Clevest 57
Akron 42 45 87
Date of game: 12/23/2012

Recap: Akron vs. Cleveland State

Akron, OH (Sports Network) - Nick Harney paced five teammates in double figures with 19 points as the Akron Zips made easy work of the Cleveland State Vikings, 87-57, in non-conference action at Rhodes Arena.

Zeke Marshall added 18 points for the Zips (6-4), who have won back-to-back games. Demetrius Treadwell tallied 15 points and eight rebounds, while Alex Abreu and Jake Kretzer netted 11 points apiece for the home team.

For Cleveland State (7-5), Junior Lomomba had 19 points and Bryn Forbes scored 13 from off the bench.

The Zips shot 51.6 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-10 from 3-point range, to get out to a 42-25 halftime lead.

Akron improved its shooting percentage to .548 after the break as its lead was never in doubt.

Cleveland State made good on just 18-of-52 attempts from the field on the afternoon (.346), including 5-of-20 from beyond the arc.

Game Notes

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