Akron vs Western Michigan Recap - Western Michigan Wins 57-54
|Akron vs Western Michigan Recap - Western Michigan Wins 57-54|
Western Michigan earned a 57-54 victory over Akron on Wednesday, getting 17 points from David Brown at University Arena.
Western Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Shayne Whittington had 15 points for Western Michigan and Connar Tava chipped in with 12 points. Austin Richie had 4 assists for them, while Shayne Whittington was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Akron got 16 points from Demetrius Treadwell in a losing cause and another 9 points from Quincy Diggs. Quincy Diggs contributed 3 assists for them, while Demetrius Treadwell had 12 rebounds.
Western Michigan trailed at halftime, 28-20.
Western Michigan had a 35-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.