Scores

Final

Coppin State 66

(4-8, 1-0 MEAC)

Toledo 85

(12-0, 6-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 28, 2013

    Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio

    1 2 T
    COPP 24 4266
    TOL 44 4185

    Top Performers

    Coppin State: A. Fripp 11 Pts, 5 Reb

    Toledo: J. Brown 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast

    Toledo beats Coppin State 85-66

    Associated Press

    TOLEDO, Ohio -- Rian Pearson scored 22 points on Saturday and Toledo beat Coppin State 85-66 to win its 12th straight, matching its best season start since 1966-67.

    Justin Drummond opened the game with a 3-pointer for Toledo (12-0) and the Rockets never trailed, taking a 44-24 lead into halftime on a 16-2 run. Pearson scored 15 in the half and Toledo outshot Coppin State (4-8) 51.6 percent (16 of 31) to 33.3 percent (10 of 30).

    Coppin State stiffened in the second half, cashing in on turnovers to cut Toledo's lead to 13 at 4:59 on a jumper by Daquan Brickhouse. But Toledo let the Eagles get no closer, pulling away by 20 at 2:06 on a 3-pointer by Julius Brown.

    Brown finished with 18, Drummond with 13, Matt Smith added 10 and Jordan Lauf grabbed 10 rebounds.

    Andre Armstrong led the Eagles with 15 and Arnold Fripp added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COPP
    TOL
    Points 66 85
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 29-59 (.492)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-18 (.889) 19-31 (.613)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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