DEMETRIUS TREADWELL NEWS

No. 4 Akron beats No. 5 Ohio 83-77 in MAC tourney

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 seed Akron to an 83-77 quarterfinal-round victory over fifth-seeded Ohio in the Mid-American Conference tournament Thursday. Akron faces No. 1 seed Western Michigan in the semifinal round Friday. This is the 9th straight year the Zips have reached the semifinals. Quincy Diggs led Akron...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron edges past Kent St. 58-54

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 14 points as Akron clinched a 58-54 win over Kent State on Friday night to close out the regular season at home and secure a No. 4 seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Treadwell shot just 4 of 14 from the floor, but made one of his baskets to snap a 51-51 tie with 2:22 left to play, and Nick Harney followed up with a layup...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Treadwell leads Akron past Northern Illinois 62-54

Demetrius Treadwell scored 25 points, on 9-of-12 shooting, and pulled down 10 rebounds as Akron took over sole possession of first place of the Mid-American Conference's East Division with a 62-54 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night. Akron (17-8, 9-3 Mid-American) came into the game tied with Buffalo (14-8, 8-4), who lost to Ohio, 73-70, earlier in the day. Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State, Akron players taking charge with tournament play looming

This is the time of year players start taking ownership of their teams and their programs. At Cleveland State that swagger is clear and evident. At Akron the determination is solid. At Kent State, for the first time in decades, the players seem to have little fight left for 2014. The CSU Vikings (17-9, 8-3) just came through a four-game road swing unscathed, and sit one game out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Diggs' basket lifts Akron over Bowling Green 65-63

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Quincy Diggs hit a game-winning long-range jumper with 2.3 seconds left as Akron hung on to beat Bowling Green 65-63 on Sunday. Bowling Green's Jehvon Clarke had tied the game with 9.9 seconds remaining after he banked in a 3-pointer from straight away. Diggs finished with 14 points for Akron (16-7, 8-2 Mid-American Conference) and Demetrius Treadwell...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Diggs' basket lifts Akron over Bowling Green 65-63

Quincy Diggs hit a game-winning long-range jumper with 2.3 seconds left as Akron hung on to beat Bowling Green 65-63 on Sunday. Bowling Green's Jehvon Clarke had tied the game with 9.9 seconds remaining after he banked in a 3-pointer from straight away. Diggs finished with 14 points for Akron (16-7, 8-2 Mid-American Conference) and Demetrius Treadwell added 12 and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron rallies past Eastern Michigan 52-48

Demetrius Treadwell scored 17 points and Nick Harney added 15 as Akron took its first lead of the game with 42 seconds remaining to beat Eastern Michigan 52-48 on Wednesday night. Akron (15-7, 7-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed by nine points at the half and was still down by the same margin after a dunk by Eastern Michigan's DaShonte Riley with 5:57 left to play. Quincy Diggs...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent State gets by Akron 60-57

Darren Goodson scored 12 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, as Kent State edged Akron 60-57 on Saturday. Goodson scored the last eight points of the game for Kent State (12-9, 3-5 Mid-American) and banked in a deep 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to down Akron (14-7, 6-2). The Zips erased a six-point deficit with 1:42 left to tie the game at 57 on Demetrius Treadwell...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Dambrot says KSU can turn season around

The Kent State basketball team is coming off gut-wrenching losses to Toledo and Northern Illinois. The Golden Flashes have a four-game losing streak and could find themselves in a deep hole with a loss to the University of Akron today. UA coach Keith Dambrot doesn’t care. He knows what his team is in for as the Zips (14-6, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) prepare to take on the Golden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron uses 2 big runs to defeat Ball State 73-46

Demetrius Treadwell and Nick Harney led the way for Akron with 15 points each on Wednesday night in a 73-46 victory over Ball State. After falling behind early, Akron used a 24-2 run through the middle of the first half to build a 35-19 lead at the break. The Zips started slow again in the second, but rolled off 15 straight points to open a 24-4 run which led to their biggest advantage...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron beats Central Michigan 82-74

Quincy Diggs scored 19 points and had four steals as Akron beat Central Michigan 82-74 on Saturday night. Demetrius Treadwell - who led the team with 14 rebounds - and Jake Kretzer each added 15 points for the Zips (13-6, 5-1 Mid-American Conference). Reggie McAdams came off the bench to put up 11 points. Diggs sank a jumper and a 3-pointer in the final minute of the first period...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron leads early, beats Eastern Michigan 78-68

Jake Kretzer came off the bench to score 25 points and Demetrius Treadwell added 18 as Akron secured a decisive 78-68 victory over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night. Treadwell grabbed 11 boards, Kretzer added seven, and Carmelo Betancourt finished with eight assists for Akron (12-6, 4-1 Mid-American). The Zips combined to shoot 10 of 19 (52.6 percent) from 3-point range. Akron...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron leads early, beats Eastern Michigan 78-68

