Akron 91, Florida A&M 69

Zeke Marshall scored 13 points and Nikola Cvetinovic recorded 12

points and 10 rebounds as Akron beat Florida A&M 91-69 on

Saturday.

Akron (5-5) opened the game on a 9-2 run and expanded its lead

to 24 points, 39-15, after a Marshall layup and Cvetinovic free

throw. The Zips led 48-19 at halftime.

Akron outshot Florida A&M 46.9 percent (30 of 64) to 36.8

percent (25 of 68) and outrebounded the Rattlers 48-36.

The Rattlers (3-8) committed 14 turnovers and allowed 22 points

off those errors. Florida A&M registered six assists compared

to 18 for Akron.

The Zips have won 12 straight home games dating back to last

season.

Marshall also recorded three blocks in the win, moving into

ninth place all-time on the career blocked shots list for the

Mid-American Conference. He is three blocks away from taking over

eighth place from NBA center Chris Kaman.