Toledo Knocks Off Miami, 76-67
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Greg Stempin and Terry Reynolds each scored 17 points as Toledo beat Miami University, 76-62, in the conference opener for both
teams on Wednesday (Jan. 3).
Stempin made 5-of-7 3-pointers including one that gave the Rockets an early 5-0 lead. Reynolds added eight assists. Rory Jones came off the bench to score 12 points
and Nick Moore made three 3-pointers for 11 points for the Rockets (9-3, 1-0 in the Mid-American Conference).
A free throw by Doug Davis brought Miami to within 28-26 with seven minutes left in the first half, but Toledo went on a 16-5 run including two 3-pointers by Stempin to
take a 44-31 halftime lead.
Alex Shorts led the RedHawks shooting 7-of-11 from the field for 18 points. Jason Grunkemeyer came of the bench and made 4-of-5 shots from the field, including two
3-pointers for 10 points for Miami (4-8, 0-1)
Miami outrebounded Toledo 36-24, but the Rockets made twice as many free throws 16-8.