TOLEDO, Ohio -- Tre'Shaun Fletcher had 21 points and Toledo rolled to an 84-61 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.
Fletcher made four 3-pointers and finished 8-of-12 shooting from the field, and added eight rebounds and eight assists. Luke Knapke and Jaelan Sanford chipped in 16 points apiece, and Marreon Jackson had 13 for Toledo (10-6, 2-1 Mid-American Conference).
Fletcher's 3-pointer capped a 27-9 run to start the game as the Rockets built a 36-28 halftime advantage. The Broncos pulled to 44-38 lead early in the second half, but the Rockets answered with a 14-4 surge. Fletcher converted a 3-point play off a dunk and a hit a 3, Knapke made a 3-pointer, and Sanford scored five points during the stretch and Toledo cruised from there.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.