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Buffalo visits Toledo following Chatman’s 23-point showing

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Buffalo takes on the Toledo Rockets after Sy Chatman scored 23 points in Buffalo’s 76-59 loss to the Akron Zips.

The Rockets have gone 6-2 at home. Toledo averages 79.2 points while outscoring opponents by 1.3 points per game.

The Bulls are 1-3 in conference play. Buffalo has a 1-8 record against opponents over .500.

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Toledo women’s basketball knocks off Michigan for second straight season

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For the second straight season, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team is victorious over the University of Michigan.

The Rockets took a 19-point lead into halftime en route to a dominating 69-46 win over the Wolverines in front of a raucous crowd of over 7,082 at Savage Arena, a regular-season record. Toledo led by as many as 26 points in the game.

Quinesha Lockett led the way with a game-high 20 points. Sophia Wiard also added 14 points and five assists. Sammi Mikonowicz, a Rossford High School graduate, finished the game with 10 points and eight rebounds.

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Rockets basketball ready for 2023-24 season

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TOLEDO, Ohio — It’s a great time of year for Toledo sports fans, as the Rockets football team is standing at the top of the Mid-American Conference.

And next month, the University of Toledo’s basketball season tips off.

The Rockets are ready to land at Savage Arena once again for the 2023-24 season.

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World record-holding shooter wins 3-Point Open, $100,000

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Despite never playing basketball in the NBA or for a major college, Anthony Miracola has kept shooting a basketball at the center of his life for almost all his 38 years.

What seems like an obsession looked like practical brilliance Sunday, when Miracola shredded the nets at Spooky Nook Sports Complex on the way to collecting the $100,000 first prize in the inaugural 3-Point Open.

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Nothing but net for Toledo’s professional basketball team

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – You know about the Toledo Mud Hens and the Walleye, but you may not know about the other professional sports team in town. The Glass City Basketball team is already making quite a name for itself in its first season of play.

Scott High School is home court for the team. One of the star players is a familiar name to local basketball fans.

Chris Darrington played high school hoops at Scott. After a stint in Junior College and The University of Tennessee, he finished his college career at The University of Toledo.

“Basketball is everything to me,” Darrington said. “I feel like I wouldn’t have the things I have, the relationships I have, or been to many of the places I have visited without basketball. I have been able to do so many amazing things because of this game.”

Darrington did play professionally overseas but he was beginning to wonder if he might have to give up on his dream of playing professionally here at home. And then along came the Toledo team.

“There are going to be ups and downs, you have to stay consistent and keep fighting,” Darrington said. “My faith helps me stay level-headed and focused. I never lost faith even when I wanted to give up and it’s going alright for me.”

That might be a bit of an understatement. Darrington was chosen to play in the TBL All Star Game, and was named the MVP.

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