Toledo vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 84, Toledo 81


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Deon Mitchell and Seth Tuttle scored a combined 48 points and Northern Iowa held off Toledo 84-81 in overtime Wednesday night.

Mitchell was 8 of 11 from the field with 27 points. Tuttle was 6 of 9 from the field, with 21 points. He also had a team-high 10 rebounds. Marc Sonnen added 11 points for the Panthers (2-0).

Northern Iowa had a 41-38 lead at halftime, but Toledo was not done.

Julius Brown led Toledo with 23 points. Dominique Buckley was 7 of 11 from the field and had 19 points. Rian Pearson added 18 points and led with six rebounds for the Rockets (1-3).

At the end of regulation, the score was tied at 70. Northern Iowa scored 14 points in overtime.

The game was the first-ever meeting between Northern Iowa and Toledo in basketball.

Toledo is a favorite to win the Mid-American Conference's West Division.

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Toledo Rockets
M. Smith, F231-32-23054
N. Boothe, C214-81-24059
D. Buckley, G387-110-042419
J. Brown, G3710-201-142223
R. Pearson, G377-173-362218
R. Holliday292-102-45327
J. Lemons120-00-00020
R. Wonnell120-01-22001
J. Ewing90-00-00040
A. Mathew70-00-01110
Totals 31-6910-1435102781
Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F353-74-582411
S. Tuttle, F356-99-12101021
M. Sonnen, G433-102-221211
D. Mitchell, G408-1111-1425127
M. Bohannon, G351-84-45037
C. Rank141-20-01113
M. Morrison100-10-02100
M. Singleton80-12-22012
N. Buss51-40-02002
Totals 23-5332-3939111284
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Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
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C. Michigan12-623-970
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
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