Minnoy scores 18 as Cent. Mich. beats Bowling Green 81-77 in OT

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP)—Nate Minnoy scored 18 points—including the layup that sent it into overtime—as Central Michigan held off Bowling Green to win, 81-77, Wednesday night.

Central Michigan (10-11, 5-4 Mid-American) opened the game with a 16-2 run. But Bowling Green (10-11, 5-4) narrowed the Chippewas’ lead to 33-32 at halftime, setting up a wild second half that saw 11 lead changes.

Minnoy scored five points in overtime as Central Michigan used free throw shooting to keep the lead throughout the period.

Marko Spica scored 16 points, Giordan Watson had 12 points and Eddie Spencer had 10 for Central Michigan.

Nate Miller led Bowling Green with 20 points. Brian Moten had 17 and Joe Jakubowski added 13 for the Falcons.

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 Cent. Michigan
Nate Minnoy Nate Minnoy
6-8,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Bowling Green
Nate Miller Nate Miller
8-19,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists

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