Rian Pearson came off the bench to score 29 points and grab 14 rebounds to lead the University of Toledo to a 60-52 home win today over Eastern Michigan.
The win was Toledo's fifth straight and put the Rockets in a tie atop the Mid-American Conference West with Western Michigan. The Broncos lost at Ball State earlier in the day.
The Rockets (11-10, 7-3) received four 3-pointers by Dominique Buckley, two early and two late in response to EMU (11-12, 4-5) cutting the deficit to 36-33.
UT shot just 33 percent in the first half but led at halftime 24-22.