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February 14, 2006 by 1617ball
It was a rivalry game. The crowd was on the refs like photographers on Britney. BG's coach was jabbering like his mentor Bobby Knight. One of the BG players got a technical foul. People kept falling to the ground as the result of tough playing and jockeying for position. One player even came out from under the basket with a faceful of blood after fouling the ballhandler.

I think I've made my point.

What was so interesting about this game was that after following and rooting for Toledo all ...
February 13, 2006 by 1617ball
FACTS & STATS: Site: John F. Savage Hall (9,000) -- Toledo, Ohio. Television: None. Home Record: BGSU 5-5, Toledo 10-2. Away Record: BGSU 4-5, Toledo 2-7. Neutral Record: BGSU 0-3, Toledo 0-0. Conference Record: BGSU 5-7, Toledo 5-8. Series Record: Toledo leads, 79-74.

GAME NOTES: Tonight from the John F. Savage Hall, the Toledo Rockets will host the Bowling Green Falcons in a Mid-American Conference battle. After losing two straight contests, the Rockets have won back-to-back games over Cent...
February 9, 2006 by 1617ball
Bowling Green, OH -- Martin Samarco netted 20 points to lead Bowling Green past the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 73-71, as the Falcons survived a furious rally by their Mid-American Conference rivals.

Carlos Medlock, who finished with a game-high 22 points, keyed a 22-9 run over the final seven minutes for Eastern Michigan, but missed on the potential tying shot at the end of regulation.

Bowling Green (9-13, 5-7 MAC) snapped a three-game losing streak, receiving 17 points from Steven Wright an...
January 30, 2006 by 1617ball
Romeo Travis added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Zips (15-4, 8-1 MAC), who won for the 10th time in their past 11 outings. Nick Dials put forth 13 points and eight assists in the win, while Cedrick Middleton chipped in with 11 points.

Martin Samarco led the way for Bowling Green (8-11, 4-5) with a game-high 26 points behind 6-of-12 shooting from long range. Steven Wright turned in 21 points and eight assists off the bench, while Matt Lefeld had 12 points in the losing cause.

Akron s...