Akron runs past Fairleigh Dickinson 85-41

Preview | Box Score | Recap

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP)—Nate Linhart came off the bench to score 19 points and grab seven rebounds as Akron routed Fairleigh Dickinson 85-41 in a Legends Classic game on Sunday night.

Brett McKnight and Anthony Hitchens both added 12 points for the Zips (4-2), who hit 47.1 percent from the field and forced the Knights (0-5) to commit 22 turnovers. Terence Grier, Cameron Tyler and Kamil Svrdlik each had eight points for FDU, who hit just 22.7 percent of their shots and went 1-for-9 from 3-point range.

Akron was in command from the start and held double-digit leads for most of the game.

The Zips opened the game with a 20-7 run and jumped out to a 43-23 lead at the break. They then started the second half with a 9-0 run and held FDU to just one basket during the first 10 minutes of the half.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
Nate Linhart Nate Linhart
6-11,  19 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Fair. Dickinson
Kamil Svrdlik Kamil Svrdlik
3-5,  8 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists

Team Stat Leaders


Conference Scoreboard

Sunday, Nov 30