AKRON, Ohio -- Zeke Marshall was one of three Akron players with a double-double in the Zips' 91-63 rout of Coppin State 91-63 Wednesday.
Jake Kretzer and Nick Harney scored 14 points apiece, with 12 and 11 rebounds, respectively, while Marshall finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds.Brian Walsh added 14 points for the Zips (9-4).Ahead 14-10 at the 10:49 mark, Akron took its biggest lead of the period with a 28-10 run to make it 42-20 with 1:12 left in the half. Walsh had 11 points in the period as Akron took a 42-27 lead into halftime.Akron extended its lead in the second half, shooting 52.8 percent (19 for 36), while holding Coppin State to 28.9 percent (11 for 38).Akron outrebounded the Eagles 61-32, and outscored them in the paint 44-18.Troy Franklin (26 points) was the only player in double figures for the Eagles (3-12).
Three Akron players - Nick Harney, Zeke Marshall, and Jake Kretzer - all had at least 10 points and at least 10 rebounds. They're the second trio of players this year to do that in the same; three Iowa State players did it in the Cyclones' season opener against Southern.