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Akron vs Kent State

Akron 71, Kent St. 67

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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Zeke Marshall scored 17 points, five on last-minute free throws, to lead Akron over Kent State 71-67 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.

The Zips (13-4, 4-0) trailed 36-26 at halftime after a 16-2 Kent State run ended the half. They rallied behind Marshall (11 rebounds) and Demetrius Treadwell, who also posted a double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds.

The Golden Flashes (11-7, 2-2), who got 19 points from Chris Evans and 14 apiece from Kris Brewer and Darren Goodson, last led at 63-60. With the score tied 66-66 after Brewer's trey with 1:01 left to play, Marshall scored Akron's last five points on free throws to clinch it.

Akron had decisive edges in three categories. The Zips' bench outscored Kent State's 21-9. Akron also had a 23-8 advantage in second-chance points, and the Zips outscored Kent State 30-18 on points in the paint.

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N. Harney, F122-60-03154
Z. Marshall, C335-77-14110317
A. Abreu, G362-101-23637
B. Walsh, G213-80-26137
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D. Ibitayo100-43-42003
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C. Evans, F355-118-1172419
D. Goodson, F275-82-541514
M. Henniger, F151-22-22044
K. Brewer, G354-114-523014
R. Holt, G271-115-65417
B. Pope150-01-21001
M. Tabb152-60-05044
D. Manley121-30-01023
K. Spicer80-00-03010
K. Thomas60-11-22221
C. Ortiz50-10-02010
Totals 19-5423-3339122467
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Ohio5-1410-20231
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Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
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