Minutemen Fall 14-13 Against Akron - Game Recap

Minutemen Fall 14-13 Against Akron - Game Recap

The Zips grabbed a Week 12 victory over the Minutemen on Saturday, winning 14-13 at Gillette Stadium.

Akron won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 50.5.

Kyle Pohl completed 20 of 33 pass attempts for 208 yards for the Zips in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Jamal Wilson rushed for 70 yards for Massachusetts, while Shaquille Harris added 45 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 76 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Tajae Sharpe and Elgin Long had 52 and 36 yards respectively.

Akron outgained Massachusetts 341-323 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Zips.

The time of possession battle favored Massachusetts as their offense was on the field for 30:24, longer than the 29:36 of their opponents.

Akron looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Toledo. Massachusetts will aim to get back on the winning track at Central Michigan.