Joining the Rockets’ high-scoring duo were junior guard Jordan Lauf and freshman forward Nate Navigato with 12 points apiece. Lauf’s 12 points tied his career high, while Navigato connected on four-of-six three-point shots.
Junior forward Zach Garber . . .
Sophomore guard Stuckey Mosley quarterbacked the Rockets’ attack to a 51.7 shooting mark with a career-high nine assists. Mosley also tallied nine points and committed just two turnovers in 25 minutes.
Freshman forward Nate Navigato also scored in double figures for Toledo (13-9, 4-5 MAC) with 12 points thanks to a 4-of-5 effort from three-point range.
Sophomore guard Thomas Wilder topped the Broncos (9-13, 3-6 MAC) with 20 points but finished just 7-of-18 from the field.
The Rockets jumped on the Broncos right out of the gate, taking a 13-2 lead just over five minutes into the contest thanks to seven points from Boothe and five from Williams. Navigato then buried back-to-back three-point bombs for a 21-6 cushion at the 11:05 mark.
UT extended its cushion to as many as 21 points in the opening stanza before settling for a 44-30 lead at intermission.
Toledo left no doubt of the contest’s outcome with a 19-5 explosion after halftime, good for a 63-35 lead with 13:37 to play. Williams and Boothe keyed UT’s quick start to the second stanza by combining for the first 10 points of the game-deciding spurt.
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(Courtesy of UT Athletics)