MU hit just 32.8 percent overall and was 4-of-22 (18.2%) in a 70-58 loss at Akron. It was a different story Tuesday, however, as the RedHawks knocked off BGSU (19-9, 11-4 MAC) for a second time this season. The Falcons have just four MAC losses.
Miami (15-13, 7-8 MAC) not only shot 48.3 percent from the field overall Tuesday, it connected on 15-of-33 (45.5%) from beyond the arc. Four RedHawks reached double figures, led by Nike Sibande's 20 points. He was held to three points at Akron.
Dalote Brown tallied 15 for MU, while Mekhi Lairy and Jalen Adaway came off the benchto combine for 23 points. The duo hit 9-of-10 shots from the field, including all three 3-point attempts.
Bowling Green, which averages 79.8 ppg (third MAC) was shot 38.1 percent (24-of-62) from the floor and 28.6 percent (8-of-29) on treys.
Demajeo Wiggins and Justin Turner led the Falcons with 14 apiece. Dylan Frye contributed 13, while Daeqwon Plowden chipped in 11.
Bowling Green owned a 21-15 lead midway through the first half, but MU fought back. It twice tied the hosts before taking the lead (34-32) for good at 3:32 on a Darrian Ringo layup.
After taking a 41-35 advantage to the locker room, added another 41 points after intermission.
Miami return to action Friday when it hosts No. 21 Buffalo in an 8 p.m. contest.
Bowling Green also plays Friday (6 p.m.), meeting Kent State in the Falcons final regular season home tilt.