Central Arkansas squeaks past Bowling Green 67-65

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CONWAY, Ark (AP)—Brian Marks tipped in game-winning points at the buzzer as Central Arkansas defeated Bowling Green 67-65 on Saturday.

UCA (6-4) did not get the lead over the Falcons (4-5) until the 1:20 mark in the second half.

Brian Moten, who led the Falcons with 18 points, missed a three-point attempt.

Marks turned the ball, and UCA?s Mike Pouncy fouled Bowling Green’s Nate Miller, who then sank both free throws to tie the game at 65.

UCA called a timeout. Marcus Pillow, who finished with 17 points, drove the lane and missed a jumper. Chris Brown kept the ball alive with a tip-in on the right side but also missed. Marks then made a tip-in with 0.2 seconds left. UCA’s Brooks Taylor shot a career-high 22 points.

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 Bowling Green
Brian Moten Brian Moten
6-14,  18 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Central Arkansas
Brooks Taylor Brooks Taylor
4-9,  22 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

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