Scores

Final

Cleveland State 75

(3-1, 1-1 away)

Akron 79

(4-2, 0-1 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 8, 2004

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    CLEV 34 4175
    AKR 40 3979

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: M. Niakate 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    Akron: D. Peterson 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Akron 79, Cleveland St. 75

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Darryl Peterson scored 23 points and Romeo Travis had 10 points and 11 rebounds to help Akron beat Cleveland State 79-75 Wednesday.

    Jeremiah Wood also had 11 points and eight boards for the Zips (4-2), who shot 48 percent from the field.

    Mobido Niakate led the Vikings (3-1) with 25 points while Steve Gansey scored 17 points.

    Peterson had a jumper and Wood scored inside on a layup to give Akron a 29-19 lead with 7:04 left in the first half. Cedrick Middleton had nine points as the Zips led 40-34 at halftime.

    Cleveland State pulled within 69-68 with 1:23 remaining but Peterson had a layup and Travis sunk two free throws to help Akron hold off the Vikings.

    The Zips outrebounded Cleveland State 38-30.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    AKR
    Points 75 79
    FG Made-Attempted 25-59 (.424) 27-56 (.482)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 22-32 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 11

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