Rockets launch past Central Michigan in OT

UT's Rian Pearson finished with 20 points and 2 steals for the Rockets

The Toledo Rockets prevailed in a 76-72 overtime victory over Central Michigan Saturday night. With this win, UT is now in first place of the MAC West.

Rockets' sophomore Julius Brown led the team with 21 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Rian Pearson added 20 points and Dominique Buckley finished with 13 points for Toledo.

The Rockets hit the road for their next two games on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Western Michigan and Saturday, Jan. 19 at Ohio.