Akron vs Kent State Recap - Akron Wins 71-67
|Akron vs Kent State Recap - Akron Wins 71-67|
Akron grabbed a 71-67 win over Kent State on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Zeke Marshall at Memorial Athletic Center.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 4 number at most sportsbooks.
Akron got 15 points from Demetrius Treadwell and another 11 points from Chauncey Gilliam. Alex Abreu contributed 6 assists, while Demetrius Treadwell cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Kent State got 19 points from Chris Evans in a losing cause and another 14 points from Kris Brewer. Randal Holt contributed 4 assists for them, while Chris Evans had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kent State were victorious, as the score was 36-26 at the break.
Akron had a 51-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.