Scores

Final

Toledo 67

(3-6, 1-6 away)

E Illinois 59

(3-8, 1-5 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 8, 2012

Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

1 2 T
TOL 26 4167
EIU 21 3859

Top Performers

Toledo: R. Pearson 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Eastern Illinois: J. Piper 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

Toledo 67, E. Illinois 59

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Rian Pierson had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead Toledo to a 67-59 win over Eastern Illinois Saturday night.

Dominique Buckley scored 13 points for the Rockets (3-6). Julius Brown and Matt Smith added 10 points for Toledo, which has played eight of its nine games on the road.

Alex Austin scored 21 points to lead Eastern Illinois (3-8). Josh Piper added 17 points and Sherman Blanford scored 10 for EIU.

The Rockets led by as many as 13 points in the second half. Piper's 3-pointer with 1:25 left got the Panthers within 63-59, but they didn't score again.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOL
EIU
Points 67 59
FG Made-Attempted 26-44 (.591) 18-50 (.360)
3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 10-28 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 0

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