Nillinois 20 26 46
Toledo 34 36 70
Date of game: 3/5/2013

Recap: Toledo vs. Northern Ill

Toledo, OH (Sports Network) - Matt Smith finished with 16 points as the Toledo Rockets routed the Northern Illinois huskies, 70-46, in a Mid-American Conference collision at Savage Arena.

Dominique Buckley added 13 points and Rian Pearson netted 10 for Toledo (14-13, 9-6 MAC) which ended a two-game slump.

Aksel Bolin scored 14 points as the only player in double figures for Northern Illinois (5-23, 3-12) which has lost nine straight.

In the first half Toledo shot 41.7 percent and hit four shots from 3-point range. Northern Illinois had just seven field goals and went into the locker room on the short end of a 34-20 score.

After the break the Huskies again managed just seven field goals while the Rockets hit 42.9 percent from the field to coast to victory.

The Rockets outscored the Huskies, 30-9, from beyond the arc in the contest while forcing 17 turnovers.

Game Notes

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