Dortch leads UT over N. Illinois 73-71

1/9/2014
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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.

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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.
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.

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.