Morgan, Lane spark 2nd-half rally, C. Michigan wins 74-67

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dallas Morgan and Devontae Lane combined to score 32 second-half points and Central Michigan defeated Toledo 74-67 Tuesday night for the Chippewas‘ first win in Toledo’s Savage Arena since 2016.

Morgan scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and Lane added 16 points — scoring 12 after halftime — as Central Michigan (10-7, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) won for the first time on the road this season. David DiLeo added 16 points for Central Michigan and Rob Montgomery had a career-high 11 rebounds to go with seven points..

The Chippewas trailed by eight early in the second half, before Morgan scored seven unanswered points in under two minutes. A Morgan 3 made it 65-61 for the Chippewas with four minutes left. Central Michigan was 45% shooting (13-for-29) in the final period.

Keshaun Saunders scored 18 points for the Rockets (9-8, 1-3). Marreon Jackson added 15 points and six assists. Luke Knapke had 14 points.

Central Michigan faces Buffalo at home on Saturday. Toledo takes on Akron on the road on Saturday.