YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Daniel Utomi scored 25 points and Akron blew open what was a close game in the second half and beat Youngstown State 98-69 on Saturday.
Four other Zips players joined Utomi in double-figure scoring as Jimond Ivey had 18 points, Cristian Jackson, 16, Deng Riak, 14 and Cheese, 13. Akron protected the ball and committed only five turnovers to 15 for the Penguins.
Youngstown State (0-2) shot just 5 of 10 from the free throw line and committed 27 fouls, which sent Akron to the free throw line 26 times. The Zips made 19 shots from the foul line.