One of the tougher losses to swallow is one where you lead for the majority of the game. That's what Akron did, only tA game where Akron led for the majority of the contest, only to lose the lead with about five minutes to go. Demetrius Treadwell had a terrific showing: 20 points on 10 shots and eight rebounds. Chauncey Gilliam added 16 points on nine shots.
Akron will turn around and try to end this two-game losing streak with a matchup against noted nonconference patsy Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday.