North Dakota St 53
Akron 37 31 68
Date of game: 2/22/2013

Recap: Akron vs. North Dakota St

Akron, OH (Sports Network) - Zeke Marshall logged 14 points, eight rebounds and five blocks as the Akron Zips powered past the North Dakota State Bison, 68-53, as part of the annual BracketBuster event at Rhodes Arena.

Demetrius Treadwell tallied a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds for Akron (22-4), which extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games. Nick Harney (13 points) and Alex Abreu (10 points) were also impressive for the hosts.

For NDSU (20-8), Lawrence Alexander recorded 19 points and seven rebounds, while Mike Felt scored 15 points off the bench. The Bison's pace has slowed in recent weeks, as they have lost five of their last nine games.

Akron shot a solid 45.2 percent from the field in the first half while playing outstanding defense as well, holding NDSU to less than 29 percent shooting. The Zips carried a comfortable 37-23 lead into halftime.

The Bison made things interested by cutting their deficit to just six with 7:35 to play, but the Zips put an end to the threat by scoring nine consecutive points to pull away.

Akron won the rebounding battle, 43-36, which helped it overcome an underwhelming 14-of-28 showing from the free-throw line.

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