Scores

Final

AR-Pine Bluff 46

(1-9, 0-8 away)

Akron 76

(5-4, 3-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

1 2 T
ARPB 21 2546
AKR 34 4276

Top Performers

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: T. Hammond 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

Akron: Z. Marshall 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

Akron 76, Ark.-Pine Bluff 46

Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio -- Brian Walsh had 14 points and Zeke Marshall had 13 points and five blocked shots as Akron dominated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 76-46 Tuesday night in nonconference action.

The Zips (5-4) entered 19th in the nation with 8.6 3-pointers per game and connected on 11 of 34 treys Tuesday, including Walsh's 4-of-9 performance.

Marshall entered the game with 29 blocked shots, more than 146 Division I programs, and is averaging 4.3 blocks per game.

Alex Abreu came into Tuesday with 323 career assists and had six to surpass Nick Dials (326) for sixth on Akron's all-time leaderboard.

Eleven Akron players scored points in the game.

Tevin Hammond led the Golden Lions (1-9) with 14 points on 6-of-13 shooting. Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot just 29.1 percent (16 of 55) from the field and hit just 2 of 7 3-point attempts.

Akron outrebounded the Golden Lions 50-24, winning despite 25 turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARPB
AKR
Points 46 76
FG Made-Attempted 16-55 (.291) 25-58 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 11-34 (.324)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 33

2012-13 Season

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