Akron 82, UNC-Asheville 63

The Zips may be 2-2 but they are 1-0 in a post-compliance-nightmare world. The two forwards who returned to action, Demetrius Treadwell and Nick Harney, accounted for only 14 points and 10 rebounds, so it doesn't look like they'd have made a difference in this runaway win. Plus, Harney fouled out, so he wasn't compliant with keeping his hands to himself.

Akron pulled away in the second half after a narrow three-point halftime lead

Chauncey Gilliam was the real story here: 22 points on just nine shots (5-for-6 on threes) and Alex Abreu bounced back with 12 points and nine assists to one turnover. Zeke Marshall swatted away five shots to go with six points and eight rebounds.

Akron will play the winner of tonight's Penn State-Providence tilt in the fifth place game of this Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament on Sunday afternoon.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Hustle Belt

You must be a member of Hustle Belt to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Hustle Belt. You should read them.

Join Hustle Belt

You must be a member of Hustle Belt to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Hustle Belt. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker