McNeese State vs Toledo

Toledo 79, McNeese St. 66

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Rian Pearson registered his third double-double in his last four games with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead Toledo past McNeese State 79-66 Saturday in nonconference play.

The Rockets (13-11), of the Mid-American Conference, have won two straight and seven of their last eight games.

Leading 17-16, the Rockets surged ahead with a 16-4 spurt that began with four 3-pointers, two by Matt Smith.

Toledo took its biggest lead, at 66-42, before the Cowboys (11-14) closed the gap to 11 with 4:26 left. Pearson converted a three-point play and a layup to end the threat.

Smith and Reese Holliday added 13 points apiece for the Rockets, while Dominique Buckley and Julius Brown scored 10 apiece. Brown also tied his career high with 11 assists to register his third career double-double.

Jeremie Mitchell's 18 points led McNeese State, of the Southland Conference, which saw its two-game winning streak end.

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McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F312-73-47127
C. McFerrin, F293-72-56118
K. Hardy, G353-71-33637
D. Cannon, G330-30-04210
J. Mitchell, G246-110-012318
P. Kpan155-71-160011
A. Fields103-62-41128
K. Garrett91-30-01013
A. Lewis51-20-02002
S. Johnson40-10-00000
B. Regis40-12-41112
J. Wells10-10-00020
Totals 24-5611-2137141666
 42.9%52.4% 
Toledo Rockets
M. Smith, F243-64-661413
N. Boothe, C284-101-16059
D. Buckley, G333-82-221010
J. Brown, G324-62-2011110
R. Pearson, G329-183-3113321
R. Holliday244-63-411313
J. Lemons151-20-01113
R. Wonnell120-10-05010
Totals 28-5715-1834181879
 49.1%83.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin17-129-533
Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
Texas A&M-CC13-520-14210
Incarn Word10-818-11160
Lamar9-915-15219
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo12-623-1028
Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Akron10-921-14115
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
Ohio5-1410-20231
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan12-623-970
Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284
 
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