Scores

Final

Akron 61

(20-7, 10-3 MAC)

Miami (OH) 56

(11-15, 8-5 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 17, 2010

    John D. Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio

    1 2 T
    AKR 29 3261
    M-OH 27 2956

    Top Performers

    Akron: C. McKnight 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Miami (OH): K. Hayes 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

    Akron 61, Miami (Ohio) 56

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Ohio -- Brett McKnight scored 13 points and Akron held off Miami of Ohio in a 61-56 win on Wednesday night, maintaining its share of the Mid-American Conference's top spot.

    Chris McKnight, Brett's brother, had 12 points for the Zips (20-7, 10-3), who are tied with Kent State in the conference standings. With the loss, the RedHawks (11-15, 8-5) fell two games behind Akron.

    Allen Roberts' three-point play put Miami ahead 50-49 with 4:41 left in the second half. But Chris McKnight, who went 5-for-8 from the floor, answered with a layup 20 seconds later to give the Zips the lead for good.

    Kenny Hayes led the RedHawks with 16 points, Adam Fletcher had 12 points, and Julian Mavunga added eight points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.

    Akron won despite shooting 41.5 percent from the floor (22-for-53) compared to the RedHawks, who shot 42.3 percent (22-for-52).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AKR
    M-OH
    Points 61 56
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 22-52 (.423)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 0-15 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 0

    2009-10 Season

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