Scores

Final

Akron 59

(7-4, 1-2 MAC)

Toledo 70

(5-6, 1-1 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 6, 2005

    Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio

    1 2 T
    AKR 26 3359
    TOL 30 4070

    Top Performers

    Akron: R. Travis 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Toledo: J. Ingram 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Toledo 70, Akron 59

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Justin Ingram had 14 points and Sammy Villegas scored 13 off the bench to help Toledo defeat Akron 70-59 on Thursday.

    Keith Triplett made three 3-pointers and finished with 12 points for the Rockets (5-6, 1-1 Mid-American), who made 9 of 22 3-pointers in the game.

    Darryl Peterson had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Zips (7-4, 1-2), while Romeo Travis pitched in 17 points and 10 rebounds.

    The teams were tied at 19-all early in the first half but Ingram had two straight baskets and Kashif Payne nailed a jumper to help Toledo grab a 26-21 lead with 3:41 left.

    The Rockets settled for a 30-26 advantage at halftime.

    Peterson hit a 3-pointer to get the Zips within 46-45 with 11:38 left but his team couldn't manage to take the lead. Toledo's Sammy Villegas made two straight 3s to increase the lead to seven.

    Akron outrebounded Toledo 34-32 but committed 15 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AKR
    TOL
    Points 59 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-18 (.167) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 15-24 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

    2004-05 Season

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