Toledo 80, Texas A&M-CC 68

Rian Pearson netted a career-high 30 points as Toledo topped

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 80-68 Wednesday night in a

nonconference game.

Pearson hit 16 of 20 free-throw attempts, while going 6 of 9

from the field and 2 for 2 on 3-pointers. He also had eight

rebounds.

Julius Brown pitched in 16 points and six assists for Toledo

(2-4), while Reese Holliday had 12 points and a team-high eight

rebounds.

Johnathan Jordan led the Islanders (1-4) with 22 points,

including a 12 of 14 showing from the line.

The Rockets pulled away early to an 18-9 advantage on Reese

Holliday’s jumper with 11:44 left in the half and led 27-17 on

Dominique Buckley’s 3-pointer with 7:45 left. Richard Wonnell made

a layup with 2 seconds left to give Toledo a 44-30 lead at the

break.

Toledo extended the lead as large as 22 points, 59-37, in the

second half.