Akron vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Akron vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Akron 88
(23-4, 9-4 away)
Ohio 81
(20-8, 15-2 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (OH)
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Akron 30 42 88
Ohio 41 31 81
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Akron D Treadwell 21 D Treadwell 8 A Abreu 9
Ohio D Cooper 26 W Offutt 10 D Cooper 4

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Ohio took on Akron and was beaten at home by the Zips 88-81 in overtime. This one looked like a win for Ohio, as they led 41-30 at the half, but Akron turned things around in the second half and secured the victory. With the loss, the Bobcats stay winless against Akron this season at 0-2. The Bobcats were led by D.J Cooper, who put up a season-high 26 points (5 Reb 4 Ast), with 15 coming from three-point range. Walter Offutt got a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Demetrius Treadwell got a career-high 21 points and eight rebounds for the Zips. Next up for Ohio (20-8, 11-2 MAC) is Bowling Green (12-16, 6-7 MAC) on Saturday, Mar. 2 on the road.

Ohio Game Notes

  • Ohio has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Bobcats have played in 16 overtime games with a record of 8-8.
  • The Bobcats have been unlucky two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Ohio is 32-32 in close games.
  • The Bobcats have lost 86 percent of the time this season (1-6) after having a field goal percentage of 41.5 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 28 or more field goals made this season, Ohio has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records nine or more three-pointers this season, Ohio has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.9 percent or better this season, Ohio has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • The Bobcats have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past four games.
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Bobcats opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 17th game at home this season--Ohio has a 17.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • D.J Cooper recorded a team season high in points with 26, field goals attempted with 19, and three pointers attempted with 10.
  • D.J Cooper accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Walter Offutt and Jon Smith) accounted for 45.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • D.J Cooper has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 28 games this season.
  • Walter Offutt has led the team in rebounding in six out of 28 games this season.
  • Walter Offutt recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Walter Offutt recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Walter Offutt had career highs with 10 rebounds and eight defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the 28th 20-point game of D.J Cooper's career.
  • Reggie Keely has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Jon Smith had a career high with four blocks.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for T.J. Hall.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Ivo Baltic.

Akron Game Notes

  • The Zips won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Akron is 38-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Demetrius Treadwell and Jake Kretzer) accounted for 45.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Nick Harney and Demetrius Treadwell) accounted for 44.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Demetrius Treadwell has led the team in scoring four times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Demetrius Treadwell's career.
  • Demetrius Treadwell set a career high with 21 points.
  • Brian Walsh set a career high with five assists.
  • Alex Abreu has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Zeke Marshall has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Zeke Marshall.
  • Nick Harney set a career high with eight defensive rebounds.
AKR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D. Treadwell402182102
A+Alex Abreu341659104
AZeke Marshall301670143
AJake Kretzer261931001
BBrian Walsh34445100
BNick Harney25981001
C-Reggie McAdams12300000
D+C. Betancourt11003012
-Pat Forsythe7000000
-Deji Ibitayo6000000
OHIO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D.J Cooper392654213
AWalter Offutt3915101101
AJon Smith21761141
BReggie Keely371051111
BTravis Wilkins231211000
B-Ricardo Johnson6222000
B-T.J. Hall18703000
CIvo Baltic13003000
DNick Kellogg22221003
-Stevie Taylor7001000

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