Castaneda’s 13 lead Akron past Central Michigan 69-51

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Castaneda scored 13 points as Akron beat Central Michigan 69-51 on Tuesday night.

Castaneda added five assists for the Zips (12-6, 4-1 Mid-American Conference). Sammy Hunter scored 12 points, going 4 of 5 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance, and 2 for 4 from the line. Trendon Hankerson shot 4 for 10, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc to finish with 11 points.

Jesse Zarzuela led the way for the Chippewas (7-11, 2-3) with 20 points. Central Michigan also got eight points and three blocks from Carrington McCaskill. Miroslave Stafl also put up eight points.

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