Toledo vs Northern Illinois Recap - Toledo Wins 69-64

Julius Brown scored 20 points leading Toledo to a 69-64 victory over Northern Illinois at NIU Convocation Center on Saturday.

Toledo was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Toledo got 14 points from Matt Smith and another 12 points from Rian Pearson. Julius Brown contributed 3 assists, while Rian Pearson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Northern Illinois got a 19-point performance from Abdel Nader, who was supported by 18 points from Aksel Bolin. Travon Baker had 4 assists in a losing cause for Northern Illinois, while Abdel Nader grabbed 11 rebounds.

Toledo led at halftime, 28-24.

Toledo won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.