UT women crush Ohio 61-44 in MAC tournament opener at Savage Arena


The University of Toledo women crushed Ohio, 61-44, today at Savage Arena to advance to the second round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.

The sixth-seed Rockets (15-15) face fifth-seed Western Michigan at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Broncos beat Miami today.

Toledo lost twice to WMU in the regular season.

Andola Dortch scored 13 points for Toledo, and Janelle Reed-Lewis had 11. Elena Alfredo knocked down three first-half 3-pointers for nine straight Rocket points.

OU (9-21) was 7 of 39 on 3s.