Scores

Final

Detroit 63

(3-4, 0-3 away)

Akron 81

(3-2, 2-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 26, 2011

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    DET 32 3163
    AKR 43 3881

    Top Performers

    Detroit: C. Simon 27 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Akron: N. Cvetinovic 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Akron 81, Detroit 63

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio -- Nikola Cvetinovic scored 16 points to help Akron pull away from Detroit in the Zips' 81-63 win on Saturday night.

    Akron (3-2) held a four point lead, 30-26, with 5:13 left in the first half before the Zips went on a 13-6 run to take a 43-32 lead into halftime. Detroit narrowed the lead to eight, 57-49, in the second half but wouldn't get any closer as Akron reeled off five unanswered buckets to take a 17-point lead, 66-49, with 10:40 remaining to play.

    Akron shot well all game, hitting 54.2 percent (32 of 59) from the field and 50 percent (8 of 16) from 3-point range.

    Nick Harney scored 15 points and Brett McClanahan added 12 for Akron.

    Chase Simon paced Detroit (3-4) with 27 points, making 10 of 15 attempts from the field and three 3-pointers.

    The win snaps a two-game losing streak for Akron.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DET
    AKR
    Points 63 81
    FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 32-59 (.542)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 8-16 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 9-16 (.563)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 18

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