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Akron keeps streak alive in 68-56 win over Central Michigan

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Akron keeps streak alive in 68-56 win over Central Michigan Akron keeps streak alive in 68-56 win over Central Michigan
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The Akron Zips extended their winning streak alive with a 68-56 win over Central Michigan.  The Zips have now won an NCAA-best 14 straight games in a row.

Alex Abreu lead the way for Akron with 13 points.  Kyle Randall lead everyone with 22 points for the Chippewas.

It was a tight game in the first half.  Carmelo Betancourt's jumper at the end of the first half gave the Zips a 28-27 halftime lead.  They trailed with 50-49 with 5:00 until Deji Ibitayo nailed a three-pointer to give Akron the lead for good at 52-50.

The Zips will travel to Miami of Ohio on Saturday to take on the Redhawks at 1:00 P.M.

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