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

Kent State squared off with Akron on Friday, Mar. 8 and pulled off an upset over the Zips 68-64 in MAC action. This one looked like it could get ugly, with Kent State up 40-25 at the half, but Akron had a big second half and just fell short in the end. The Golden Flashes even the season series against Akron at 1-1 with the win. Darren Goodson played brilliantly for the Golden Flashes and put up a season-high 19 points and eight rebounds. Chris Evans also had a solid outing, scoring 11 points and adding seven rebounds. For the Zips, Zeke Marshall finished with a team-high 14 points and eight rebounds. The Golden Flashes are on a five-game win streak. Kent State (19-12, 9-7 MAC) takes on To Be Announced on Thursday, Mar. 14 at home.

Kent State Game Notes

  • The win over Akron extended the Kent State winning streak to five games.
  • KSU beat the spread by 13 points. That makes the 15th time this season the Golden Flashes have beaten the spread.
  • The Golden Flashes have won seven close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Kent State is 41-24 in close games.
  • KSU has won every game this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 22.2 percent three-point percentage.
  • KSU has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record 10 or fewer assists.
  • This season Kent State has won 81 percent of the time (17-4) when Randal Holt has 12 points or more.
  • 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.

Akron Game Notes

  • The Zips have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Akron is 38-30 in close games.
  • 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 11 times in 30 games this season.
  • Demetrius Treadwell has led the team in rebounding 16 times in 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 set 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.
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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