Jackson, Knapke lead Toledo over W. Michigan 68-59

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Willie Jackson had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead five Toledo players in double figures as the Rockets got past Western Michigan 68-59 on Saturday.

Luke Knapke added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Rockets. Marreon Jackson chipped in 12 points with seven assists. Spencer Littleson scored 11 points and Keshaun Saunders had 10.

Rafael Cruz Jr. had 21 points and seven rebounds for the Broncos (11-16, 4-10 Mid-American Conference), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Titus Wright added 12 points. Brandon Johnson had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Michael Flowers, the Broncos’ leading scorer heading into the matchup at 17 points per game, was held to 7 points (2 of 11).

The Rockets improve to 2-0 against the Broncos for the season. Toledo defeated Western Michigan 67-59 on Jan. 11. Toledo (13-14, 5-9) takes on Central Michigan on the road on Tuesday. Western Michigan plays Ball St. on the road on Tuesday.