The Rockets (5-10, 2-1 Mid-American) scored 11 straight points to go up 31-17 with 2:13 left in the first half. But Central Michigan (6-9, 1-2) narrowed the gap to seven at halftime and then tied the game at 34 early in the second half.
Kent made a jumper to regain the lead for Toledo and scored five more points during an 18-4 run that gave the Rockets another 14-point cushion, 52-38, with 10:52 left. Amos scored six points during the rally.
Central Michigan got to within seven at about the two minute mark, but couldn't score again.