Toledo at Ohio
Time: 1 p.m.
Records: UT is 18-2, 6-1 MAC; OU is 15-5, 5-2
Series: Ohio leads 68-54
Notes: Only two MAC teams hold a series edge against UT, and the Rockets will play both this week. They beat the first one, dispatching Miami 83-70 on Wednesday in Oxford despite committing a season-high 21 turnovers. ... UT has lost six of seven to OU but beat the Bobcats during OU’s Sweet 16 season two years ago. ... UT has won six straight since a MAC-opening loss to Western Michigan. ... OU rallied from 18 down Wednesday to beat Central Michigan 71-67. It marked the Bobcats’ fourth win in five tries, a streak interrupted by an unexpected home loss Jan. 22 to Bowling Green. ... Junior college transfer Maurice Ndour ranks fifth in the MAC in scoring (14.7), rebounding (7.8), and blocked shots (1.9). The Senegal native has six 20-point efforts this year. ... UT’s Rian Pearson needs 11 points to move into 10th place in program history ahead of Nick Moore (1999-2003), who has 1,384 points. ... OU has won 10 straight games against MAC West opponents and is 4-0 this season.
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