AKRON, Ohio -- Loren Cristian Jackson scored 26 points and Tyler Cheese added a season-high 25 points as Akron stretched its home winning streak to nine games, topping Western Michigan 84-69 on Tuesday night.
Xeyrius Williams had 11 points and eight rebounds for Akron (12-3, 2-0 Mid-American Conference). He made 3 of 4 3-pointers, Jackson hit 4 of 9 and Cheese made 3 of 7 as the Zips totaled 11 3-pointers in 29 attempts. They made 17 of 20 free throws and forced a season-high 22 turnovers, scoring 32 points after takeaways.
Akron faces Ball St. at home on Friday. Western Michigan plays Toledo on the road on Saturday.
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