Akron takes on Maine, seeks 4th straight home win

Maine Black Bears (6-4) at Akron Zips (6-4)

Akron, Ohio; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Akron will try to keep its three-game home win streak intact when the Zips face Maine.

The Zips are 5-0 on their home court. Akron ranks second in the MAC at limiting opponent scoring, allowing 62.7 points while holding opponents to 41.9% shooting.

The Black Bears are 3-3 on the road. Maine ranks third in the America East scoring 37.4 points per game in the paint led by Kristians Feierbergs averaging 6.0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Xavier Castaneda is shooting 38.0% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Zips, while averaging 18.5 points and 3.1 assists. Enrique Freeman is shooting 56.2% and averaging 12.2 points for Akron.

Gedi Juozapaitis is shooting 45.1% from beyond the arc with 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Black Bears, while averaging 13.9 points. Kellen Tynes is averaging 15.1 points, 3.9 assists and 3.4 steals for Maine.

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