Toledo jumps out early, beats Western Michigan 84-61
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Tre’Shaun Fletcher had 21 points and Toledo rolled to an 84-61 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.
Fletcher made four 3-pointers and finished 8-of-12 shooting from the field, and added eight rebounds and eight assists. Luke Knapke and Jaelan Sanford chipped in 16 points apiece, and Marreon Jackson had 13 for Toledo (10-6, 2-1 Mid-American Conference).
Thomas Wilder had 28 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals to lead Western Michigan (10-6, 2-1). Bryce Moore added 16 points.
Fletcher’s 3-pointer capped a 27-9 run to start the game as the Rockets built a 36-28 halftime advantage. The Broncos pulled to 44-38 lead early in the second half, but the Rockets answered with a 14-4 surge. Fletcher converted a 3-point play off a dunk and a hit a 3, Knapke made a 3-pointer, and Sanford scored five points during the stretch and Toledo cruised from there.