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Toledo rolls

The Associated Press

TOLEDO (AP) – Keith Triplett scored 25 points to lead Toledo to an 89-53 win over Eastern Michigan on Monday in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.

Tuesday, March 05, 2002

TOLEDO (AP) – Keith Triplett scored 25 points to lead Toledo to an 89-53 win over Eastern Michigan on Monday in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.

Triplett, who also led the Rockets (15-13) with 8 rebounds, shot 8-of-15 from the field, including 3-for-5 from 3-point range, and was perfect on six foul shots.

Akron 90, W. Michigan 83

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) – Rashon Brown scored 31 points and David Falknor added a career-high 30 as Akron beat Western Michigan 90-83 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament Monday night.

Akron (10-20), the No. 11 seed, never trailed in the game and led by as many as 24 points. The Zips raced to a 20-4 lead in the first eight minutes.

Miami, Ohio 71, Buffalo 60

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) – Juby Johnson and Chester Mason scored 15 points apiece to lead Miami of Ohio to a 71-60 victory over Buffalo in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament Monday night.

Alex Shorts added 13 points and Doug Davis had 12. Eugene Seals was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line for 10 points for Miami (13-17).