AKRON, Ohio -- Tyler Cheese had 20 points as Akron beat North Carolina Central 57-47 on Friday night.
Cheese made 10 of 11 foul shots for the Zips (2-1). He added eight rebounds.
Channel Banks, whose 16 points per game coming into the contest was second on the Zips, had only two points. He was 0 of 4 from beyond the 3-point arc.
Randy Miller, Jr., the Eagles' leading scorer entering the matchup at 21 points per game, was held to 4 points on 2-of-11 shooting.
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