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Akron takes on Buffalo after Freeman’s 32-point performance

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Akron Zips (15-6, 7-1 MAC) at Buffalo Bulls (10-11, 4-4 MAC)

Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM: Akron takes on the Buffalo Bulls after Enrique Freeman scored 32 points in Akron’s 83-77 win over the Ohio Bobcats.

The Bulls are 8-2 on their home court. Buffalo is second in the MAC and scores 79.7 points while shooting 46.2% from the field.

The Zips are 7-1 against conference opponents. Akron ranks fifth on the MAC with 33.2 rebounds per game, led by Freeman with an average of 10.8.

Matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMER: Curtis Jones averages 15.2 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Bulls. Isaiah Adams has averaged 1.9 3-pointers in his last 10 games for Buffalo.

Freeman averages 15 points and 10.8 rebounds for the Zips. Xavier Castaneda has averaged 17.8 points in his last 10 games for Akron.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 5-5, averaging 84.6 points, 39.5 rebounds, 17.1 assists, 7.5 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.9% from the field. Your opponents averaged 75.9 points per game.

Zips: 8-2, averaging 74.4 points, 33.1 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 5.3 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 64.1 points.

The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.

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