The Zips shot 53.2 percent from the field (33 of 62) and 37.5 percent from the 3-point line (9 of 24), while the Vikings hit only 34.6 percent (18 of 52) and 25 percent (5 of 20).
The Zips also won the rebound battle 43-23.
Akron led 23-11 midway through the first half and cruised to a 42-25 advantage at the break due in large part to outscoring Norfolk State 20-6 in the paint and holding an 11-5 lead in turnovers.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.