Scores

Final

Toledo 73

(25-5, 13-4 MAC)

Cent Michigan 69

(10-19, 3-14 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 4, 2014

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    1 2 T
    TOL 37 3673
    CMU 32 3769

    Top Performers

    Toledo: J. Weatherspoon 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Central Michigan: C. Fowler 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Toledo holds on for 73-69 win over C. Michigan

    Associated Press

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- J.D. Weatherspoon and Justin Drummond combined for 32 points as Toledo held on for a 73-69 victory over Central Michigan Tuesday night.

    Toledo held a comfortable 69-59 lead with 3:18 remaining following a layup by Drummond, who finished with 15 points. Braylon Rayson and John Simons nailed two straight 3-point jumpers and Chris Fowler made a layup with 55 seconds left as Central Michigan pulled within two, 69-67. Nathan Boothe made two free throws, but Simons answered with a layup with 7 seconds left. Drummond then made two free throws to seal the victory.

    Toledo (25-5, 13-4 Mid-American Conference) remains atop the conference's west division, one game ahead of Western Michigan, which it defeated in overtime 96-85 Saturday.

    Witherspoon had 17 points and Julius Brown added 12 with four assists for Toledo.

    Fowler had 15 points, Austin Stewart added 14 and Rayson had 13 for Central Michigan (10-19, 3-14).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOL
    CMU
    Points 73 69
    FG Made-Attempted 27-50 (.540) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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