Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Bowling Green 57
(9-13, 1-10 away)
Northern Illinois 41
(5-16, 3-7 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (IL)
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Bowling Green 30 27 57
Northern Illinois 15 26 41
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Bowling Green A Calhoun 15 A Calhoun 12 J Crawford 3
Northern Illinois A Nader 12 A Nader 8 D Balls 2

Bowling Green pounded Northern Illinois 57-41 in MAC action on a night when the Huskies shot just 27% from the floor. Bowling Green took a commanding 30-15 lead at halftime and never looked back. A`uston Calhoun secured a double-double in the win including a game-high 15 points and 12 rebounds. Richaun Holmes also had a good outing, scoring a season-high 11 points and adding five rebounds. For the Huskies, Keith Gray finished with four points and three rebounds. Next up for Bowling Green (9-13, 4-5 MAC) is Ohio (16-6, 7-1 MAC) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

Bowling Green Game Notes

  • Bowling Green started 9-13 during the 2005 and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • BGSU beat the spread by 13.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Falcons have beaten the spread.
  • The top two scorers (A`uston Calhoun and Richaun Holmes) accounted for 45.6% of the points.
  • A`uston Calhoun accounted for 35.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • A`uston Calhoun has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 18 times in 22 games this season.
  • A`uston Calhoun recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • A`uston Calhoun has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • A`uston Calhoun recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 9th of his career.
  • Luke Kraus had a career high with 3 three-pointers.

Northern Illinois Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Abdel Nader and Darrell Bowie) accounted for 43.9% of the points.
  • Abdel Nader has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 7 times in 21 games this season.
  • Abdel Nader has 3 straight double-digit point games.
BGSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+A`uston Calhoun3315123110
ARichaun Holmes201150030
BLuke Kraus32951101
BChauncey Orr29752302
C+Cameron Black21431010
CJordon Crawford33223404
C-A. Henderson11300000
-Craig Sealey8400001
-James Erger9210102
-Jehvon Clarke3000000
NIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
C+Keith Gray12430000
C+Abdel Nader261280005
CKevin Gray19360000
CMike Davis15321101
CA. Christian8320000
CDarrell Bowie28630102
C-Aksel Bolin25351002
C-J.J. Cravatta19510001
D+Daveon Balls25212101
-Sam Mader8020101
DTravon Baker14000201

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