Akron vs Ball State

Akron 70, Ball St. 58


MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Quincy Diggs and Brian Walsh scored 16 points each as Akron won for the sixth time in seven games with a 70-58 victory over Ball State on Tuesday night.

Alex Abreu added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and seven assists for the Zips (13-7, 5-1 Mid-American), who lead the MAC East. Demetrius Treadwell scored 11.

Jarrod Jones had 25 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals (12-6, 4-2), whose two-game winning streak ended. Randy Davis scored 11.

Jones scored the first nine points of the game before Abreu got Akron on the board with 16:02 left in the first half.

The Cardinals led 30-27 at intermission, but the Zips gained control by breaking away from a 36-36 tie with a 6-0 run.

Diggs hit a basket and two free throws before Treadwell scored for a 42-36 edge with 12:24 left. Akron led the rest of the way.

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Akron Zips
N. Cvetinovic, F223-50-13017
C. Gilliam, F131-30-01013
Z. Marshall, C271-30-06042
A. Abreu, G314-50-027312
B. Walsh, G293-78-850016
Q. Diggs275-75-612216
N. Harney181-70-06222
B. McClanahan180-41-21221
D. Treadwell155-71-130111
Totals 23-4815-1835131670
Ball State Cardinals
J. Jones, F339-165-692425
T. Koch, F312-62-24427
C. Bond, F263-90-03126
R. Davis, G315-80-152411
T. Robinson, G312-90-01425
J. Berry200-54-40004
J. Scaife110-20-00000
M. Kamieniecki100-20-03010
A. Adeoye70-10-02000
Totals 21-5811-1331131558
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-722-14142
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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