NCAAB Game Recap - Akron at Tulane
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:30 PM EST

CenCT
58
PSU
87
F
MtStM
48
Navy
59
F
Akr
62
Tul
61
F
Drex
72
Quin
63
F
Lib
66
Tows
54
F
Eccle
71
Alc
122
F
N AL
80
AlaAM
92
F
BGSU
67
Norf
72
F(OT)
Lipsco
63
Vermt
86
F
Bingha
53
Pitt
79
F
Maine
53
UMass
74
F
Del
75
LIU
82
F(OT)
SMU
85
UGA
87
F(2OT)
JMU
75
Ford
69
F
Furm
64
Mercer
62
F
N CO
87
SDak
68
F
UCIrv
67
IL-C
76
F
NDSt
68
Marq
82
F
Jacksn
39
Clem
68
F
IUPUI
64
Fres
95
F
South
68
UCSB
77
F
MsVl
71
SCla
100
F

Akron 62, Tulane 61

Dec 20, 2019, 2:30 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Akron (9-2)

31

31

62

Tulane (8-3)

27

34

61

Jackson scores 15 to carry Akron over Tulane 62-61
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) Loren Cristian Jackson had 15 points and Xeyrius Williams made two 3-pointers in the final three minutes as Akron narrowly beat Tulane 62-61 on Friday in the DC Holiday Hoops Fest.

Williams tied it at 58 on a 3-pointer with 2:26 left and capped the scoring with 18 seconds remaining with shot from distance. Tulane called a timeout with 4.7 seconds left, and Christion Thompson's shot didn't go down.

Channel Banks had 14 points for Akron (9-2), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Williams finished with 13 points.

Akron used a 10-0 run to build an early 24-12 lead but Tulane rallied to get within 31-27 at halftime.

Teshaun Hightower had 18 points for the Green Wave (8-3). K.J. Lawson added 14 points, and Kevin Zhang had 11 points.

Akron matches up against UMass at home on Dec. 30. Tulane plays No. 11 Memphis on Dec. 30.

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Leaders

Akron PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
X. Williams 16 0 2 15 0 0
L. Jackson 15 0 6 5 0 0
Tulane PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
N. Thomas 0 0 2 3 1 0
R. McGee 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Akr Tul
Points For 62 61
Field Goals 21/56-38% 26/64-41%
Three Pointers 11/31-35% 4/16-25%
Free Throws 9/19-47% 5/10-50%
Offensive Rebounds 11 10
Defensive Rebounds 31 31
Rebounds 44 43
Blocks 4 3
Steals 3 9
Turnovers 16 10
Personal Fouls 15 15
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Akr Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Fri Dec 20 Akr 62 @ Tul 61 G. Tribble 1 J. Walker 4

Game Information

Stadium: Entertainment & Sports Arena, Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 0
Game Time: