No. 25 Bowling Green 78, Ball St. 67
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) _ Lori Albers and Talita Scott scored 14 points each Tuesday to lead No. 25 Bowling Green to a 78-67 victory over Ball State in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
Bowling Green (24-3) will meet Kent in the semifinals Friday. Kent beat Miami, Ohio, 74-65.
Ball State (6-20) led 31-26 with 5:05 left in the first half, when Bowling Green scored six straight points to take the lead for good at 32-31.
Bowling Green led 38-35 at halftime and by as many as 21 points in the second half.
Dianne McConnell led Ball State with 26 points. Jaimie Lehotsky had 14 points and Belinda Kunczt added 12.
Michelle Shade and Jenny Kulics each scored 11 points for Bowling Green.