Akron vs Mississippi State

Mississippi State upset on home court by Akron

CBSSports.com wire reports
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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
Buffalo12-623-1028
Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Akron10-921-14115
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
Ohio5-1410-20231
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C. Michigan12-623-970
Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284

Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky18-038-11
Arkansas13-527-920
LSU11-722-1157
Georgia11-721-1238
Texas A&M11-721-1267
Ole Miss11-721-1360
Vanderbilt9-921-14104
Alabama8-1019-1585
Florida8-1016-1772
Tennessee7-1116-1696
S. Carolina6-1217-1691
Miss. State6-1213-19216
Auburn4-1415-20128
Missouri3-159-23218
 
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