Miami (Ohio) vs Akron

Akron 72, Miami (Ohio) 58


AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Zeke Marshall scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Akron wrapped up its second consecutive Mid-American Conference regular-season title Tuesday night by defeating Miami (Ohio) 72-58.

Nick Harney scored 13 points and Alex Abreu added 12 points and seven assists for the Zips (24-5, 14-1), who bounced back from an 81-67 loss to Buffalo on Saturday that ended their 19-game winning streak.

Abreu's 3-pointer 21 seconds into the second half started a 13-2 run that gave Akron a 44-30 lead with 14:54 remaining.

The RedHawks (8-20, 3-12), who have lost eight in a row, got to within 54-46 with 8:56 left on a 3-pointer by Jon Harris, but Akron opened up a 15-point lead over the next 1:13 on a 3 by Reggie McAdams, a layup by Marshall and two free throws by Demetrius Treadwell.

Harris led Miami with 21 points and was 4 of 6 on 3-pointers.

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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
J. Harris, F378-121-161121
W. Felder, F204-73-343211
V. Legarza, C265-70-060210
R. Johnson, G261-52-43014
Q. Rollins, G241-50-00342
G. McKnight202-110-11425
J. Sewell190-01-24011
W. Sullivan161-10-02012
J. Tadlock121-20-00022
Totals 23-507-1129111658
Akron Zips
D. Treadwell, F343-64-572310
N. Harney, F255-82-541113
Z. Marshall, C336-72-585014
A. Abreu, G324-80-017412
B. Walsh, G233-80-04107
J. Kretzer202-60-00034
R. McAdams102-50-00006
C. Betancourt81-20-00132
P. Forsythe70-00-01010
C. Gilliam51-30-01112
D. Ibitayo30-12-21002
Totals 27-5410-1730181672
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-722-14142
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Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
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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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