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Cheatham key block late helps lift Akron over Miami (Ohio)

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Kwan Cheatham Jr. scored 14 points and blocked a key shot in the final seconds, and Akron beat Miami (Ohio) 74-70 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.

Michael Weathers made a pair of free throws to pull Miami to 73-70 with 21 seconds left. Logan McLane then forced a turnover, and had a chance to move the RedHawks within one, but Cheatham blocked his layup attempt with 10 seconds to go. Antino Jackson split a pair of free throws to seal it for the Zips (14-3, 4-0 Mid-American Conference).

Daniel Utomi made five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Akron.

McLane scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Miami (8-9, 1-3). Michael Weathers and Abdoulaye Harouna added 12 points apiece.

The game was tied at 66 with 2:25 remaining. Isaiah Johnson scored four points and Noah Robotham split a pair of free throws and the Zips led 71-66 with 1:23 left.

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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
Team Stats
away team logo Akron 17-16 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo Miami (Ohio) 15-17 70.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 10.9 APG
Key Players
03
D. Utomi 14.2 PPG 5.5 RPG 1.3 APG 40.3 FG%
1
N. Sibande 16.1 PPG 5.1 RPG 1.2 APG 39.4 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