Rockets soar past Middle Tennessee 84-62 behind Jackson
The Rockets‘ 10-1 start is its best since winning its first 12 in the 2013-14 season.
Karl Gamble’s jump shot gave Middle Tennessee its last lead at 11-10. The Rockets went on a 15-5 run and never looked back on their way to a 48-30 lead at the break.
Toledo shot 15 of 27 (55.6 percent) in the first half including 7 of 13 from 3-point range. Toledo was 11 of 13 from the foul line while Middle Tennessee didn’t get to the line once.
Chris Darrington, Jackson and Jaelan Sanford each scored 10 points for the Rockets in the first half. Darrington, Sanford and Luke Knapke each finished with 12 points. Willie Jackson finished with 12 rebounds.