Central Michigan vs Toledo

Toledo 76, Cent. Michigan 72

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Julius Brown finished with 21 points and nine assists and made the clinching free throws as Toledo beat Central Michigan 76-72 in overtime Saturday night in a Mid-American Conference game.

Rian Pearson scored 20 and Dominique Buckley had 13 for Toledo (6-7, 2-0).

After a free throw by Nathan Boothe cut Central Michigan's lead to 60-58, Kyle Randall converted a layup with 15 seconds left to tie it. Julius Brown missed a 3-pointer for Toledo forcing overtime.

After Randall's layup put Central Michigan ahead 70-69 with 2:02 remaining in overtime, Brown scored four straight points to put the Rockets on top 73-70 with 31 seconds left.

Following John Simons' two free throws for Central Michigan to make it 73-72 with 21 seconds left, the Chippewas failed to score again as the Rockets converted 3 of 4 free throws sealing the victory.

Randall scored 24 points for Central Michigan (8-7, 1-1).

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Central Michigan Chippewas
J. Simons, F302-63-46429
O. Mbaigoto, F244-80-06108
K. Randall, G399-153-424224
C. Fowler, G231-21-12943
A. Keel, G211-40-01012
B. Hibbitts263-100-09029
F. Craddock231-22-24134
D. Richardson Jr.160-11-22021
A. Stewart133-50-01106
S. Krannitz102-30-02026
Totals 26-5610-1337201872
 46.4%76.9% 
Toledo Rockets
M. Smith, F264-100-03149
N. Boothe, C343-82-46148
J. Brown, G417-156-679221
D. Buckley, G404-111-224213
R. Pearson, G409-152-341020
R. Holliday282-40-05205
J. Lemons90-00-00110
R. Wonnell70-10-02010
Totals 29-6411-1532191476
 45.3%73.3% 
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Bowling Green6-1212-20
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Toledo14-427-7
W. Michigan14-423-10
E. Michigan10-822-15
N. Illinois8-1015-17
C. Michigan3-1510-21
Ball St.2-165-25
 
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