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Castaneda's 24 lead Akron past Kent State 67-55

Feb. 04, 2023 00:50 AM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Xavier Castaneda scored 24 points as Akron beat Kent State 67-55 on Friday. Castaneda shot 6 for 14 (5 for 9 from 3-point range) and 7 of 9 from the free throw line for the Zips (17-6, 9-1 Mid-American Conference). Enrique Freeman added 19 points while going 4 of...

Millner scores 21 as Toledo knocks off Bowling Green 91-77

Jan. 28, 2023 17:18 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Setric Millner Jr.'s 21 points helped Toledo defeat Bowling Green 91-77 on Saturday. Millner also added seven rebounds for the Rockets (15-6, 6-2 Mid-American Conference). Rayj Dennis added 21 points plus five rebounds and six assists. EJ Farmer finished with 15...

Video shows police repeatedly warn armed man before firing

Jan. 27, 2023 18:21 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Seven police officers shot and killed a man holding a rifle after he walked toward them and raised the gun despite their repeated calls for him to drop it, body-camera footage released Friday showed. The officers fired within seconds of each other at the...

Police say officers shot, killed man after he pointed gun

Jan. 25, 2023 10:42 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man holding a shotgun after he refused to drop it and pointed the weapon at them outside his house, Toledo police said. The man's wife called 911 early Wednesday and said he was shooting a gun and that she might have been hit,...

Toledo spoils Bates' career night, beats Eastern Michigan

Jan. 24, 2023 21:36 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — JT Shumate and Dante Maddox Jr. combined to score 39 points and Toledo needed five starters scoring in double-digits to offset a 43-point effort from Emoni Bates and lift the Rockets to an 84-79 victory over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night. Bates scored 29...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jan. 23, 2023 17:45 PM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. January 22, 2023. Editorial: Racketeering trial will highlight why PUCO, Statehouse reforms are urgent The federal corruption trial of two prominent Republicans that began Friday in Cincinnati is sure to offer Ohioans insights into how politics...

Ohio death row inmate resentenced, could get parole

Jan. 22, 2023 12:09 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prison inmate who has spent nearly four decades on death row in the murder of a convenience store clerk has been resentenced to a term that could allow his release on parole. Lucas County Judge Stacy Cook vacated Gregory Esparza's death sentence and...

Colt spurs Northern Illinois over Eastern Michigan 88-67

Jan. 21, 2023 18:43 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — David Coit scored 24 points and Northern Illinois rolled to an 88-67 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday. Coit added five assists for the Huskies (7-12, 3-3 Mid-American Conference). Zarigue Nutter had 19 points and Darweshi Hunter scored 16. ...

Dennis' 21 lead Toledo past Buffalo 86-77

Jan. 20, 2023 23:56 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rayj Dennis scored 21 points as Toledo beat Buffalo 86-77 on Friday night. Dennis also contributed seven assists for the Rockets (13-6, 4-2 Mid-American Conference). Setric Millner Jr. scored 20 points while going 8 of 12 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from...

Dennis scores 25, Toledo defeats Ohio 90-75

Jan. 17, 2023 22:10 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Rayj Dennis scored 25 points as Toledo beat Ohio 90-75 on Tuesday night. Dennis added nine rebounds and seven assists for the Rockets (12-6, 3-2 Mid-American Conference). JT Shumate scored 21 points and added six rebounds. Dante Maddox Jr. shot 4 for 6 (2 for 3...