MAC Men's Basketball Daily (12-15-11)
MAC Men's Basketball Daily - Thursday, December 15
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-6, 0-0 SWAC) at Akron (3-5, 0-0 MAC)
7 p.m. • Akron leads series 2-0
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•Akron Zips opens a five-game homestand on Thrusday when the Zips host Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Zips are 35-16 (.686) in the month of December under Dambrot, including a 22-2 mark at home.Akron has six players averaging 8.0 or more points per game, including Nick Harney (10.6), Quincy Diggs (10.4), Zeke Marshall (9.3), Nikola Cvetinovic (8.5), Demetrius Treadwell (8.0) and Alex Abreu (8.0). Akron is the only team in the MAC with three players in the top 10 in field goal percentage (Marshall, 1st; Treadwell, 7th; Harney, 9th) and top 15 in steals (Abreu, 2nd; Diggs, t-11th; Treadwell, t-15th)...Arkansas-Pine Bluff is coming off a 63-50 loss to No. 18 Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Dec. 13. Tonight’s game is the eighth game of the Golden Lions’ 15-game road trip to open the season. UAPB is lead by Savalace Townsend’s 17.7 ppg while Lazabian Jackson (11.2 ppg) is the only other play averaging double figures in the scoring column.