AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Romeo Travis scored 21 points and Darryl
Peterson finished with 20 points and seven rebounds to lead Akron
to a 75-59 victory over Buffalo on Wednesday.
Bubba Walther had 10 points and Dru Joyce passed for 10 assists
for the Zips (8-5, 2-3 Mid-American), who forced 16 turnovers and
held Buffalo to just 33.3 percent shooting from the field.Mark Bortz paced the Bisons (9-4, 2-3) with 13 points off the
bench and Yassin Idbihi pitched in 12 points and nine rebounds.
Buffalo outrebounded Akron 48-36.A dunk by Akron's Rob Preston ignited a 15-2 run to close out
the first half for the Zips. Walther and Peterson made 3-pointers
and Travis scored five straight points during the run, which gave
Akron a 39-23 lead at the break.The Zips led by as many as 19 points in the second half,
maintaining a double-digit lead throughout.Akron shot 42 percent from the field and made 20 of 29 free