Senior guard Jonathan Williams . . .
Senior forward Steve Taylor Jr. topped the Midnight Blue and Gold with 15 rebounds and a career-high seven assists to go along with nine points in 31 minutes. Senior guard Jordan Lauf also registered double digits on the boards with 11 rebounds in addition to scoring eight points and dishing out three assists.
Taylor and Lauf helped the Rockets dominate the glass by a 49-33 margin. Toledo also dished out a season-high 23 assists and committed just 11 turnovers.
Buffalo was led in scoring by freshman forward Quate McKinzie (12 pts.) and senior forward David Kadiri (10 pts.). UT limited the Bulls' leading scorer, Blake Hamilton, to nine points on 3-of-11 shooting from the field.
The Rockets shot 51.7 percent from the field, including a season-best 61.3 mark in the first half, and 46.7 percent (7-of-15) from three-point range. The Bulls notched just a 31.3 field-goal percentage for the lowest shooting mark for a UT opponent this season.
(Courtesy of UT Athletics)