BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Scott Thomas scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Bowling Green to a 73-61 win over Ohio on Wednesday night.
The Falcons (8-10, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) shot 48.1 percent from the floor (13 of 27) in the opening half, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range (57.1 percent) to take a 34-29 lead at halftime.
Bowling Green increased its lead in the second half, converting 14 of 26 from the field (53.8 percent) and hitting 8 of 9 from the free-throw line.
A'uston Calhoun scored 15 points and Luke Kraus added 12 for the Falcons, who have won five of their last six games. Torain Oglesby added a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
The Bobcats (8-10, 1-3) never led by more than one and were outscored in the paint 32-22, while committing 17 turnovers.
D.J. Cooper led Ohio with 18 points, Nick Kellogg added 13, Ivo Baltic 11 and Tommy Freeman 10.