IUPUI beats Bowling Green 80-66

IUPUI beats Bowling Green 80-66
November 13, 2012, 7:25 pm
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Bowling Green forward A'uston Calhoun (15) drives to the basket past IUPUI forward Lyonell Gaines (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Mitchell Patton had 27 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday, and IUPUI beat Bowling Green 80-66 in an NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game.

Greg Rice scored 21 points for the Jaguars (2-1), and Donovan Gibbs added 10 points and 13 rebounds. Jordan Shanklin added 12 points for IUPUI, which shot 60 percent from the field. Shanklin made all three of his 3-point tries, and Patton was 10 of 15 from outside. Rice made six of his seven shots including both 3-point attempts.

The Jaguars trailed 37-30 late in the first half, but scored the final six points before the break and shot 71 percent after halftime.

Jordon Crawford led the Falcons (1-2) with 24 points. A'uston Calhoun scored 19 for BGSU.

IUPUI lost to No. 5 Michigan 91-54 on Monday night. Bowling Green lost in overtime to Cleveland State, 79-73.