Toledo 86, Youngstown St. 77

Dominique Buckley scored 21 points and Reese Holiday recorded a

career-high 14 rebounds as Toledo beat Youngstown State 88-77 on

Saturday night, snapping a two-game losing streak for the


Toledo (7-3) grabbed its seventh win of the season, three more

than in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 campaigns when the Rockets posted

identical 4-28 records.

Toledo trailed 8-5 early in the first half before Buckley

knocked down a 3-pointer, sparking the Rockets on a 26-8 run to

take a 31-16 lead with 4:14 left in the first half.

Youngstown State (6-4) narrowed the lead to one, 56-55, in the

second half but Toledo used another run, this time 20-9, to seal

the victory.

Julius Brown scored 15 points, DeLino Dear added 13 and Rian

Pearson chipped in with 12 for the Rockets.

Blake Allen led Youngstown State with 21 points and Kendrick

Perry added 19.