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Bowling Green beats Eastern Michigan in OT

Bowling Green beats Eastern Michigan in OT
Posted at 8:50 PM, Feb 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-10 20:59:17-05

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Demajeo Wiggins had 17 points and 15 rebounds -- his 10th double-double of the season -- and Matt Fox scored 12 points, including a critical 3-pointer, and Bowling Green beat Eastern Michigan 70-63 in overtime on Saturday.

Dylan Frye also scored 12 points and Justin Turner added 10, including five after regulation, for Bowling Green (15-10, 6-6 Mid-American Conference).

After Eastern Michigan's Elijah Minnie missed the front end of a 1-and-1, Bowling Green's Matt Fox hit an NBA-range 3-pointer from the right wing to make it 60-all with 6.4 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. The Eagles (14-11, 5-7), who never trailed in regulation, made just 1 of 12 from the field, while the Falcons made 10-of-13 free throws, in overtime.

Elijah Minnie scored 17 points for EMU. James Thompson IV, who fouled out in the first minute of OT, had 10 points and 11 rebounds -- his 17th double-double of the season.