BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Zeke Marshall scored 15 points as Akron extended its winning streak to 12 games with a 68-55 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday night.
The Zips (16-4, 7-0), off to their best Mid-American Conference start ever, remained one of two undefeated MAC teams. They'll host the other, Ohio, on Saturday.
Akron broke a 9-9 tie with a 14-5 run capped by two dunks by Marshall. The Zips limited the Falcons (7-13, 2-5) to 18.5 percent first-half shooting (5 of 27) and led 28-17 at halftime.
Bowling Green never got closer than seven points in the second half and trailed by as many as 20. Akron shot 57.1 percent (16 of 28) in the second half, when Nick Harney scored all 10 of his points. Demetrius Treadwell finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite