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Mississippi State upset on home court by Akron

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STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Quincy Diggs scored 19 points to lead Akron to a 68-58 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night.

Akron (1-0) shot 48.4 percent (30 of 62) from the field and confused the Bulldogs on defense all night. The Zips forced 19 turnovers, had six steals and blocked eight shots.

Mississippi State (1-1) led early, but Akron finished the first half on an 18-8 run and led 37-29 at the break. MSU never led in the second half.

The Bulldogs shot 34.5 percent from the field (19 of 55) and were 2 of 13 from 3-point range.

Zeke Marshall controlled the paint for Akron, finishing with five blocks and 10 points before fouling out.

Dee Bost paced Mississippi State with 13 points, and Renardo Sidney added 12 points and five rebounds. Freshman Rodney Hood scored 10.

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Akron Zips
Q. Diggs, F338-132-241319
N. Cvetinovic, F303-72-26048
Z. Marshall, C245-70-060510
B. McClanahan, G351-100-04102
A. Abreu, G293-92-35338
B. Walsh174-70-02119
N. Harney163-40-13046
D. Treadwell81-20-02022
C. Gilliam72-30-00004
J. Egner10-00-00000
Totals 30-626-83462268
 48.4%75% 
Mississippi State Bulldogs
A. Moultrie, F382-134-715018
R. Sidney, F255-92-451212
R. Hood, G374-101-241010
D. Bost, G332-98-952413
B. Bryant, G324-91-15129
J. Steele191-32-22034
W. Lewis131-10-03002
D. Smith30-10-00000
Totals 19-5518-254151258
 34.5%72% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.5-114-5115
Bowling Green4-212-566
Akron4-213-6110
Buffalo3-312-655
Ohio2-47-10192
Miami (Ohio)2-47-12280
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan4-214-3105
W. Michigan4-212-6128
Toledo3-311-899
N. Illinois2-48-9218
Ball St.2-47-10209
E. Michigan1-512-7178

Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky6-019-02
Arkansas4-215-421
LSU4-215-437
Georgia4-213-524
Texas A&M4-213-533
Tennessee4-212-656
Alabama3-313-649
Ole Miss3-312-748
Florida3-310-985
Auburn2-410-9141
Miss. State2-49-10208
Vanderbilt1-511-8114
S. Carolina1-510-8118
Missouri1-57-12162
 
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