Freeman scores 32 to help Akron fend off Ohio 83-77

AKRON, Ohio -- — Enrique Freeman finished with 32 points and 15 rebounds to power Akron to an 83-77 victory over Ohio on Saturday.

Xavier Castaneda made 10 of 11 free throws and scored 16 for the Zips (15-6, 7-1 Mid-American Conference), who extended their win streak to six. Trendon Hankerson sank 3 of 3 shots from 3-point range and scored 14.

The Bobcats (11-10, 3-5) were led by Jaylin Hunter with 16 points and five assists. AJ Brown added 15 points and Miles Brown had 15 points and four assists.


Both teams next play Tuesday. Akron visits Buffalo while Ohio visits Eastern Michigan.


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