Senior forward Steve Taylor Jr. registered his sixth double-double of the season to lead the Rockets. He tied his career high with 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and also tied his career best with five assists in 37 minutes.
Senior guard Jonathan Williams . . .
Green Bay held a slight advantage in the shooting department, converting 47.5 percent of its attempts compared to UT's 44.6 conversion rate. Both teams shot 33.3 percent from three-point range, with the Rockets hitting eight-of-24 long-distance shots compared to the Phoenix's five-of-15 clip.
Toledo had an opportunity to win the game at the end of regulation but missed two of four free throws and committed three turnovers in the final two minutes.
The Rockets also held a 76-73 advantage following sophomore forward Nate Navigato's layup with 1:31 to play in the extra session. Freshman guard Trevor Anderson closed Green Bay's deficit to 76-75 10 seconds later and junior guard Khalil Small's jumper put the visitors ahead, 77-76, with 36.5 seconds left.
Navigato then split two free throws to even the score at 77-all with 27.1 seconds to play. Small hit one of two free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining to give the Phoenix the victory as UT was unable to get a shot off before the buzzer sounded.
Toledo remains at home for its next contest when it face a second-straight Horizon League opponent. The Rockets will host Detroit Mercy on Wednesday, Dec. 7 with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
(Courtesy of UT Athletics)