Scores

Final

Akron 79

(14-6, 4-2 MAC)

W Michigan 70

(11-8, 3-3 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2010

    University Arena in Read Fieldhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan

    1 2 T
    AKR 35 4479
    WMU 27 4370

    Top Performers

    Akron: J. Conyers 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Michigan: D. Kool 30 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Akron 79, W. Michigan 70

    Associated Press

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Four players scored in double figures and Akron shot 53 percent from the floor to defeat Western Michigan 79-70 Wednesday night.

    Jimmy Conyers and Brett McKnight scored 11 points each for Akron and Chris McKnight and Nikola Cvetinovic had 10 apiece. Two other players, Darryl Roberts and Brett McClanahan, scored nine. All of Roberts' points came at the free-throw line, where Akron went 23-for-31. The Zips never trailed and led by 18 early in the second half.

    The balance of the Zips (14-6, 4-2 Mid-American) overcame David Kool's 30-point night for Western Michigan (11-8, 3-3). Donald Lawson had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Broncos, who shot 41 percent from the floor.

    Kool became Western Michigan's all-time scoring leader with 1,790 points, two ahead of Manny Newsome. He was 11-for-20 from the floor, but the rest of the Broncos went 13-for-38.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AKR
    WMU
    Points 79 70
    FG Made-Attempted 24-45 (.533) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2009-10 Season

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