TOLEDO, Ohio -- Rian Pearson recorded his first double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Toledo pulled away to beat Illinois-Chicago 74-55 Saturday in a nonconference matchup.
Holliday made three 3-pointers and scored 11 points in the first half to help the Rockets take a 39-30 lead into halftime.
Ahead 47-40 with 15:05 left in the second half, Toledo went on an 18-5 run to push the lead to 20, 65-45, with 5:55 left to play.
Illinois-Chicago (9-4) shot 34.5 percent (10 for 29) in the second half.
Pearson scored 15 points in the second half, and Toledo made 12 of 14 free throws in the period to seal the victory.
Daniel Barnes went 6 of 10 from deep to lead the Flames with 18 points.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.