Caldwell, Bowling Green pound Lourdes 97-56
Dec. 29, 2017
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Rodrick Caldwell scored 15 points and Bowling Green cruised in its final nonconference game, defeating NAIA Lourdes 97-56 on Thursday.
Demajeo Wiggins and Justin Turner had 11 points apiece and Dylan Frye and Daeqwon Plowden 10 each for the Falcons (9-4).
Bryce McComb led the Gray Wolves, who used the game as an exhibition, with 10 points.
Frye had a 3-pointer and a layup and scored 7 points in a 17-0 run that gave the Falcons control midway through the first half. Nelly Cummings had a 4-point play to cap the run that made it 27-10.
Bowling Green, which led 48-22 at the half, shot 56 percent (29 of 52) with nine 3-pointers. The Falcons were 17 of 23 at the foul line and had a 44-21 rebounding advantage, which led to a 20-point difference on points in the paint.
Lourdes shot 33 percent (18 of 54) with nine treys but went 4 of 7 at the foul line.