Toledo beats Arkansas State 78-65

The Associated Press

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Justin Drummond scored 19 points and led four teammates in double digits Tuesday night and Toledo came from behind to beat Arkansas State 78-65 to remain unbeaten.

At 10-0, the Rockets equal the third-best start in school history.

Toledo held a 15-13 edge until 13:22, when Ed Townsel hit a 3-pointer to put Arkansas State (5-4) up 16-15. The Red Wolves led by as many as six points and led 44-40 at halftime on a two-point tip shot by Kirk Van Slyke.

Toledo came out on a 10-2 run in the second half and took a 50-46 lead on a layup by J.D. Weatherspoon, then steadily pulled away.

Nathan Boothe scored 14, Rian Pearson had 11, and Weatherspoon had 10 for the Rockets, who were 19 of 23 from the free-throw line.

Van Slyke scored a game-high 22 points for the Red Wolves, Cameron Golden, 11, and Kendrick Washington, 10.