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NCAA Game Summary - Akron at Eastern Michigan



(Wednesday, January 22nd)

Final Score: Akron 78, Eastern Michigan 68

Ypsilanti, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Jake Kretzer led the way with 25 points on 7-of-12 from 3-point range, as the Akron Zips took down the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 78-68, in Mid-American Conference action at the Convocation Center.

For the Zips (12-6, 4-1 MAC), Demetrius Treadwell added a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds and Quincy Diggs finished with 14 points and five assists.

Karrington Ward led the Eagles (11-7, 3-2) with 20 points. Darell Combs chipped in with 12 points for the hosts, while Mike Talley scored 10.

Akron opened the game on a 20-3 run and led comfortably at the break, 39-19. The Zips shot 51.9 percent from the field in the half, including a strong 8-of-12 from beyond the arc. They held EMU to just 21.2 percent shooting from the field, as the Eagles missed all five of their 3-point tries in the period.

After the break, EMU improved its shooting to 48.7 percent but still struggled from deep, making 5-of-16 from 3-point range. Akron cooled off in the second, shooting 41.9 percent, including 2-of-7 from 3-point range. The Eagles got as close as seven in the second but never threatened the lead, as the Zips cruised to victory.

The Zips did a large chunk of their damage from the perimeter, outscoring the Eagles 30-15 from the 3-point arc.

01/22 22:04:47 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2
 
Final
MIA 4
TEX 5
Final
PHI 4
SEA 3
Final
MIL 5
TOR 9
Final
OAK 5
NYM 8
Final
WAS 3
ARI 2
 
Final
PIT 3
ATL 2
9th
NYY 2
HOU 5
 
Final
TAM 0
DET 6
8th
BOS 3
ANA 7
 
8th
STL 5
CIN 0
 
7th
CHC 2
SFG 8
 
8th
CWS 3
BAL 4
 
7th
MIN 0
CLE 3
 
6th
COL 1
KAN 2
 
2nd
LOS 0
SDP 0
 
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2