Scores

Final

Akron 54

(19-4, 10-0 MAC)

Miami (OH) 50

(8-14, 3-7 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    1:00 PM ET, February 9, 2013

    Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio

    1 2 T
    AKR 16 3854
    M-OH 25 2550

    Top Performers

    Akron: B. Walsh 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Stl

    Miami (Oh): D. McGhee 10 Pts, 6 Reb

    Akron 54, Miami (Ohio) 50

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Ohio -- Brian Walsh and Demetrius Treadwell scored 13 points apiece and Akron got hot in the second half to rally and edge Miami (Ohio) 54-50 Saturday in Mid-American Conference play.

    The Zips extended their winning streak to 15 games, the longest active streak in the nation. Akron's 10-0 start in league play is the first in the MAC since Miami won 10-straight during the 1983-84 season.

    Walsh and Treadwell combined to go 10-of-18 shooting for the Zips (19-4, 10-0), who shot 24 percent (6 of 25) in the first half and trailed 25-16 at halftime.

    Alex Abreu, Akron's third-leading scorer, struggled from the field but dished out six assists. His lone field goal gave the Zips its first lead of the second half, 35-34, with 7:44 left to play.

    Miami (8-14, 3-7) tied the game 45-45 but Akron outscored the RedHawks 8-1 over the next 2 minutes to seal the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AKR
    M-OH
    Points 54 50
    FG Made-Attempted 19-48 (.396) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 2-9 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 8-14 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    2012-13 Season

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