Recap - Akron Defeats Kent State 58-54

Akron earned a 58-54 victory over Kent State on Friday, getting 14 points from Demetrius Treadwell at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Akron won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.

Deji Ibitayo had 11 points for Akron and Nick Harney chipped in with 9 points. Quincy Diggs had 3 assists for them, while Isaiah Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Kent State got 14 points from Kellon Thomas in a losing cause and another 10 points from Khaliq Spicer. Darren Goodson contributed 3 assists for them, while Darren Goodson had 8 rebounds.

Akron trailed at halftime, 32-27.

Kent State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-35.