Scores

Final

Toledo 45

(3-18, 0-7 MAC)

Akron 59

(15-6, 5-2 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2010

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    TOL 19 2645
    AKR 27 3259

    Top Performers

    Toledo: M. Griffin 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Akron: H. Hitchens 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Akron 59, Toledo 45

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio -- Anthony Hitchens scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half as Akron defeated Toledo 59-45 on Saturday night.

    Eight of Hitchens' second-half points came during a 15-2 run when the Zips (15-6, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) turned a 40-36 lead with 8:03 remaining into a 55-38 margin with 5:00 to play.

    Turnovers hurt the Rockets (3-18, 0-7), who committed 17 to six by Akron. The Zips led 27-19 after a first half in which they had a 9-0 advantage in points scored off turnovers.

    Nicola Cvetinovic added 10 points and six rebounds for Akron.

    Malcolm Griffin scored 13 points to lead Toledo, including three layups during an 11-2 second-half run that cut Akron's lead to four points. Jake Barnett scored 11 points for the Rockets.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOL
    AKR
    Points 45 59
    FG Made-Attempted 18-43 (.419) 24-57 (.421)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-11 (.091) 5-23 (.217)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 6-14 (.429)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 17

    2009-10 Season

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