Bowling Green, OH (Sports Network) - Jordon Crawford knocked down 5-of-10 attempts from beyond the arc on his way to a game-high 26 points as the Bowling Green Falcons defeated the Detroit Titans, 70-65, in a non-conference bout at the Stroh Center.
Crawford finished 9-of-16 from the floor for Bowling Green (3-3), which picked up its second win a row. Chauncey Orr pulled down a team-best seven rebounds while Cameron Black made his presence known on the defensive end with three blocks and the same numbers of steals.
Ray McCallum paced Detroit (2-3) with 25 points and seven rebounds. Nick Minnerath went 9-of-11 at the free throw line to net 17 points and Doug Anderson scored 10 points in the Titans' second consecutive loss.
Black recorded his first steal soon after the jump and pushed it up to Orr for a layup to give BGSU an early advantage. The Falcons extended the lead to as many as 14 by shooting 56.5 percent from the floor before halftime. Detroit battled back and went into the intermission trailing 34-30 by converting 14- of-17 at the charity stripe in the opening 20 minutes.
The visitors continued to fight back after the break. McCallum gave Detroit its first and only lead of the game with a dunk at the 13:55 mark of the second half. Crawford answered with a three-pointer on the ensuing possession and the Falcons never trailed again. BGSU's bench scored 13 points in the second half while the Titans' reserves contributed just two.
Detroit struggled from distance the entire contest and finished with only three makes on 17 attempts from beyond the arc. BGSU connected on 9-of-22 attempts from three-point range.