Toledo 67, E. Illinois 59
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP)
Alex Austin scored 21 points to lead Eastern Illinois (3-8). Josh Piper added 17 points and Sherman Blanford scored 10 for EIU.
The Rockets led by as many as 13 points in the second half. Piper's 3-pointer with 1:25 left got the Panthers within 63-59, but they didn't score again.