Central Michigan at Toledo
Time: 6 p.m.
Records: CMU is 7-6, 0-1 MAC; UT is 12-2, 0-1
Series: UT leads 57-32
Notes: UT has won four in a row against CMU, a streak that began on the heals of a six-game skid to the Chippewas. ... UT, the preseason pick to win the MAC West, dropped its league opener Wednesday, falling behind by as many as 22 points in a 87-76 loss at Western Michigan. ... CMU trailed for the final 15 minutes of its 77-70 home loss to Miami. ... UT and CMU boast the first and second-ranked scoring offenses in the MAC. UT remains last in scoring defense, allowing 75.6 points per game. ... CMU ranks first in the MAC in free throw shooting (76 percent), one spot ahead of UT (73). ... Sophomore guard Chris Fowler leads CMU with 16.9 points and 5.3 assists. ... DeAndray Buckley, the brother of former Rocket captain Dominique Buckley, averages 2.6 points in 9.2 minutes. ... CMU starts four sophomores and a junior. ... Getting a win is important for Toledo, which next week takes on East division contenders Buffalo and Akron.
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