Clark leads Duquesne past Bowling Green 76-65

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PITTSBURGH (AP)—Bill Clark scored 21 points and led a 9-0 run that gave Duquesne the lead for good midway through the second half of a 76-65 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday.

Clark hit a driving layup and a 3-pointer—he was 4-of-5 beyond the arc— on successive possessions as Duquesne (9-4) turned a 41-35 deficit into a 44-41 lead. Damian Saunders finished the run with a layup and had 16 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots.

Aaron Jackson added 15 points and nine assists and had three baskets during a later 11-0 run that made it 64-49 with 4:30 remaining. Duquesne won its fourth in a row, outrebounding the Falcons 37-27.

Darryl Clements scored 20 points, Joe Jakubowski had 12 and Otis Polk had 10 for Bowling Green (6-6), which had won three of its previous four.

The Dukes have won nine games by the end of December for the second successive season after not previously doing so since the 1968-69 season.

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Darryl Clements Darryl Clements
8-12,  20 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
Bill Clark Bill Clark
8-14,  21 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists

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