5-4 Mid-American Conference) snapped a seven-game skid against Bowling Green (13-9, 4-5), which has lost four straight at home. Zack Denny made four 3-pointers and finished...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky, Brohm agree to 4-year contract extension

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm has agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2019 that boosts his base annual salary from $600,000 to $800,000. Brohm is 20-7 in two years at WKU after last fall's 12-2 finish that included a Conference USA championship, second straight bowl win and No. 24 ranking. He's the only Hilltoppers coach to win 20 games...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Akron hot from 3-point range, tops Bowling Green, 83-68

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Antino Jackson scored 20 points by hitting 6 of 8 from 3-point range and Akron captured its seventh-straight victory to maintain its lead in the Mid-American Conference East Division, knocking off Bowling Green 83-68 Tuesday night. The Zips were 16 of 32 from deep and had 16 assists on 28 made baskets. Bowling Green built an early 11-point lead on Wesley...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green 1,000-Yard Receiver Gehrig Dieter Transferring To Alabama For Final Season

Bowling Green’s passing attack was absolutely prolific in 2015, averaging over 366 yards per game—good for fifth in the country. 6-foot-3 receiver Gehrig Dieter excelled in Dino Babers’ high-octane offense, leading the team with 94 catches and finishing second with 1,033 yards and 10 touchdowns. With one year of elgibility remaining, he is heading to Alabama as a grad transfer...
Via College Spun
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama lands MAC star WR transfer Gehrig Dieter

The rich got a little bit richer on Saturday.National champs Alabama landed Bowling Green grad transfer WR Gehrig Dieter who tweeted out that he's transferring. The 6-3, 207-pound wideout was a go-to receiver for one of the nation's top offenses in 2015. Dieter caught 94 passes for 1,033 yards and 10 TDs. He also ate up Tennessee in the Bowling Green opener going for seven catches...
Via FOX Sports
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Gehrig Dieter to transfer from Bowling Green to Alabama

Gehrig Dieter posted this yesterday… pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 Ever since that he been re-tweeting the news about him transferring to Alabama per the graduate transfer rule. This is a huge get for the Crimson Tide. Dieter had 94 receptions in 2015! 94! He also had 10 receiving TDs! Dieter is a difference maker and will make...
Via The Student Section
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Gehrig Dieter to transfer from Bowling Green to Alabama

Gehrig Dieter posted this yesterday… pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 Ever since that he been re-tweeting the news about him transferring to Alabama per the graduate transfer rule. This is a huge get for the Crimson Tide. Dieter had 94 receptions in 2015! 94! He also had 10 receiving TDs! Dieter is a difference maker and will make...
Via Bloguin Best
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green WR Gehrig Dieter transferring to Alabama

Call it the ultimate upgrade. Bowling Green wide receiver Gehrig Dieter, whose 1,000-yard season surely caught Alabama’s eye, is heading to Tuscaloosa via graduate transfer and available right away. ‘Bama announced the move on their Twitter account Saturday afternoon. pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 With Calvin Ridley emerging...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Maryland adds Ohio HS coach to staff

Last year, Michigan made news by dipping into the high school ranks in Ohio and New Jersey to bolster Jim Harbaugh's football staff. Now former Harbaugh assistant D.J. Durkin reportedly has followed Harbaugh's lead. WKYC in Cleveland reports former Cleveland Benedictine head coach Joe Schaefer is joining Durkin's staff at Maryland. The two are familiar from Schaefer's playing...
Via FOX Sports
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

N Illinois tops Bowling Green, 71-60, keeps pace in MAC West

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaric Armstead scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green, 71-60 Tuesday night to remain a game back in the Mid-American Conference West Division. The Huskies kept pace with MAC West Division leader Ball State, which beat Miami (Ohio), 73-56. The game was the final contest for Northern Illinois against a team from the...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

New Alabama WR Gehrig Dieter Will Wear No. 2 For Crimson Tide

Former Alabama star running back Derrick Henry is off to the NFL after winning both the Heisman Trophy and the national title. Alabama fans can only hope that the next No. 2 accomplishes the same. Thursday, Derek Dieter, the father of Alabama graduate transfer Gehrig Dieter, posted a photo of his son in his new Alabama jersey. He gets No. 2 – Henry’s old digit. Dieter was part...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Old Dominion downs Western Kentucky 59-56 to sweep series

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Trey Freeman scored 26 points on 11-of-27 shooting and Old Dominion beat Western Kentucky 59-56 on Thursday night for the Hilltoppers' third straight loss. Brandan Stith scored 16, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked five shots for the Monarchs (15-11, 8-5 Conference USA), which beat Western Kentucky 68-62 on Jan. 21. Old Dominion shot 42.2 percent from the...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton fuels Buffalo's 88-74 win over Bowling Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Blake Hamilton scored a career-high 24 points, including seven in a late game-changing 16-0 surge that fueled a game-ending 27-6 run and Buffalo defeated Bowling Green 88-74 on Saturday. Lamonte Bearden added 16 points, CJ Massinburg 15 and Willie Conner 14 for the Bulls (15-12, 8-6 Mid-American), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Hamilton also had seven...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green upsets Ohio, 87-82, creates 3-way tie for 2nd

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Wesley Alcegaire and Spencer Parker each scored 20 points and Bowling Green held off a late challenge to post an 87-82 upset victory over Ohio Tuesday night. The Bobcats brought a five-game winning streak into the game and had pulled out of a three-way tie for second place Saturday with a win over Miami. The loss knocked Ohio back into a three-way tie...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons sweep past Ferris State

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University scored five times in the third period to claim a 6-2 victory over Ferris State in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest at the BG Ice Arena Saturday.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
February 28, 2016

Falcons wallop RedHawks

BOWLING GREEN — If Saturday’s contest is the final home game of the season for the Bowling Green State University women, then the scriptwriters got everything right.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
February 28, 2016

Falcons' Jinks has 1st practice outside

BOWLING GREEN — Give new Bowling Green State University football coach Mike Jinks credit: the Texas native did not give in to the weather of northwest Ohio.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
March 01, 2016

Western Kentucky dominates Southern Mississippi 75-60

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Aaron Cosby made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points as Western Kentucky beat Southern Mississippi 75-60 on Thursday night. Cosby was 8 of 16 from the floor. Fredrick Edmond added 14 points and six rebounds for the Hilltoppers, who shot 52 percent (27 of 52) from the field and outrebounded the Golden Eagles 33-20, with 10 on the offensive end. Western...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Bearden lead Buffalo past Bowling Green, 87-83

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Lamonte Bearden and Blake Hamilton scored 20 points apiece - and grabbed five rebounds each - to help Buffalo defeat Bowling Green 87-83 on Friday night. Ismail Ali converted a 3-point play to put Bowling Green (14-17, 5-13 Mid-American Conference) up five with 4:41 to play. Bearden hit a 3 and, after a dunk by Antwon Lillard on the other end, Nick Perkins...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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