Ballst 19 27 46
Akron 35 38 73
Date of game: 1/29/2014

Recap: Akron vs. Ball State

Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Demetrius Treadwell and Nick Harney each finished with 15 points to lead the Akron Zips over the Ball State Cardinals, 73-46, in a Mid-American Conference battle at Rhodes Arena.

For the Zips (14-6, 6-1 MAC), Kwan Cheatham, Jr. added 14 points and Reggie McAdams scored 11, as they won for their third straight game.

Majok Majok led the Cardinals (4-14, 1-6) with 15 points.

Akron shot 40 percent from the field in the first half, including 5-of-16 from beyond the arc. The Zips held Ball State to just 29.2 percent shooting, with the Cardinals missing all but one of their seven 3-point tries. Trailing by six, 12-6, with under 13 minutes to play in the half, Akron ended the frame on a 29-7 run, as it went into the break leading comfortably, 35-19.

After intermission, Ball State improved to 40 percent shooting and 3-of-8 from 3-point distance. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, the Zips connected on 59.1 percent of their shots from the floor, including 5-of-8 from deep. The Cardinals never got closer than seven points in the second half, as the Zips cruised to victory.

The Zips outrebounded the Cardinals, 34-28. Akron also had the advantage from long-range, outscoring Ball State from 3-point distance, 30-12.

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