AKRON, Ohio -- Tyler Cheese scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as Akron rolled to an 86-54 victory over Alabama State on Wednesday night.
Cheese was 7 of 9 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Jimond Ivey added 13 points and Emmanuel Olojakpoke chipped in with 12 for Akron (5-2). Daniel Utomi and Channel Banks finished with 10 points apiece.
Akron shot 34 of 60 (57 percent) from the field, made 12 from long range and outrebounded Alabama State 42-28.
Akron opened the game on a 17-3 run and built a 29-21 halftime advantage. The Zips made 15 of 19 shots as part of a 21-0 run to open the second and led by as many as 36 points.
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