Ball State vs Akron Wrap - Akron Wins 71-64

Akron got 15 points from Nick Harney en route to a 71-64 victory over Ball State on Wednesday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Akron did not, however, defeat Ball State against the spread, which closed at 19 at most sportsbooks.

Zeke Marshall had 13 points for Akron and Alex Abreu chipped in with 11 points. Alex Abreu had 7 assists for them, while Zeke Marshall was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Ball State got a 26-point performance from Majok Majok, who was supported by 17 points from Jauwan Scaife. Jesse Berry had 5 assists in a losing cause for Ball State, while Majok Majok grabbed 13 rebounds.

Akron led at halftime, 34-28.

The rebound battle favored Ball State as they grabbed 33 boards, while Akron only had 32.