ATHENS, Ohio -- Loren Cristian Jackson had a career-high 35 points as Akron edged past Ohio 88-86 on Saturday.
Jackson shot 13 for 17 from the field, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers.
Both teams set season records for scoring during the game. Akron totaled 48 points in the first half, a season best for the visitors, while the 54 second-half points for Ohio were the best of the season for the home team.
Akron matches up against Buffalo at home on Tuesday. Ohio matches up against Northern Illinois on the road on Tuesday.
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