Parker’s basket downs Falcons, BG drops to 2-2 overall

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern’s T.J. Parker hit a game winning layup with seven seconds left Saturday and finished with 15 points as Northwestern nipped Bowling Green 62-60.

Parker dribbled the length of the court and went around the Bowling Green defense for his game-winner. It came right after Bowling Green’s Ronald Lewis was called for traveling with 15 seconds left.

Jabari Mattox hit a 3-pointer to give Bowling Green a 60-59 lead with 34 seconds left.

John Reimold hit a three-pointer with 2:57 left to give Bowling Green a 57-56 lead, but Aaron Jennings split a pair of free throws to tie the game at 57.

Kevin Netter led Bowling Green in scoring with 20 points. Reimold finished with 17 points before fouling out with 48 seconds left. He hit 5-of-6 three-pointers.

Jennings and freshman Jimmy Maley had 13 points each for Northwestern.