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Toledo pulls away, beats Miami 83-70

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Justin Drummond scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Toledo pulled away from Miami (Ohio) for an 83-70 victory on Wednesday night.

The Rockets (18-2, 6-1 Mid-American) opened the second half on a 17-5 run to extend its lead 54-38 and maintained a double-digit lead for the rest of the game. Drummond scored eight straight points during the run.

Nathan Boothe added 14 points and J.D. Weatherspoon had 13 for Toledo, which shot 55 percent from the field and won its sixth straight game. Boothe also had three blocks while Julius Brown had eight assists for the Rockets.

Miami (8-10, 4-3) made just 1 of 17 from beyond the arc and got out-rebounded 44-26 by Toledo. Geovonie McKnight had a career-high 18 points for the RedHawks.

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