Detroit vs Akron Final: 80-73 - Recap

Detroit grabbed an 80-73 win over Akron on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Ray McCallum at Calihan Hall.

Detroit won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites.

Detroit got 17 points from Jason Calliste and another 15 points from Juwan Howard Jr.. Ray McCallum contributed 6 assists, while Nick Minnerath cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Akron got 20 points from Demetrius Treadwell in a losing cause and another 16 points from Chauncey Gilliam. Alex Abreu contributed 7 assists for them, while Demetrius Treadwell had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Akron were victorious, as the score was 36-33 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 37 boards, while Akron only had 30.