Recap: Akron vs. Miami-Ohio
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Behind 15 points and 10 rebounds from Demetrius Treadwell, the Akron Zips managed to fend off the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 59-52, in a Mid-American Conference bout at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Treadwell shot 6-of-10 from the field for Akron (11-5, 3-0 MAC), which has won five in a row. Nick Harney came off the bench for the hosts to net 12 points on 4-of-4 from the floor.
For Miami-Ohio (5-9, 1-2), Will Felder led all scorers with 16 points, hauling in seven rebounds as well.
The RedHawks controlled much of the first half, leading by as many as seven, but they only carried a one-point lead into intermission, 25-24. Both teams shot 10-of-25 from the floor in the opening stanza.
Akron scored the first five points of the second half and never relinquished the lead from that point forward, shooting 11-of-23 from the field and 9-of-13 at the free-throw line in the final 20 minutes.
The Zips' bench outscored the RedHawks' reserves, 31-11.Game Notes