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Robotham's 32 points sparks Akron in to win over Marshall

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Noah Robotham hit six 3-pointers for 27 points and Akron pulled away down the stretch to beat Marshall 99-88 on Saturday night.

The win keeps the Zips perfect at home this season, moving them to 6-0 overall.

Isaiah Johnson finished 8 of 8 from the field for 16 points to go with eight rebounds and eight assists, while Kwan Cheatham Jr. added 15 points for the Zips (8-3).

Akron shot 58. 6 percent from the field and hit 15 3-pointers.

Stevie Browning led all scorers with 31 points for Marshall (6-4). Austin Loop finished with 24 points and Jon Elmore added 10 with 10 assists for the Thunder Herd. Elmore is the first player in school history with 10-plus assists in three straight games.

Akron led by just five (89-84) with 4:10 left, but a Robotham 3 sparked an 8-0 Zips' run which put the game out of reach.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Marshall 424688
home team logo Akron 534699
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 11-6 80.5 PPG 35.3 RPG 15.1 APG
home team logo Akron 10-7 72.0 PPG 40.5 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 19.7 PPG 3.9 RPG 5.3 APG 37.7 FG%
03
D. Utomi 15.1 PPG 6.2 RPG 1.4 APG 40.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB