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Banks sparks second-half rally as Akron wins 70-50

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Channel Banks scored nine of his 15 points in the second half when Akron pulled away from Cedarville for a 70-50 victory in the Zips' season opener on Tuesday night.

Akron led only 31-29 after a first half that saw five lead changes and six ties. Banks opened up the second half with a 3-pointer and the Zips would keep the lead, going up by 22 with 5:24 remaining after a 13-0 run that included two 3-pointers from Banks. A Jeremy Roscoe 3-pointer gave the Zips their largest lead of 26 with 3:40 to go.

Banks made 4 of 6 from the arc with the Zips sinking 11 3-pointers. Loren Cristian Jackson added 14 points with four 3-pointers while Jimond Ivey had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Braden Maughmer scored 15 points for the Division II Yellow Jackets.

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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 Cedarville 292150
home team logo Akron 1-0 313970
Team Stats
away team logo Cedarville PPG RPG APG
home team logo Akron 1-0 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
03
D. Utomi 14.2 PPG 5.5 RPG 1.3 APG 40.3 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