Scores

Final

Oral Roberts 64

(5-6, 3-5 away)

Akron 74

(4-2, 3-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 16, 2013

James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

1 2 T
ORU 34 3064
AKR 38 3674

Top Performers

Oral Roberts: K. Billbury 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Akron: Q. Diggs 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Akron surges late, puts away Oral Roberts 74-64

Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio -- Quincy Diggs scored 19 points and Demetrius Treadwell had 18 with 11 rebounds as Akron put away Oral Roberts 74-64 Monday night.

The Zips (4-2) broke a 52-all tie midway through the second half as Reggie McAdams drained two 3-pointers.

Oral Roberts (5-6) cut the deficit to two after a Shawn Glover dunk, but Akron surged away from there with a 14-4 run capped off by a dunk from Nick Harney to grab their largest lead, 73-61 with 1:04 remaining.

Akron shot 43.9 percent from the field and hit six 3-pointers to the Golden Eagles' one. Diggs was 8 of 10 from the line and had seven rebounds. Harney was the third Zips player in double figures with 11 points.

Oral Roberts had a similar shooting percentage of 42.6 percent, but committed 20 turnovers. Glover finished with 21 points and Korey Billbury added 14 with seven boards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ORU
AKR
Points 64 74
FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 25-57 (.439)
3P Made-Attempted 1-5 (.200) 6-16 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 17-28 (.607) 18-32 (.563)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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