Scores

Final

Ohio 78

(21-8, 12-2 MAC)

Bowling Green 65

(12-17, 6-8 MAC)

Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

12:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
OHIO 39 3978
BGSU 33 3265

Top Performers

Ohio: R. Keely 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Bowling Green: A. Calhoun 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Blk

Ohio 78, Bowling Green 65

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Reggie Keely scored 21 points and Ohio clinched a top-two seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament by defeating Bowling Green 78-65 Saturday.

The Bobcats (21-8, 12-2) set a new school record for league wins during a 16-game MAC schedule in capturing their first victory at Bowling Green since 2007. Ohio also posted a program-record 50 wins over the past two seasons.

The Bobcats led by 13 in the first half, but the Falcons (12-17, 6-8) surged ahead 40-39 with 17:13 left. Ohio pulled away with a 10-2 run, then maintained a five-point cushion.

Nick Kellogg added 16 points and Walter Offutt 12. D.J. Cooper had 10 points, including two 3-pointers to tie for first all-time at Ohio (259). Cooper's six assists gave him 907 for 12th place on the NCAA Division I list.

A'uston Calhoun's 24 points led Bowling Green, which also lost to the Bobcats 72-63 on Feb. 9.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OHIO
BGSU
Points 78 65
FG Made-Attempted 32-61 (.525) 24-50 (.480)
3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 3-13 (.231)
FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 14-16 (.875)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 5

2012-13 Season

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