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Harney, Akron defeat Western Michigan 65-43
AKRON 65, WESTRN MICHIGAN 43
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Nick Harney led Akron with 15 points as the
Zips defeated Western Michigan 65-43 in each team's Mid-American
Conference opener Wednesday night.
Alex Abreu, Pat Forsythe and Brian Walsh each added 12 points
for Akron (10-4), while Demetrius Treadwell led the Zips with
Austin Richie was the Broncos' lone scorer in double figures
with 11 points.
Western Michigan's 43 points were the fewest allowed by Akron
this year and the second fewest scored by the Broncos, two more
than in their 73-41 loss to No. 3 Michigan on Dec. 4.
The Broncos (8-6) shot 32.7 percent (16 of 49), including just 4
of 14 3-pointers, and were outrebounded 41-30.
The Zips led 25-19 at halftime and opened the second half with a
13-2 run. At one point, the Broncos missed 10 straight field
goals and went over 9 minutes between makes while falling into a
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