Rockets crush Northwestern Ohio in season opener

11/9/2013
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University of Toledo player Rian Pearson (5) dunks against Northwestern Ohio University player Austin Hintz (12) during the first half of their game at Savage Arena, Saturday.

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University of Toledo player Rian Pearson (5) dunks against Northwestern Ohio University player Austin Hintz (12) during the first half of their game at Savage Arena, Saturday.
University of Toledo player Rian Pearson (5) dunks against Northwestern Ohio University player Austin Hintz (12) during the first half of their game at Savage Arena, Saturday.

Six players scored in double figures as the University of Toledo whipped Northwestern Ohio, 102-55, in the season opener tonight at Savage Arena.

Rian Pearson's 19 points led the way followed by Jonathan Williams (15), Julius Brown (13), Justin Drummond (14), J.D. Weatherspoon (12), and Zach Garber (11). Matt Smith had nine points for the Rockets, who trailed at the midway point of the first half before taking over with a series of flashy dunks.