Toledo Rolls Past Oakland, 83-77
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Robierre Cullars had 16 points and was one of three Toledo players to come off the bench and score in double figures as the Rockets beat
Oakland, Michigan, 83-77, on Saturday (Dec. 16).
Cullars made 3-of-6 3-pointers and reserves Albert Wilson had 13 points and Rory Jones added 10 points. Terry Reynolds who scored 14 points was the only starter in
double figures for Toledo (6-1).
The Grizzlies also got help from their bench when reserve Mike Helms led all scorers with 23 points. Helms made 7-of-11 shots from the field and 8-of-10 from the
free-throw line. Dan Champagne had 16 points and eight rebounds and Brad Buddenborg scored 13 points with nine rebounds for Oakland, Michigan (3-7).
The Rockets had made 25 free throws compared to 14 for the Grizzlies.
Bowling Green Falls To Marist, 86-69
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) - Marius Janisius scored a game-high 19 points and 17 rebounds in Marist's 86-69 victory over non-conference Bowling Green Saturday.
Marist (5-4) relinquished its lead just once during the game, when Len Matela scored with 14:53 remaining in the first half. Marist followed with 12 points during the next
three minutes to take the lead for good.
A 3-pointer by Blake Sonne at 3:33 gave Marist its largest lead for the half.
Sean Kennedy recorded 11 points and 10 assists. Drew Samuels scored 16 points in the victory; Sherman Whittenberg and Sonne scored 12 points apiece.
For Bowling Green, Matela and Keith McLeod scored 18 and 11 points respectively.
Western Kentucky Tops Akron, 73-58
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Derek Robinson had 19 points and seven steals to lead Western Kentucky to a 73-58 win over Akron on Saturday (Dec. 16).
David Boyden had 10 points and nine rebounds for Western (5-3) and Robinson also had five assists and seven rebounds.
Andy Hipsher had a game-high 28 points and six rebounds for Akron (2-4) and David Falknor and Bryon Thompson each had seven rebounds.
Akron turned the ball over 25 times and Western had 21 turnovers for the game.
Western went on an 11-point run at 17:54 left in the half to take an 11-2 lead that it never relinquished during the game. The Hilltoppers led 37-26 at the half.
Akron cut the lead to 39-30 at 18:55 left on a basket by Hipsher, who scored 19 points in the second half.
Robinson scored the next 7 points to stretch the lead to 46-30 with 17:42 left in the game.