Toledo Defeats Northern Illinois 77-68 - Recap

Toledo got a 24-point performance from Justin Drummond, who added 11 rebounds as Toledo ran past Northern Illinois 77-68 on Wednesday at Savage Arena.

Toledo won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread.

Toledo got 15 points from Julius Brown and another 10 points from Rian Pearson. Rian Pearson contributed 4 assists, while Justin Drummond cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Northern Illinois got 17 points from Travon Baker in a losing cause and another 16 points from Darrell Bowie. Jordan Threloff contributed 3 assists for them, while Jordan Threloff had 6 rebounds.

Toledo hit the break leading 34-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

Toledo had a 32-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.