Scores

Final

Toledo 66

(23-5, 11-4 MAC)

N Illinois 74

(13-14, 7-8 MAC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 26, 2014

    Convocation Center, Dekalb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    TOL 32 3466
    NIU 31 4374

    Top Performers

    Toledo: R. Pearson 27 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Northern Illinois: T. Baker 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    Baker leads Northern Illinois past Toledo 74-66

    Associated Press

    DEKALB, Ill. -- Travon Baker scored 17 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 to lead Northern Illinois to a 74-66 victory over Toledo Wednesday night.

    Down 32-31 at the break, Aaron Armstead's four points capped a 15-5 run to open the second half and give Northern Illinois a 46-37 lead with 13:01 to play. Rian Pearson scored to pull Toledo within one, 54-53 with 6:19 remaining. The Huskies answered with an 8-3 run, then went 12 of 16 from the line to seal it.

    Baker shot just 3 of 10 from the field but was 9 of 10 from the line. Threloff made 3 of 7 shots from the floor and was 7 of 8 from the line. Aksel Bolin added 11 points for Northern Illinois (13-14, 7-8 Mid-American).

    Pearson scored 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting to led Toledo (23-5, 11-4), which falls one back of Western Michigan atop the East Division.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOL
    NIU
    Points 66 74
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 22-48 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-21 (.143) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-27 (.630) 25-30 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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