Bowlinggrn 19 24 43
Wrightst 26 20 46
Date of game: 12/29/2013

Recap: Wright State vs. Bowling Green

Dayton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - AJ Pacher tallied 14 points and nine rebounds, helping the Wright State Raiders edge out the Bowling Green Falcons, 46-43, at the Nutter Center.

Pacher shot 5-of-9 from the field for the Raiders (8-7). Miles Dixon contributed 13 points on 5-of-9 from the floor.

Richaun Holmes logged a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Falcons (6-6). Spencer Parker scored 11 points on 5-of-11 from the floor.

Both teams struggled to find an offensive rhythm in the first half, with Wright State shooting 37.9 percent from the field to Bowling Green's 36.4 percent. The Raiders claimed a 26-19 lead at halftime.

The Falcons improved in the second half to shoot 52.9 percent from the field with the Raiders still struggling at 35 percent. A late surge by the Falcons got them within two, with 1:46 left to play, but the Raiders were able to hold them off and never surrendered the lead in the second half.

The Raiders missed all 13 attempts from 3-point range, but were able to rely on getting points in the paint, where they outscored the Falcons 30-18. Bowling Green committed 21 turnovers and got just one point from its bench in the low-scoring affair.

Game Notes

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Niners place rookie LB Borland on IR

San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland will miss the final two games of the season because of an ankle injury.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

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