AKRON, Ohio -- Reggie McAdams scored 16 points and made 4 of 8 from 3-point range to lead Akron to a 77-66 victory over Coppin State on Tuesday night.
Akron (7-5) built a 42-27 halftime advantage and maintained its lead between 12 and 18 until Coppin State used an 8-0 run to close within 58-51 with 6:30 to play.
Pat Forsythe answered with two free throws for Akron and Quincy Diggs followed with a 3-pointer to put the Zips up 63-51 with 5:17 to go. Akron stayed comfortably in front for the remainder of the game.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
|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|