Miaohio 58
Akron 31 41 72
Date of game: 3/5/2013

Recap: Akron vs. Miami-Ohio

Akron, OH (Sports Network) - Led by 14 points from Zeke Marshall, the Akron Zips downed the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 72-58, in a Mid-American Conference tilt at James A. Rhodes Arena.

For the Zips (24-5, 14-1 MAC), Nick Harney added 13 points, Alex Abreu scored 12 points and Demetrius Treadwell chipped in with 10 points. With the win the Zips clinched the MAC regular season title outright.

Jon Harris led the RedHawks (8-20, 3-12) with a game-high 21 points, while Will Felder finished with 11 points and Vince Legarza tallied 10 points. Miami-Ohio has now lost eight in a row.

Akron shot 46.2 percent from the field to open the contest and took a 31-28 lead into intermission. Miami-Ohio shot 41.9 percent in the opening period and was just 2-of-6 from 3-point range.

In the second half, both teams heated up from the field. The Zips connected on 53.6 percent from the field, including 6-of-14 from 3-point distance. The RedHawks hit on 52.6 percent from the field and 3-of-5 from beyond the 3-point arc. Akron opened the second half on a 13-2 run to take control of the contest and Miami-Ohio never threatened again.

The Zips outscored the RedHawks 31-8 in points off of turnovers. The RedHawks had the edge in points in the paint, 32-30.

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