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Jake Kretzer came off the bench to score 25 points and Demetrius Treadwell added 18 as Akron secured a decisive 78-68 victory over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night. Treadwell grabbed 11 boards, Kretzer added seven, and Carmelo Betancourt finished with eight assists for Akron (12-6, 4-1 Mid-American). The Zips combined to shoot 10 of 19 (52.6 percent) from...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo ends losing streak to Akron 75-61

Julius Brown scored 25 points and J.D. Weatherspoon added a career-high 20 and grabbed 14 rebounds as Toledo beat Akron 75-61 on Saturday. It was Brown's second 20-plus game after hitting a last-second shot on Wednesday to lift Toledo to a two-point win over Buffalo. He made 4 of 9 3-pointers against Akron and all five of his free throws. Brown entered the game ranked fourth...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron wins fifth straight, tops Miami (Ohio) 59-52

Demetrius Treadwell scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Akron topped Miami (Ohio) 59-52 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. Akron (11-5, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) trailed nearly the entire first half but took the lead early in the second and never fell behind again, leading by as many as 11 with less than 3 1/2 minutes remaining. Miami (5-9, 1-2) cut the...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron wins fifth straight, tops Miami (Ohio) 59-52

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Akron topped Miami (Ohio) 59-52 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. Akron (11-5, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) trailed nearly the entire first half but took the lead early in the second and never fell behind again, leading by as many as 11 with less than 3 minutes remaining. Miami (5...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina comes back to beat Akron in third-place game

Duane Notice scored 15 points as South Carolina defeated Akron 69-59 in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Wednesday. Sindarius Thornwell, Brenton Williams scored 12 points apiece and Michael Carrera, Tyrone Johnson each added 10 points off the bench for South Carolina (4-6). Demetrius Treadwell scored 12 points and Quincy Diggs had 10 for Akron (6-4). The Gamecocks...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa St.-Akron Preview

Iowa State didn't score at its usual rapid pace in its opener in Hawaii but played well enough to move to the brink of matching its best start in school history. The 17th-ranked Cyclones will try to accomplish that feat Monday against Akron in the Diamond Head Classic semifinals. Iowa State (9-0) averaged an NCAA-best 90.9 points in its first eight games but was held a bit...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Treadwell, Akron turn back Oregon St. 83-71

Demetrius Treadwell scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the first half and Nyles Evans added 17 points - including five 3-pointers - and Akron beat Oregon State 83-71 in a first-round game of the Diamond Head Classic Sunday. The Zips (6-2) shot 44.8 percent from the field and 38.5 (10 of 26) behind the arc to pick up their sixth straight win. They have now won 28 of their last...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Treadwell, Akron turn back Oregon St. 83-71

HONOLULU (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 16 of his 24 points in the first half in front of President Barack Obama and the first family and Akron beat Oregon State 83-71 on Sunday in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic. Oregon State coach Craig Robinson is first lady Michelle Obama's brother. The Beavers took their first loss with Obama in attendance after winning four...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron uses second-half surge to beat Detroit 79-60

Demetrius Treadwell had 22 points with 13 rebounds and Nyles Evans contributed 17 points to lift Akron past Detroit 79-60 Wednesday night. The Zips (5-2) overcame a 30-21 halftime deficit, opening the second half on a 9-0 run as Evans, Quincy Diggs and Reggie McAdams each hit 3-pointers to knot up the score. Akron continued the surge, moving out to a 60-42 lead with 9:23 remaining...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron surges late, puts away Oral Roberts 74-64

Quincy Diggs scored 19 points and Demetrius Treadwell had 18 with 11 rebounds as Akron put away Oral Roberts 74-64 Monday night. The Zips (4-2) broke a 52-all tie midway through the second half as Reggie McAdams drained two 3-pointers. Oral Roberts (5-6) cut the deficit to two after a Shawn Glover dunk, but Akron surged away from there with a 14-4 run capped off by a dunk from...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Waldow, Walker lead Saint Mary's past Akron, 85-63

Brad Waldow scored 16 points, James Walker III added 15, and Saint Mary's beat Akron 85-63 early Tuesday morning. Stephen Holt scored 14 points, shooting 12-for-12 on free throws, and Jordan Giusti had a career-high 12 points for the Gaels (2-0) in a game that started at midnight local time and ended at 2:14 a.m. Demetrius Treadwell had 17 points and Isaiah Johnson added 13...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

#61 Akron Zips: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio's NCAA hopes ended with 65-46 loss to Akron

D.J. Cooper didn't make a single shot. He didn't make any excuses, either. Ohio's star guard, the Mid-American Conference's Player of the Year, missed all eight shots from the field and had one of the worst games of a brilliant four-year career Saturday night as the Bobcats were beaten 65-46 by Akron in the MAC championship. Cooper was knocked off his game by a...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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