Detroit 30 30 60
Akron 21 58 79
Date of game: 12/18/2013

Recap: Akron vs. Detroit

Akron, OH ( - Demetrius Treadwell had a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds, as the Akron Zips made easy work of the Detroit Titans, 79-60, in a non-conference tilt at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Nyles Evans scored 14 points for the Zips (5-2). Jake Kretzer added 11 points, while Quincy Diggs chipped in 10 points and seven assists.

Anton Wilson led the Titans (5-7) with 16 points. Juwan Howard, Jr. scored 13 points and Evan Bruinsma added 12. Ugochukwu Njoku brought down nine boards.

Akron shot a miserable 23.1 percent from the floor and made 2-of-9 from 3- point range in the first half. Detroit was able to take a 30-21 lead into the break despite only shooting 37.9 percent from the field itself.

The Zips caught fire in the second half, draining 71.4 percent of their field goal attempts, including 9-of-12 from beyond the arc. Detroit only shot 34.4 percent from the field after intermission as it quickly fell behind.

Despite losing, Detroit held a 22-4 advantage in points off turnovers.

Akron's bench outscored Detroit's reserves, 43-21. The Zips also outrebounded the Titans, 44-29.

Game Notes

The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.