AKRON, Ohio -- Zeke Marshall was one of three Akron players with a double-double in the Zips' 91-63 rout of Coppin State 91-63 Wednesday.
Brian Walsh added 14 points for the Zips (9-4).
Ahead 14-10 at the 10:49 mark, Akron took its biggest lead of the period with a 28-10 run to make it 42-20 with 1:12 left in the half. Walsh had 11 points in the period as Akron took a 42-27 lead into halftime.
Akron extended its lead in the second half, shooting 52.8 percent (19 for 36), while holding Coppin State to 28.9 percent (11 for 38).
Akron outrebounded the Eagles 61-32, and outscored them in the paint 44-18.
Troy Franklin (26 points) was the only player in double figures for the Eagles (3-12).
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|