Vanderbilt vs. Toledo
|Site||Memorial Gym (14,168) |
|Date/Time||Dec. 2, 2006 • 7 P.M. CT|
|Head Coach||Kevin Stallings||Stan Joplin|
|Series Record||VU leads, 2-0|
|Free Throw %||.722||.693|
Scouting Toledo: Toledo comes to Nashville with a 2-3 record after dropping a 57-52 decision at Drexel on Wednesday. The Rocket are led by the trio of swingman Keonta Howell (17.4 ppg, 19-40 3FGs), guard Justin Ingram (17.4 ppg) and forward Florentino Valencia (13.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg).
One of the three has led the Rockets in scoring in every game this season. Howell and Ingram combined for 53 of Toledo's 75 points in the Rockets, 75-69, overtime win against Middle Tennessee at the Paradise Jam.
Toledo is playing its first seven games of the season away from home -- the longest such stretch in school history.
The Rockets were picked to finish first in the Western Division of the Mid-American Conference by the MAC News Media Association prior to the start of the season. Toledo has finished either first or second in the division in seven of the last eight seasons.