Toledo men host Western Michigan


Western Michigan at Toledo

Time: 6 p.m.

Records: WMU is 19-8, 12-3; UT is 23-5, 11-4

Radio: 1370

Series: UT leads 78-58

Notes: UT trails MAC leader Western Michigan by one game with three games to go. The Broncos with a win will earn a share of the West division title ... UT will honor fallen Toledo firefighters Stephen Machinski and James Dickman prior to the game with a moment of silence and a presenting of colors. Those two were killed in the line of duty on Jan. 26. ... Additionally, the university will designate a permanently unoccupied seat in Savage Arena in honor of military service personnel who were or are prisoners of war (POW) or have been declared missing in action (MIA). A dedication will take place during the first timeout. ... With its next win, UT will tie the 1939-40 Rocket team for most wins in program history with 24. ... UT has dropped three in a row to WMU, including an 87-76 decision Jan. 14 in Kalamazoo in which the Broncos built a 20-point first half lead. ... The Broncos are averaging 75 points and shooting 48 percent in their current eight-game win streak. David Brown is averaging 20.3 points in those eight games, and Shayne Whittington is contributing 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds.