Ohiou 30 46 76
Toledo 36 46 82
Date of game: 2/12/2014

Recap: Toledo vs. Ohio

Toledo, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind a 29-point effort from Rian Pearson, the Toledo Rockets held off the Ohio University Bobcats, 82-76, in a Mid- American Conference clash at Savage Arena.

Pearson, who finished one point shy of his career high, knocked down 12-of-18 shots from the field and added six rebounds for Toledo (21-3, 9-2 MAC), which has won three in a row and nine of its last 10. Julius Brown tallied 17 points, six boards and six assists, while Nathan Boothe and Jonathan Williams put up 12 points apiece.

For Ohio (17-7, 7-4), Nick Kellogg poured in 21 points, Travis Wilkins had 17 points and Jon Smith logged a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Toledo shot 48.3 percent from the field in the field half while holding Ohio to 43.3 percent shooting, as it carried a 36-30 lead into intermission.

The Bobcats pieced together a 14-1 run to take a six-point lead midway through the second half, but the Rockets charged right back with a 10-0 spurt of their own to regain the advantage. Toledo would never relinquished its lead down the stretch, putting the game on ice by shooting 5-of-6 at the free-throw line over the final 55 seconds.

Toledo held a 39-31 rebounding advantage and also outscored Ohio from the foul line, 18-11.

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