Valparaiso 81, Toledo 49

Brandon McPherson and Cory Johnson scored 15 points each to lead

Valparaiso to a 81-49 victory against Toledo on Saturday.

Johnson added nine rebounds, and Brandon Wood had 13 points for

the Crusaders (4-6), who bounced back after consecutive losses

against ranked schools Butler and Purdue.

Jordan Dressler and Malcolm Griffin had nine points apiece for

Toledo (3-8). The Rockets, whose only lead was 2-0, shot 37 percent

(17 of 46) from the floor and had 18 turnovers.