Middle Tennessee rolls past Toledo 80-70 - WSMV Channel 4

Middle Tennessee rolls past Toledo 80-70

Posted: Updated:

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - JaCorey Williams had 18 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Middle Tennessee cruised in the second half to beat Toledo 80-70 on Tuesday night.

The Blue Raiders (3-1) never trailed and pulled away with a 15-2 run late in the first half on their way to a 39-26 lead at the half. Middle Tennessee had its largest lead on Quavius Copeland's layup that made it 74-51 with 6:21 to play.

Reggie Upshaw added 16 points and Tyrik Dixon scored 11 for Middle Tennessee, which led by double digits for the final 26 minutes.

Steve Taylor Jr. led the Rockets (2-2) with 17 points on 8-of-13 shooting and 10 rebounds. Jonathan Williams added 12 points, all coming from 3-point range.

Toledo closed the game on a 12-2 run.

MTSU made 35 of 68 (51 percent) from the field and scored 22 points off 14 Toledo turnovers.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.