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Rockets top EMU 77-66

03/08/2014, 4:08pm EST
By BLADE STAFF

UT men become MAC champs, first time since '06-07; Drummond scores all of his 22 in 2nd half

The University of Toledo Rockets are Mid-American Conference basketball champions.

The Rockets topped Eastern Michigan, 77-66, today on the final game of the regular season to tie Western Michigan for the title. It marks UT's eighth MAC championship in program history and its first since 2006-07.

Justin Drummond scored all 22 of his points in the second half, and senior Rian Pearson scored 17 points in what could be his final appearance at Savage Arena. Pearson added 12 rebounds.

The Rockets (26-5, 14-4) will be the No. 2 seed in next week's MAC tournament.

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