Akron holds off Eastern Michigan

Akron holds off Eastern Michigan

Alex Allen ran for 50 yards with a pair of touchdowns as the Akron Zips defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles 28-21 Friday.

Akron failed to cover the 14.5-point spread, and the combined 49 points went UNDER the posted total of 51.

Patrick Nicely threw for 117 yards with two TD passes in the win for Akron.

Alex Gillett completed 16-of-30 for 148 yards with a pair of touchdowns in the loss for Eastern Michigan.