DETROIT -- Jason Calliste scored 24 points to lead Detroit to a 79-73 victory over Toledo on Wednesday night.
Detroit led 38-36 at halftime. Toledo would take a 42-40 lead early in the second hand off a layup by Rian Pearson. A series of ties and lead changes would follow until Anderson made a layup with 9:45 remaining, giving Detroit a 56-54 lead. Detroit went on an 11-point run to pull away from Toledo (2-6) and never trailed again.
This was the 51st meeting between Detroit and Toledo, with Toledo leading the series.