Akron, OH (Sports Network) - Zeke Marshall scored 17 points as the Akron Zips
held on for a 62-58 victory over the Princeton Tigers in a non-conference bout
at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Nick Harney added 16 points and Alex Abreu chipped in 10 points and seven
assists for Akron (8-4) which has won four straight.
Denton Koon finished with 16 points for Princeton (5-7). Ian Hummer added 13
points, nine rebounds and seven assists while Hans Brase chipped in 10 points.
The Tigers had won back-to-back games entering play.
The score was knotted at 27-27 at the half. Akron hit on 12-of-25 shots from
the field while Princeton connected on 12-of-26.
Harney scored 10 of his points in the second half and the Zips shot at a 58.3
percent rate over the final 20 minutes. Princeton hung around by hitting on an
even 50.0 percent of their field goal attempts.
The Zips hit 3-of-4 shots from the free throw line in the final minute to hold
on for the win. The Tigers missed both of their field goal attempts in the
Akron outscored Princeton 48-38 on points in the paint but the Tigers had the
28-22 edge in rebounds.
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