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

NASCAR News
JR Motorsports set for Truck Series debut at Martinsville

Custer, the 17-year-old son of Stewart-Haas Racing executive vice president Joe Custer, is scheduled to make his season debut in trucks after competing in nine races in the series last year. He became the youngest driver ever to win a NASCAR national touring series race by taking the checkered flag for truck event last September at New Hampshire. Custer is also the youngest pole winner in trucks, accomplishing the feat this past June at Gateway Motorsports Park.

White Sox claim Drabek off waivers

The Chicago White Sox claimed right-hander Kyle Drabek, a former top pitching prospect, off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Durant to have bone graft surgery, won't return this season

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant won't return this season because of a foot injury and will instead undergo a bone graft procedure that will keep him sidelined for up to six months.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.