Pearson scores 30, Toledo rolls past Detroit 91-75

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Rian Pearson poured in 30 points, sank five

3-pointers and hauled in eight rebounds to lead Toledo past Detroit

91-75 Wednesday night.

The Rockets (7-0) used an early 17-0 run

ignited by a jumper and a three-point play from Nathan Boothe, and

Pearson netted four 3-pointers in the first half to help Toledo coast to

a 56-39 advantage at the break. They shot 52.7 percent for the game and

made 12 of their 21 3-point attempts.

Pearson was 12 of 16 from the field and a

perfect 5 of 5 from beyond the arc. Justin Drummond and Jonathan

Williams each had 11 points for the Rockets and Julius Brown had eight

with six assists.

Detroit (4-5) held a 40-34 advantage in

rebounding, but finished 29 of 68 on field goal attempts. Evan Bruinsma

paced the Titans with 25 points and 14 rebounds while Matthew Grant had

10 points.