Mark Sears and Miles Brown each added 12 points for the Bobcats (12-6, 8-4 Mid-American Conference). Lunden McDay chipped in 10 points, Vander Plas also had nine rebounds and Sears posted nine assists and seven rebounds.
The Bobcats leveled the season series against the Zips. Akron defeated Ohio 90-70 on Dec. 22.
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