Posted December 15, 2011 on AP on Fox
Zeke Marshall scored 21 points to help Akron beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 87-64 Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak for the Zips. Akron (3-5) took an 11-4 lead behind a Zeke Marshall jumper, which sparked a 19-9 run and gave the Zips a 30-13 lead with 1:44 to play in the first half. Marshall, who scored 10 points in the first half, capped the run with two free throws. Marshall, Akron's all-time blocks leader, also added seven blocks, including four during the first-half run. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-6) pulled within 13, 38-25, after Clay Johnson knocked down a 3-pointer. But the Zips went on another run, this time 30-9, to take a 68-34 lead with 8:35 left to play. Arkansas-Pine Bluff struggled shooting from 3-point range, hitting only 25 percent (4 of 16), including 2 of 11 in the first half. Savalace Townsend led the Golden Lions with 23 points.

Akron 91, Florida A&M 69

Zeke Marshall scored 13 points and Nikola Cvetinovic recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds as Akron beat Florida A&M 91-69 on Saturday. Akron (5-5) opened the game on a 9-2 run and expanded its lead to 24 points, 39-15, after a Marshall layup and Cvetinovic free throw. The Zips led 48-19 at halftime. Akron outshot Florida A&M 46.9 percent (30 of 64) to 36.8 percent (25 of...

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