North Dakota State vs Akron

Akron 68, N. Dakota St. 53

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Zeke Marshall scored 14 points and blocked five shots as Akron extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games with a 68-53 nonconference victory over North Dakota State on Friday night.

Nick Harney added 13 points and Demetrius Treadwell had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Zips (22-4), whose last loss came on Dec. 15, 80-73 at Detroit.

Akron's streak is one game longer than that of Memphis, which hosts Southern Mississippi on Saturday, and matched Kansas' 18-game streak earlier this season.

North Dakota State (20-8), which trailed 37-23 at halftime, used a 14-0 run to get within six, 47-41, with 7:35 to play. Lawrence Alexander scored six of his 19 points for the Bison during the run.

A jumper by Marshall, followed by his block of an Alexander layup, started a 9-0 Akron streak that blunted the comeback.

Mike Felt added 15 points for North Dakota State.

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North Dakota State Bison
T. Wright, F312-110-19055
B. VandenBergh, F220-30-00040
M. Bjorklund, F171-60-03142
L. Alexander, G408-162-472319
K. Brown, G311-80-03032
M. Felt265-122-241115
J. Aaberg152-32-21016
C. Kading152-50-04024
N. Zastrow30-10-01000
J. Mauch00-10-00000
F. Newell00-10-02000
Totals 21-676-93642353
 31.3%66.7% 
Akron Zips
D. Treadwell, F364-103-11142211
N. Harney, F235-81-350313
Z. Marshall, C335-84-581214
A. Abreu, G262-75-733310
R. McAdams, G222-50-01106
J. Kretzer233-50-04207
C. Betancourt141-30-00322
P. Forsythe80-00-00010
D. Ibitayo82-31-23005
C. Gilliam70-30-02000
Totals 24-5214-2843121368
 46.2%50% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-421-10114
No. Dak. St.11-519-1099
Neb.-Omaha9-716-13156
IPFW8-819-11176
Denver8-816-13199
S. Dak. St.8-815-16211
IUPUI7-913-17221
Western Ill.5-118-19318
Oral Roberts4-128-22286

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-323-656
Ohio10-618-9105
Kent St.9-717-12202
Buffalo9-715-14140
Bowling Green7-913-16218
Miami (Ohio)3-1310-19312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.9-718-11184
W. Michigan9-713-15197
Toledo8-815-14165
N. Illinois7-915-14217
C. Michigan6-1016-13192
E. Michigan6-1014-15178
 
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BUTL 61