Northern Illinois vs. Toledo: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northern Illinois vs. Toledo: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Illinois 46
(5-23, 2-12 away)
Toledo 70
(14-13, 9-4 home)
Venue: Savage Hall
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Illinois 20 26 46
Toledo 34 36 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Illinois A Bolin 14 D Balls 7 A Christian 1
Toledo M Smith 16 R Wonnell 7 J Brown 6

Northern Illinois shot just 29.8 percent from the field and lost big against Toledo 70-46 in conference play on Tuesday, Mar. 5. With the loss, the Huskies stay winless against Toledo this season at 0-2. The Huskies got a team-high 14 points and three rebounds from Aksel Bolin. Mike Davis had eight points and added seven rebounds. For the Rockets, Matt Smith got a game-high 16 points and three rebounds. Next up for Northern Illinois (4-23, 2-12 MAC) is Ball State (14-14, 7-8 MAC) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on the road.

Northern Illinois Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:40 left to go.
  • Northern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-9) after recording 46 or fewer total points.
  • The Huskies have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-8) after having a field goal percentage of 29.8 percent or worse.
  • Northern Illinois has lost 78 percent of the time this season (2-7) after committing 17 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 14 or more assists this season, Northern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition records 11 or more steals this season, Northern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records seven or more blocks this season, Northern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • NIU set a season low for assists (three).
  • The Huskies have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past eight games.
  • Northern Illinois has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • Aksel Bolin accounted for 30.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Davis and Daveon Balls) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Aksel Bolin has led the team in scoring in six out of 28 games this season.
  • Aksel Bolin had a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.

Toledo Game Notes

  • Matt Smith recorded a team season high in blocks with five.
  • The top two scorers (Matt Smith and Dominique Buckley) accounted for 41.4 percent of the points.
  • Matt Smith has led the team in scoring three times in 27 games this season.
  • Rian Pearson has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Matt Smith set a career high with five blocks.
NIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BAksel Bolin281431101
BMike Davis27871100
C+Kevin Gray15610010
CDarrell Bowie26750103
C-Daveon Balls23270002
C-Sam Mader17240002
D+Keith Gray21520003
D+A. Christian11201001
D-Travon Baker27030104
-J.J. Cravatta5000001
TOL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMatt Smith271630150
ANathan Boothe13851011
AD. Buckley291323200
BRichard Wonnell24671011
BJulius Brown29666104
B-Rian Pearson281040302
B-Reese Holliday23750000
CJosh Lemons22013402
-B. Schwiebert3300000

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