Scores

Final

Toledo 82

(1-3, 0-3 away)

Samford 69

(1-4, 1-0 home)

    4:30 PM ET, November 21, 2012

    Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

    1 2 T
    TOL 27 5582
    SAM 31 3869

    Top Performers

    Toledo: J. Brown 25 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Samford: C. Geffrard, Jr. 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Toledo 82, Samford 69

    Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Julius Brown scored 25 points, making a career-high 11 free throws, and Toledo used big two big runs to defeat Samford 82-69 Wednesday for the Rockets' first win of the season.

    Trailing 31-27 at halftime, Toledo (1-3) opened the second half with a 20-1 spurt in the Battle 4 Atlantis.

    The Rockets couldn't hold their double-digit lead, as the Bulldogs (1-4) used a 16-6 run to close the deficit to 63-61 with 5:27 remaining.

    Toledo answered by scoring 10 of the next 11 points, capped by a Reese Holliday 3-pointer with 3:52 left, and the Rockets maintained a cushion of at least nine the rest of the way.

    Rian Pearson scored 17 points and Dominique Buckley had 15 and a career-high eight rebounds for Toledo, which shot 31 of 40 from the free-throw line.

    Clide Geffrard Jr. scored 24 points off the bench for Samford, hitting 5 of 8 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOL
    SAM
    Points 82 69
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 24-61 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 11-27 (.407)
    FT Made-Attempted 31-40 (.775) 10-17 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 4

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