College basketball: Jackson triple-double leads Toledo past Miami (Ohio) 87-75


Golden Flashes improve to 10-4 in MAC

The Associated Press



TOLEDO — Marreon Jackson had a triple-double with 18 points, a career-high 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lift Toledo to an 87-75 win over Miami (Ohio) on Tuesday night.

Spencer Littleson had 25 points for Toledo (17-6, 12-3 Mid-American Conference). Ryan Rollins added 12 points. JT Shumate had 11 points.

The Rockets have won 15 straight against Miami.

Dalonte Brown scored a season-high 21 points and had 11 rebounds for the RedHawks (8-9, 5-7), who have lost four in a row. Dae Dae Grant added 17 points. Javin Etzler had 12 rebounds.

The Rockets improve to 2-0 against the RedHawks this season. Toledo defeated Miami (Ohio) 90-81 on Jan. 26.

Bowling Green 75,

Ball State 62

MUNCIE, Ind. — Justin Turner had 27 points as Bowling Green topped Ball State. Kaden Metheny added 21 points for the Falcons.

Daeqwon Plowden had 11 points and four blocks for Bowling Green (12-9, 8-7 Mid-American Conference). Lima Senior graduate Josiah Fulcher added four points, seven rebounds, two steals and an assist.

The Falcons forced a season-high 23 turnovers.

Jarron Coleman had 11 points and six rebounds for the Cardinals (7-10, 5-7). He also had seven turnovers against six assists. Ishmael El-Amin added 11 points. K.J. Walton had 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Falcons evened the season series against the Cardinals with the win. Ball State defeated Bowling Green 88-64 on Jan. 12.

Rhode Island 91, Dayton 89, 2 OT

KINGSTON, R.I. — Fatts Russell had 20 points as Rhode Island edged Dayton to end a four-game losing streak.

Ishmael Leggett made consecutive 3-pointers for the Rams as they ended the second overtime on a 12-7 surge. With three seconds left, Dayton mishandled the inbounds pass near midcourt to end it.

Russell also had seven assists and five rebounds, and his four steals gives him a program-best 210. Leggett finished with 18 points for Rhode Island (10-12, 7-8 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jeremy Sheppard added 17 points and six rebounds. Makhel Mitchell had 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Zimi Nwokeji scored a career-high 29 points and had nine rebounds for the Flyers (11-7, 7-6). Jalen Crutcher added 22 points. Ibi Watson had 16 points and six rebounds.

Jordy Tshimanga split a pair of free throws for Dayton with six seconds left, and Russell missed a 3 that forced the first overtime tied a 69. Martin made 1 of 2 from the line to make it 78-all with 10 seconds left. Crutcher missed a 3 at the buzzer to send it to a second overtime.

The Rams evened the season series against the Flyers with the win. Dayton defeated Rhode Island 67-56 on Jan. 30.

St. John’s 93, Xavier 84

NEW YORK — Julian Champagnie had 21 points as St. John’s topped Xavier.

Rasheem Dunn had 17 points for St. John’s (14-8, 8-7 Big East Conference). Marcellus Earlington added 16 points and nine rebounds. Posh Alexander had 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.

St. John’s posted a season-high 24 assists.

Zach Freemantle had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Musketeers (11-4, 4-4). Colby Jones scored a season-high 20 points and had six rebounds. Paul Scruggs had 14 points, six rebounds and six assists.

The Red Storm evened the season series against the Musketeers with the win. Xavier defeated St. John’s 69-61 on Jan. 6.

Kent State 76,

Western Michigan 69

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Giovanni Santiago had a career-high 22 points as Kent State defeated Western Michigan 76-69 on Tuesday night.

Malique Jacobs had 17 points and seven rebounds for Kent State (13-5, 10-4 Mid-American Conference). Danny Pippen added 15 points. Justyn Hamilton had 10 points.

B. Artis White tied a career high with 20 points and had six rebounds for the Broncos (4-13, 3-9). Greg Lee added 19 points.

The Golden Flashes improve to 2-0 against the Broncos on the season. Kent State defeated Western Michigan 80-54 on Jan. 9.

Akron 81,

Northern Illinois 76

AKRON — Bryan Trimble Jr. had 22 points as Akron (13-4, 11-3 Mid-American Conference) stretched its home winning streak to nine games, edging past Northern Illinois (2-12, 1-8).

Loren Cristian Jackson had 19 points and seven assists for Akron. Ali Ali added 11 points and Michael Wynn had 10 points.

Zool Kueth had 21 points for the Huskies. Tyler Cochran scored a career-high 20 points plus 13 rebounds and seven assists. Chinedu Kingsley Okanu had 10 points.

The Zips leveled the season series against the Huskies. Northern Illinois defeated Akron 67-65 on Jan. 12.

Georgia 80,

No. 20 Missouri 70

ATHENS, Ga. — Toumani Camara scored 15 points, including a big three-point play, and Georgia rallied to beat Missouri.

Missouri (13-6, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) lost its third straight game. It blew a 48-35 lead following a dominant start to the second half.

Justin Kier led Georgia (13-8, 6-8) with 16 points. The Bulldogs had dropped two in a row, each to ranked teams.

Camara’s three-point play with 4:55 left broke a 62-all tie, launching an 18-8 run to end the game.

Kobe Brown led the Tigers with a career-high 21 points. Mark Smith and Xavier Pinson had 11 apiece.

No. 24 Arkansas 75,

Florida 64

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Davonte Davis led four Arkansas players in double figures with 18 points, propelling the Razorbacks over Florida.

Arkansas (17-5, 9-4 Southeastern Conference) entered the Top 25 on Monday for the first time since 2018 and has won seven straight league games.

Florida (10-6, 6-5) turned a 15-point, second-half deficit into a lead with 4:40 left after Tyree Appleby’s lay-up. Davis and Jalen Tate made back-to-back buckets, Justin Smith blocked Anthony Duruji at the rim and Moses Moody made a pair of free throws to push Arkansas back ahead by two possessions with less than 1:30 left.

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Golden Flashes improve to 10-4 in MAC

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