75
TF 0
FINAL
End
2nd
ESP+
Sat Dec. 15
2:00pm
BONUS
74
TF 0
AKRON
6-4
ML: +170
AKRON -4.5, O/U 153.5
ML: -197
MRSHL
AKRON

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Elmore helps Marshall hold off Akron 75-74

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Jon Elmore totaled 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists and Marshall held off Akron 75-74 on Saturday.

Elmore sank just 7 of 21 shots and was 1 of 8 from 3-point range until he hit from distance with 2:37 left to play to give the Thundering Herd (7-4) a 75-69 lead. Daniel Utomi scored on a layup, blocked a shot at the other end, grabbed the rebound and sank a 3-pointer to pull the Zips (6-4) within 75-74 with 1:25 to go. Loren Cristian Jackson and Jimond Ivey missed jumpers for Akron in the final four seconds.

C.J. Burks pitched in with 13 points and seven rebounds for Marshall, while freshman Taevion Kinsey scored 10. The Thundering Herd won in Akron for the first time since 2001 and improved to 6-0 this season when leading at halftime. Jarrod West scored all nine of his points in the first half to help Marshall take a 42-36 lead.

Jackson hit five 3-pointers, scoring 26 with five assists for the Zips. Utomi sank four 3s and scored 18, while Tyler Cheese added 14 points and four assists.

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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 7-4 423375
home team logo Akron 6-4 363874
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 7-4 79.5 PPG 35.2 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo Akron 6-4 69.5 PPG 40.3 RPG 12.0 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 19.6 PPG 4.2 RPG 4.9 APG 37.8 FG%
03
D. Utomi 13.9 PPG 5.8 RPG 1.4 APG 38.2 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB