KENT, Ohio -- A 27-point night by Chris Evans helped Kent State to a 77-75 win as the Golden Flashes escaped a scare from Division II Fairmont State on Sunday night at the M.A.C. Center.
The Golden Flashes watched a 17-point lead with 10 minutes to play shrink to just two in the closing seconds. A three-point bid to win by Fairmont State's Isaac Thornton missed with two seconds remaining and Bryson Pope sealed the win with a rebound just before the buzzer.
By EVAN MEYER
AKRON, OHIO – Akron Zips head coach Keith Dambrot picked up his 300th win as a collegiate head coach as his team registered its fourth consecutive victory, defeating a game bunch of Princeton Tigers, 62-58, Sunday night before an enthusiastic crowd of 3,392 at Rhodes Arena
By MIKE SMITH
OXFORD, Ohio – Trailing 55-54, the Miami RedHawks reeled off 15 unanswered points to take command on the way to an 84-67 win over the Wilmington College Quakers Sunday at Millett Hall. Guards Allen Roberts and Reggie Johnson led MU (5-6) with 16 points apiece as the RedHawks placed five players in double figures.
By JACK CARLE
Sentinel Sports Editor
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Not only did the 14-member senior class of the Bowling Green Falcons have to deal with a frustrating 29-20 loss to San Jose State in Thursday’s Military Bowl, it was also the last time they would be together as teammates.
The majority of the seniors were members of Dave Clawson’s first recruiting class at Bowling Green. The seniors have been through some rough times before this season when they produced eight victories and a bowl game.
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Toledo returned from a three-week break to register a 74-55 home win over UIC (9-4). The win was the Rockets' second straight victory. Junior G Rian Pearson led UT with 24 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. He also tied his career high with five assists and added a team-high three steals.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Ohio football picked up its second straight bowl win on Friday afternoon, posting a dominating 45-14 victory over the University of Louisiana-Monroe in the 2012 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl. The Bobcat offense exploded in the win, amassing a bowl-record 556 total yards and setting multiple additional Independence Bowl records in the process.
AKRON, Ohio – Zeke Marshall and Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell were imposing figures at both ends of the court as they powered the Akron Zips to their third straight victory, an 83-68 win against the visiting Texas Southern Tigers, Thursday night at James A. Rhodes arena.
Marshall led the Zips with 21 points, eight rebounds and five blocked shots while Treadwell had 18 points and 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double.
By JACK CARLE
Sentinel Sports Editor
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Defensively, Bowling Green played well enough to win the Military Bowl Thursday at RFK Stadium. The Falcons’ offense was a different story and San Jose State took advantage of Bowling Green’s struggles on the way to a 29-20 victory.
“We’re obviously disappointed with the outcome of today’s game. We just made too many mistakes,’’ BG head coach Dave Clawson said. ‘’We didn’t make enough plays on offense. We didn’t generate enough yards. We didn’t generate points. At some point, you have to score points to win games.
DETROIT – Quarterback Ryan Radcliff threw a perfect strike to senior receiver Cody Wilson midway through the fourth quarter and Central Michigan’s defense got a late fourth down stop to lead the Chippewas to a 24-21 victory over Western Kentucky (7-6) to win the 2012 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
EL PASO, Texas – Two Central Michigan players grabbed double-digit rebounding totals as the Chippewas out-rebounded Arkansas-Pine Bluff 50-34 to run away with a 62-45 victory in the third-place game of the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational.