Cheese scores 20 to lift Akron over Merrimack 64-47
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Cheese had 20 points as Akron beat Merrimack 64-47 on Friday night.
Xeyrius Williams had 14 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks for Akron (5-2), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Channel Banks added 11 points.
Jaleel Lord had 11 points for the Warriors (5-4). Juvaris Hayes added 10 points. Jordan Minor had eight rebounds.
Akron matches up against Marshall on the road on Wednesday. Merrimack matches up against Brown on the road on Wednesday.