The win was the first national postseason tournament victory for the Falcons since defeating Tennessee in the National Commissioner's Invitational (NCI) back in 1975. The win also snapped a 10-game postseason losing streak for the Falcons.
"I'm happy for the program in general. I'm happy for the fans that have been loyal BGSU fans and that have followed the men's basketball team specifically for so many decades," head coach Chris Jans said. "I don't care what postseason it is, it's postseason. I thought it was crucial and important for us to end that drought."
BGSU, who played without both Richaun Holmes and Delvin Dickerson due to injuries, had 10 different players log six minutes or more in the contest. Eight of those 10 Falcons' scored at least three points.
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