TOLEDO, Ohio -- Tyrone Kent scored 26 points and sparked a late-game rally to help Toledo power past Ball State 71-67 on Wednesday night at John F. Savage Arena.
Toledo (5-21, 3-9 Mid-American Conference) was trailing Ball State (11-13, 6-6 MAC) by one point, 62-61, with 2:39 left in the game when Kent hit a jumper and a free throw back-to-back. Toledo held onto a slim lead for the remaining minutes until Jonathan Amos hit two free throws with one second left in the game to end it.It was a team effort for Toledo, with Amos adding 14 points, Justin Anyijong adding 12 and Mohamed Lo scoring 10. Rob Giles led Ball State with 22 points.Ball State had a commanding lead until the end of the game was ahead 33-26 at the half. Solid free throw shooting helped Toledo, which was 19-for-29 on free throws compared to Ball State's 11-for-13.