Kent State vs. Akron: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Kent State vs. Akron: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Kent State 68
(19-12, 8-6 away)
Akron 64
(24-6, 15-1 home)
Venue: James A. Rhodes Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 08, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kent State 40 28 68
Akron 25 39 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kent State D Goodson 19 D Goodson 8 R Holt 5
Akron Z Marshall 14 D Treadwell 13 C Betancourt 4

Akron was upset by Kent State 68-64 in conference play on Friday, Mar. 8. The game started out as a blowout, with Kent State up 40-25 at the half, but Akron fought their way back and made this a close one. The Zips even the season series against Kent State at 1-1 with the loss. Zeke Marshall got a team-high 14 points and eight rebounds in the Zips loss. Demetrius Treadwell played his way to a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Darren Goodson got a season-high 19 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Flashes. Akron (24-6, 14-2 MAC) takes on To Be Announced on Friday, Mar. 15 at home.

Akron Game Notes

  • The last time Akron started the season 24-6 was 2006.
  • The Zips have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Akron is 38-30 in close games.
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Akron has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • When the opposition records six or more blocks this season, Akron has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The Zips have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • Akron has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Akron has a 16.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Demetrius Treadwell recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with nine and field goals attempted with 16.
  • The top two scorers (Zeke Marshall and Demetrius Treadwell) accounted for 42.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Demetrius Treadwell and Zeke Marshall) accounted for 47.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Zeke Marshall has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 30 games this season.
  • Demetrius Treadwell has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 30 games this season.
  • Demetrius Treadwell recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Demetrius Treadwell has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Demetrius Treadwell recorded a double-double. It was the seventh of his career.
  • Demetrius Treadwell had a career high with nine offensive rebounds.
  • Zeke Marshall has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Nick Harney.

Kent State Game Notes

  • The Golden Flashes won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Kent State is 41-24 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Darren Goodson and Kris Brewer) accounted for 47.0 percent of the points.
  • Randal Holt has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Evans has 10 straight double-digit point games.
KSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADarren Goodson281980101
B+Chris Evans351172112
B+Randal Holt361245003
BKhaliq Spicer9230020
BD. Manley8510010
BKris Brewer301352006
C+Melvin Tabb12130010
CKellon Thomas10420001
D+Bryson Pope15110000
DMark Henniger17000111
AKR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AZeke Marshall351480150
AD. Treadwell3513131112
BReggie McAdams231222101
B-C. Gilliam12720000
B-Jake Kretzer20630100
B-C. Betancourt27524201
C+Brian Walsh17332000
C-Nick Harney20440002
-Pat Forsythe5011001
-Deji Ibitayo6010002

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