NCAA Basketball

Toledo Rockets (25-7)


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@ CentMi 
W 80-68
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vs. WestMI 
W 76-57
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vs. EastMi 
W 64-58
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vs. NIU 
L 76-80
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Northern Illinois upends Toledo 80-76 in MAC quarterfinals

CLEVELAND (AP) Eugene German scored 27 points and Dante Thorpe made two critical free throws with 4.8 seconds left as Northern Illinois upset second-seeded Toledo 80-76 on Thursday night to advance to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first time since 2003.

The No. 7 seeded Huskies (17-16) will play the Ball State-Bowling Green winner in Friday's second semifinal. Top-seeded and No. 18 Buffalo and Central Michigan will meet in the other semi.

With the scored tied 68-all, German dropped his fifth 3-pointer with 2:22 left to give Northern Illinois the lead for good.

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Leaders
Points: J. Sanford15.3
Rebounds: W. Jackson8.9
Assists: M. Jackson4.2
FG%: J. Sanford42.3%
FT%: C. Darrington84.0%
3P%: N. Navigato45.5%
Steals: M. Jackson1.4
Blocks: A. Edu1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke29-5
2 Virginia29-3
3 North Carolina27-6
4 Gonzaga30-3
5 Michigan State28-6
6 Tennessee29-5
7 Kentucky27-6
8 Michigan28-6
9 Texas Tech26-6
10 Florida State27-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke29-5
2 Virginia29-3
3 Gonzaga30-3
4 North Carolina27-6
5 Tennessee29-5
6 Michigan State28-6
7 Kentucky27-6
8 Michigan28-6
9 Houston31-3
10 Texas Tech26-6
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Mid-American Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
15 Buffalo 16-2 31-3
Bowling Green 12-6 22-12
Kent State 11-7 22-10
Akron 8-10 17-16
Miami (OH) 7-11 15-17
Ohio 6-12 14-17
West
Toledo 13-5 25-7
Central Michigan 10-8 23-11
Eastern Michigan 9-9 15-17
Northern Illinois 8-10 17-17
Ball State 6-12 16-17
Western Michigan 2-16 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.3 (67)
Rebounds: 10.2 (162)
Assists: 16.4 (18)
FG%: 45.4% (117)
FT%: 77.1% (13)
3P%: 38.0% (31)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.1 (87)
Rebounds: 29.0 (11)
Assists: 10.1 (20)
FG%: 41.1% (55)
FT%: 68.3% (74)
3P%: 31.7% (55)
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