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