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Akron Defeats Kent State 79-76 - Recap
Kent State was victimized for 22 points and 12 rebounds by Xeyrius Williams as Akron defeated them 79-76 in NCAA action on Friday.
Akron earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -6.0-point spread.
Loren Cristian Jackson had 16 points for Akron and Channel Banks chipped in with 14 points. Tyler Cheese had 6 assists for them, while Xeyrius Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Kent State got 17 points from Anthony Roberts in a losing cause and another 16 points from Troy Simons. Anthony Roberts contributed 3 assists for them, while Anthony Roberts had 5 rebounds.
Akron led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Akron had a 37-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.