Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 70

(5-6, 0-1 MEAC)

Akron 88

(8-2, 6-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 19, 2007

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    NCAT 31 3970
    AKR 49 3988

    Top Performers

    North Carolina A&T: A. Ewing 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Akron: N. Dials 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Akron 88, N. Carolina A&,T 70

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Nick Dials scored 21 points to lead Akron to a 88-70 victory over North Carolina A&T on Wednesday night.

    Quade Milum added 14 points and Nate Linhart contributed 10 for the Zips, who piled on North Carolina A&T 49-31 in the first half. The strong half enabled Akron (8-2) to cruise past North Carolina A&T despite an evenly matched second half with the teams each scoring 39 points.

    Steven Rush scored 18, and Austin Ewing 14, for North Carolina A&T (5-6), which shot 52 percent from the field.

    Akron shot nearly 46 percent from the field, but was able to gain ground with 53 percent (8-15) shooting from behind the 3-point line in the first half while North Carolina A&T could only manage 22 percent (2-9) from behind the arc in the opening half.

    Akron's bench outscored North Carolina A&T's reserves 36-19.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCAT
    AKR
    Points 70 88
    FG Made-Attempted 26-50 (.520) 28-61 (.459)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 13-31 (.419)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-23 (.522) 19-26 (.731)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2007-08 Season

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