Akron vs Toledo

Akron 71, Toledo 56


TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Zeke Marshall scored 18 points and tied his own school record with nine blocked shots as Akron defeated Toledo 71-56 Wednesday night to extend its winning streak to 10 games for the first time in 40 years.

The Zips (14-4, 5-0 Mid-American Conference), who won 14 straight in the 1972-73 season, jumped out to a 15-point lead, but went cold after Chauncey Gilliam's 3-pointer made it 30-14 at the 7:31 mark. Akron did not score again for more than 5 minutes en route to a 36-21 halftime advantage.

After the Rockets (6-10, 2-3) closed to 40-32 with 15:48 remaining, the Zips hit five straight 3-pointers, three by Gilliam and two by Alex Abreu, to lead 55-39.

Akron's Demetrius Treadwell had his second straight double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, Gilliam added 12 points on 4-of-5 3-point shooting and Abreu finished with 11 points.

Rian Pearson's 16 points led Toledo.

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Akron Zips
D. Treadwell, F305-120-0111010
N. Harney, F180-30-06000
Z. Marshall, C308-102-580418
A. Abreu, G344-90-049111
B. Walsh, G264-80-06109
J. Kretzer150-51-11301
C. Gilliam134-50-111012
P. Forsythe101-30-02012
D. Ibitayo101-40-02033
R. McAdams81-22-22005
C. Betancourt60-20-00010
Totals 28-635-943151071
Toledo Rockets
M. Smith, F302-62-24026
N. Boothe, C221-82-25044
J. Brown, G385-130-025011
D. Buckley, G334-70-02319
R. Pearson, G247-192-280016
R. Holliday243-52-47118
R. Wonnell181-10-00122
J. Lemons110-20-01100
Totals 23-618-1034111056
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