Scores

Final

W Michigan 36

(9-11, 4-3 MAC)

Akron 69

(15-4, 6-1 MAC)

    4:00 PM ET, January 27, 2007

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    WMU 13 2336
    AKR 24 4569

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: S. Gary 8 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Akron: R. Travis 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Akron 69, W Michigan 36

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Romeo Travis scored a game-high 17 points and Akron held Western Michigan to a single point in the first 12 1/2 minutes as the Zips won 69-36 on Saturday.

    Nick Dials added 12 points for Akron (15-4, 6-1 Mid-American Conference).

    Western Michigan (9-11 and 4-3) was led by Shawntes Gary with 8 points.

    Akron went ahead 12-1 with 13:41 to play in the first half on Quade Milum's two free throws before Western Michigan made its first basket, a layup by Gary with 12:39 left in the half.

    Akron led 24-13 at halftime, with Western Michigan shooting 18 percent in the first half.

    Milum widened Akron's lead to 40-21 with a layup with 14:34 to play.

    Western Michigan, trailing 54-34, managed one basket in the final seven minutes, a Derek Fracalossi layup with 4:41 to play.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    AKR
    Points 36 69
    FG Made-Attempted 14-55 (.255) 29-63 (.460)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-7 (.429) 3-4 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 9 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 33

    2006-07 Season

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