Gardner scores 12 as Wright St beats Toledo 50-35
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—John David Gardner scored a game-high 12 points, including Wright State’s only 3-pointer, as the Raiders defeated Toledo 50-35 on Tuesday night.
Gardner was the only player to score in double digits. Cory Cooperwood added six rebounds for Wright State (1-6).
Jonathan Amos led Toledo (2-7) in scoring with 9 points.
The raiders scored 27 points off turnovers and 13 second-chance points, while Toledo had 14 points off turnovers and 2 second-chance points.
Toledo was able to grab a one-point lead with 11:12 left in the half, but the Raiders pulled to a 20-16 advantage by halftime and were up by as many as 17 points in the second period.
Wright State hit 20-of-53 from the field for 37.7 percent shooting, compared to the Rockets’ 14-of-48 for 29.2 percent.