Scores

Final

Youngstown St 59

(3-7, 0-1 Horizon)

Akron 79

(9-2, 7-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2007

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    YSU 26 3359
    AKR 46 3379

    Top Performers

    Youngstown St: J. Liles 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Akron: C. Middleton 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Akron 79, Youngstown St. 59

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Cedrick Middleton scored 11 of his 16 points in the first half and Akron jumped out to a 20-point halftime lead en route to beating Youngstown State 79-59 Friday night.

    Nate Linhart scored 14 points and Jeremiah Wood added 12 as the Zips (9-2) won their 16th straight game at home.

    Middleton made all four of his 3-point attempts and Linhart was 3-for-4 beyond the arc for Akron.

    Akron made just one more basket than the Penguins (3-7), but the Zips made five more 3-pointers and outscored Youngstown State 35-22 from the foul line.

    Jack Liles led Youngstown State with 16 points. Byron Davis scored 14 and John Barber added 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    YSU
    AKR
    Points 59 79
    FG Made-Attempted 17-51 (.333) 18-39 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-7 (.429) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-33 (.667) 35-43 (.814)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 29 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

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