Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Akron

Akron 87, Ark.-Pine Bluff 64


AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Zeke Marshall scored 21 points to help Akron beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 87-64 Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak for the Zips.

Akron (3-5) took an 11-4 lead behind a Zeke Marshall jumper, which sparked a 19-9 run and gave the Zips a 30-13 lead with 1:44 to play in the first half. Marshall, who scored 10 points in the first half, capped the run with two free throws.

Marshall, Akron's all-time blocks leader, also added seven blocks, including four during the first-half run.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-6) pulled within 13, 38-25, after Clay Johnson knocked down a 3-pointer. But the Zips went on another run, this time 30-9, to take a 68-34 lead with 8:35 left to play.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff struggled shooting from 3-point range, hitting only 25 percent (4 of 16), including 2 of 11 in the first half.

Savalace Townsend led the Golden Lions with 23 points.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
C. Johnson, F314-81-220110
D. Broughton, F171-50-00032
L. Weathers, F120-02-44022
S. Townsend, G365-1713-1823123
L. Jackson, G240-55-54345
M. Anderson205-90-040312
J. Harris141-21-47103
A. Allen130-20-01020
K. Jones100-10-00010
R. Bailey80-00-04000
D. Smith60-00-00000
D. Nelson51-20-00013
J. Floyd41-32-21004
Totals 18-5424-353571864
Akron Zips
C. Gilliam, F217-91-111417
N. Cvetinovic, F181-33-44335
Z. Marshall, C277-107-1061121
A. Abreu, G211-40-05523
B. Walsh, G194-60-122210
Q. Diggs202-42-21326
D. Treadwell183-52-44118
B. McClanahan172-50-02216
A. Ibitayo161-11-20033
J. Egner112-30-02024
M. Green50-00-02100
C. Oldham51-20-00222
K. Petersen21-20-00012
Totals 32-5416-2431212487
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Miss. Val.6-128-27330

EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-819-13124
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
Other games
KEN 67 Final
Missouri 104
Lipscomb 65 Final
SAV 33 Final
Wisc 66