UT's Andola Dortch hits her last jumper in the game to put UT up by four with less than a minute left in the second period. At left is Northern Illinois' Danny Pulliam.
The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Andola Dortch scored 17 points to lead the Toledo women's basketball team to a 73-71 win over Northern Illinois today at Savage Arena.
Toledo went on a 22-5 run in the first half to take a 40-26 lead at the half, but Northern Illinois whittled the Rockets' lead to two points with 1:08 left.
Amanda Corral led Northern Illinois with 20 points.
The Rockets (6-7, 1-1) ended a three-game losing streak and host Miami (Ohio) on Sunday in a MAC game at Savage Arena.