MAC/Big Ten Men's Basketball Roundup (Jan. 19): Bowling Green outlasts Western Michigan, 69-64

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Bowling Green 69, Western Michigan 64

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Anthony Henderson scored a career-high 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Bowling Green to a 69-64 comeback win over Western Michigan on Sunday.

Trailing 39-27 at the break, Bowling Green (8-9, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) narrowed the gap midway through the second half and then retook the lead on a Jehvon Clarke 3-pointer that made it 65-64 with 1:33 to play and held Western Michigan scoreless down the stretch. Henderson hit a layup with 15 seconds to go and Richaun Holmes put the game out of reach with a pair of throws.

David Brown led Western Michigan (9-7, 2-2) with 21 points, while Shayne Whittington contributed 18 points and eight rebounds.

No. 14 Iowa 94, Minnesota 73

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Aaron White scored all of his 18 points in the second half and Josh Oglesby added a season-high 17 points as 14th-ranked Iowa blew past Minnesota 94-73 on Sunday.

Devyn Marble had 15 of his 16 points after halftime for the surging Hawkeyes, who moved into third place in the Big Ten behind Michigan State and Michigan.

Iowa (15-3, 4-1 Big Ten) overcame a 10-point deficit with a 29-10 run and outscored the Gophers 53-30 in the second half.

Andre Hollins had a game-high 20 points for Minnesota (14-5, 3-3).

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