Scores

Final

N Illinois 60

(4-13, 1-4 MAC)

Toledo 76

(9-8, 5-0 MAC)

    2:00 PM ET, January 21, 2007

    Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio

    1 2 T
    NIU 22 3860
    TOL 28 4876

    Top Performers

    Northern Illinois: Z. Pancratz 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Toledo: K. Payne 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

    Toledo 76, Northern Illinois 60

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Florentino Valencia scored 15 points -- hitting six of seven shots from the field -- and three other Toledo players reached double digits as the Rockets beat Northern Illinois 76-60 on Sunday.

    Jonathan Amos added 13 points and Keonta Howell and Kashif Payne each had 11 for Toledo (9-8, 5-0 Mid-American Conference), which is off to its best start in conference play since the 1979-80 season.

    Toledo took a 37-28 lead at halftime, despite 73 percent shooting from Northern Illinois (4-13, 1-4). The Huskies shot 63 percent (24-of-38) overall, compared with Toledo's 52 percent (30-of-58).

    James Hughes led Northern Illinois with 17 points, Zach Pancratz added 13 points and seven rebounds and Ryan Paradise had 12 points.

    Northern Illinois outrebounded the Rockets 30-23.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIU
    TOL
    Points 60 76
    FG Made-Attempted 24-38 (.632) 30-58 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-6 (.333) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2006-07 Season

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