TOLEDO, Ohio – Jamere Dismukes scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, when Chicago State rallied to beat Toledo 58-53 Monday.
With Toledo leading 45-38 and 6:16 remaining, Dismukes hit back-to-back 3-pointers bring the Cougars (4-12) within one.
After Julius Brown hit two free throws for Toledo (4-7), Dismukes tied it with another 3-pointer and Matt Ross added another with 2:26 left to give Chicago State a 50-47 lead it never relinquished.
Dismukes, who exceeded his previous career high by a point, finished 7 of 9 from the floor, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers. Chicago State won for the first time in 11 road games this season.
Chicago State shot 50 percent (12 of 24) in the second half, including 9 of 16 on 3s, after hitting 21.4 percent (6 of 28) before halftime.
Rian Pearson scored 14 points and Nathan Boothe and Matt Smith 12 each for Toledo.