Toledo vs. Central Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Toledo vs. Central Michigan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Toledo 73
(12-11, 5-9 away)
Central Michigan 64
(9-16, 6-6 home)
Venue: McGuirk Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Toledo 31 42 73
Central Michigan 31 33 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Toledo N Boothe 19 R Pearson 12 J Brown 8
Central Michigan K Randall 21 B Hibbitts 7 C Fowler 4

On Saturday, Feb. 16, Toledo took on Central Michigan and got a road win against the Chippewas 73-64 in MAC play. With a record of 2-0, the Rockets remain undefeated against Central Michigan this season. Rian Pearson got 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Rockets, earning a double-double. Julius Brown had 13 points and added eight assists. Kyle Randall got a game-high 21 points and four rebounds for the Chippewas. Toledo (12-11, 8-4 MAC) hosts McNeese State (9-13, 3-9 SLC) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Toledo Game Notes

  • Toledo started 12-11 during the 2004 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Toledo beat the spread by 8.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Rockets have beaten the spread.
  • The Rockets have won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) after recording 18 or more free throws made.
  • Toledo has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record eight or fewer assists.
  • This season Toledo has won 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Dominique Buckley has 10 points or more, 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Julius Brown has four free throws made or more, and 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Matt Smith has five rebounds or more.
  • Toledo has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Rian Pearson recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with five.
  • The top two scorers (Nathan Boothe and Rian Pearson) accounted for 50.6 percent of the points.
  • Rian Pearson accounted for 30.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Rian Pearson has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 23 games this season.
  • Rian Pearson recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Rian Pearson has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Rian Pearson recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and 13th of his career.
  • Reese Holliday had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Central Michigan Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Chippewas losing streak to eight games.
  • Kyle Randall accounted for 32.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Kyle Randall has led the team in scoring 20 times in 25 games this season.
  • Blake Hibbitts has led the team in rebounding six times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Kyle Randall's career.
  • Kyle Randall has six straight 20+ point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Finis Craddock.
TOL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARian Pearson3018121004
AJulius Brown291368003
ANathan Boothe291940000
BMatt Smith29851011
C+D. Buckley301011201
C+Reese Holliday21530101
D+Richard Wonnell11020010
DJosh Lemons21011101
CMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKyle Randall392141303
BChris Fowler311224203
B-Blake Hibbitts311170002
B-O. Mbaigoto131100001
CJohn Simons26451101
CD. Richardson Jr.17421001
C-Zach Saylor10030011
-S. Krannitz9020100
D+Finis Craddock14111001
-Austin Stewart5010000
-Austin Keel3000100

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