Toledo 83, Bowling Green 80


TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Keith Triplett scored 28 points and Justin
Ingram added 17 to lead Toledo to an 83-80 win over Bowling Green
on Thursday night.

Ricardo Thomas added 11 rebounds and nine points, his final two
coming on a jumper that gave the Rockets (13-3, 7-1 Mid-American
Conference) an 82-80 lead with 1:23 remaining.

The Falcons (8-9, 4-3) failed to score after Austin Montgomery's
two free throws capped a 16-6 run that tied the score 80-all with
1:50 remaining.

Bowling Green started its run after Toledo went on a 17-6 surge
to take a 74-64 lead with 5:26 to play. Triplett scored the first
seven points of Toledo's run, and Ingram added five points during
the stretch.

Sammy Villegas added 10 points for the Rockets, who moved a game
ahead of Western Michigan and Ball State atop the MAC West

Triplett made 13-of-14 free throws and Toledo connected on
27-of-35 at the line. Bowling Green made 17-of-21 free throws.

Kevin Netter and Ron Lewis each scored 23 points to lead Bowling
Green. John Reimold added 10 points.