ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Tommy Freeman scored 21 points to lead Ohio to a 71-58 win over Toledo on Wednesday night, extending the Rockets' losing streak to six games.
The Bobcats (12-12, 5-5 Mid-American Conference) led 36-23 at halftime after shooting 14 of 29 from the floor (48.3 percent), including 7 of 16 from 3-point range (43.8 percent).
Freeman finished with a career-high seven 3-pointers on 14 attempts from beyond the arc. Ivo Baltic added 16 points and DeVaughn Washington chipped in 14. Ohio forced 18 turnovers, leading to 22 points.
The Rockets (4-20, 1-9) shot 50 percent from the field (12 of 24) in the second half, but never got within 12 points and trailed by as many as 24, 68-44, with 6:12 remaining.
Malcolm Griffin scored 16 points, Jay Shunnar added 13 and Reese Holliday and Justin Anyijong scored 11 each for Toledo, which has lost 11 of its last 12.
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