BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Spencer Parker hit for 20 points to lead Bowling Green to a 74-62 win over Western Kentucky Monday night.
Parker, who made 5 of 7 from the floor, led four Falcons in double figures. Richaun Holmes scored 18; Craig Sealey added 13 and Anthony Henderson chipped in 12 as Bowling Green (3-4) held off the Hilltoppers (4-3), who were paced by T.J. Price's 24 points.
Bowling Green was 45.5 percent from beyond the arc, while limiting Western Kentucky to 34.4 percent from the field, including 8 of 26 from the 3-point line.
The Falcons were up by two at the half, but used a 15-point run at the start of the second to take control of the contest. Western cut the lead to 9 with 1:06 left on Price's long 3-pointer, but were forced to foul and Bowling Green made 3 of 4 free throws to ice it.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
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