Fowler, Central Michigan overcomes Bowling Green 77-65

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Fowler scored 27 points, Braylon Rayson added 19 and Central Michigan rolled to a 77-65 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.

Rayshawn Simmons contributed 10 points for Central Michigan, which led by double figures throughout the second half and has won three straight games. The Chippewas (12-9, 5-3 Mid-American Conference) outshot Bowling Green behind the arc, hitting 9 of 22 while holding the Falcons to just 2 of 12.

Early in the game, Bowling Green twice edged into the lead with buckets from Rasheed Worrell before Central Michigan took control for good with an 8-0 burst sparked by Fowler's back-to-back jumpers to make it 14-7. Central Michigan took a 41-30 advantage into intermission and protected it the rest of the way.

Spencer Parker paced Bowling Green with 13 points. Worrell added 12 and Zack Denny had 11 for the Falcons.

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