Central Michigan vs. Toledo
Where: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Records: CMU is 11-20; UT is 17-15
Radio: 1370 AM
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Series: UT leads 54-32
Notes: The winner will advance to the quarterfinals Thursday to play No. 3 Ohio at 9:30 p.m. ... No. 7 UT blew a 16-point second-half lead Monday but fought back to beat Miami, 60-53. No. 11 CMU upset No. 6 Bowling Green 54-53. ... CMU sophomore Trey Zeigler is averaging 26 points in four career games against UT and erupted for 33 in UT's 72-67 win on Feb. 22 at Savage Arena. He scored just three points Monday. ... Zeigler ranks fourth in the MAC in scoring (15.7) and eighth in rebounding (6.7) ... UT's Julius Brown, the MAC freshman of the year, matched a career-high with 29 points on 10 of 11 shooting in UT's last game against CMU. ... The Chippewas beat visiting UT 85-69 on Jan. 7. ... UT's 13-win turnaround from last year trails only USC-Upstate (15) and Manhattan (14). ... UT is 14-5 when holding its opponent to 45 percent shooting or lower. ... UT is 3-0 against CMU in the MAC tournament, with the last meeting a 91-88 triumph in a 2004 first-round game.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.