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Northern Iowa beats Toledo 84-81 in overtime
NORTHERN IOWA 84, TOLEDO 81
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Deon Mitchell and Seth Tuttle scored a
combined 48 points and Northern Iowa held off Toledo 84-81 in
overtime Wednesday night.
Mitchell was 8 of 11 from the field with 27 points. Tuttle was 6
of 9 from the field, with 21 points. He also had a team-high 10
rebounds. Marc Sonnen added 11 points for the Panthers (2-0).
Northern Iowa had a 41-38 lead at halftime, but Toledo was not
Julius Brown led Toledo with 23 points. Dominique Buckley was 7
of 11 from the field and had 19 points. Rian Pearson added 18
points and led with six rebounds for the Rockets (1-3).
At the end of regulation, the score was tied at 70. Northern
Iowa scored 14 points in overtime.
The game was the first-ever meeting between Northern Iowa and
Toledo in basketball.
Toledo is a favorite to win the Mid-American Conference's West
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