BOWIE, MD. – In its first official game action of the 2022-23 season, the Bowie State men’s basketball team (1-0) used a strong second half to defeat the Frostburg State Bobcats (0- 1) in the last drink of opening day at the Bowie State Tip-Off Classic on Friday night in a packed AC Jordan Arena, 94-79.

After leading by just two at halftime, 39-37, the Bulldogs outscored the Bobcats 55-42 in the second half for their first win of the season.

The Bulldogs shot 63% from the floor in the second half, which included marks from 12 different players in the final 20 minutes. Additionally, Bowie State controlled points in the paint, 34-14, and fast breaks, 14-4 in the second half.

Four different Bulldogs hit double numbers that day, led by Marc Bradshaw with 19 points on 7 of 12 shooting. Kyree Freeman Davis added 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting as Warren Mouganda connected 7 of 9 from the free throw line to accompany 15 pints – he was 4 of 5 from the field. Caleb Johnson rounded out Bowie State’s double-digit tally with 13 points and a pair of rebounds, assists and steals. He was perfect from the 3-point line (2-2), connecting 4 of 7 goals and 3 of 4 shots from the boards.

In addition, Antoine Charpentier and Joel Webb tied for a team record in total rebounds with seven apiece.

Bowie State will conclude the Peak Classic with a 16-hour game against East Stroudsburg on Saturday, Nov. 12 at AC Jordan Arena.

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