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Akron vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Middle Tennessee Wins 80-73

Middle Tennessee got 24 points and 12 rebounds from Shawn Jones en route to an 80-73 victory over Akron on Saturday at Murphy Center.

Middle Tennessee was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as a favorite.

Middle Tennessee got 17 points from Kerry Hammonds II and another 17 points from Jaqawn Raymond. Tweety Knight contributed 5 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Akron got 25 points from Quincy Diggs in a losing cause and another 11 points from Pat Forsythe. Nick Harney contributed 2 assists for them, while Jake Kretzer had 6 rebounds.

Middle Tennessee had a 32-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.