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

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.