Toledo 75, Florida Gulf Coast 63
Reese Holliday’s double-double Saturday led his team to its own
double – a two-game winning streak achieved with a 75-63 victory
over Florida Gulf Coast.
The Rockets (2-9), who opened with nine consecutive losses,
trailed by 14 in the first half and rallied in the second after
Florida Gulf Coast led 37-30 at halftime.
Toledo outscored the Eagles 45-26 in the game’s final 20
minutes, taking the lead for good when Anthony Wright’s 3-pointer
with 6:08 left broke a 56-all tie. The Eagles (2-7) lost their
sixth in a row.
The Rockets benefited from Holliday’s second consecutive
double-double, 11 points and 13 rebounds, which followed the 16
points and 10 rebounds the freshman guard recorded against
Valparaiso on Dec. 11.
J.T. Thomas came off the bench to lead Toledo with 16
Anthony Banks scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the