ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Jaelan Sanford was 6 for 6 and Toledo went 12-for-12 from the free-throw line in the final 1:02 as the Rockets held off Loyola-Chicago, 82-74 in the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday night.
Devon Turk hit a 3-pointer with 1:05 left to pull the Ramblers within seven, 70-63, but the Rockets made them pay when they were forced to foul. Turk converted a 3-point play, cutting the Toledo lead to 72-66, and his 3-pointer with :24 left made it a five-point game, 76-71, but Loyola-Chicago got no closer.
Jonathan Williams scored 20 points to lead the Rockets (4-1), with Stuckley Mosley adding another 18. Sanford finished with 14 points and Nathan Boothe and Nate Navigato added 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Ben Richardson came off the bench to lead the Ramblers (4-2) with 21 points. Turk added 15 and Earl Peterson and Milton Boyle each added 11.