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Recap: Akron , Tulane
Date: December 20, 2019 2:30 PM EDT
  

WASHINGTON (AP) Loren Cristian Jackson had 15 points and Xeyrius Williams made two 3-pointers in the final three minutes as Akron narrowly beat Tulane 62-61 on Friday in the DC Holiday Hoops Fest.

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Williams tied it at 58 on a 3-pointer with 2:26 left and capped the scoring with 18 seconds remaining with shot from distance. Tulane called a timeout with 4.7 seconds left, and Christion Thompson's shot didn't go down.

Channel Banks had 14 points for Akron (9-2), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Williams finished with 13 points.

Akron used a 10-0 run to build an early 24-12 lead but Tulane rallied to get within 31-27 at halftime.

Teshaun Hightower had 18 points for the Green Wave (8-3). K.J. Lawson added 14 points, and Kevin Zhang had 11 points.

Akron matches up against UMass at home on Dec. 30. Tulane plays No. 11 Memphis on Dec. 30.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 AKR  -200   -4.5   138.5 
 TULANE  +170   +4.5   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 AKR  34%   81%   92% 
 TULANE  66%   19%   8% 
Betting Trends on Amount Wagered
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Friday, Dec 20
 
  •  Mount St. Mary's at Navy
1:00 PM EDT
  •  Akron at Tulane
2:30 PM EDT
  •  Drexel at QUINNIPIAC
4:30 PM EDT
  •  Liberty at Towson
5:00 PM EDT
  •  Central Connecticut State at Penn State
6:00 PM EDT
  •  North Alabama at Alabama AM
7:00 PM EDT
  •  James Madison at Fordham
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Southern Methodist at Georgia
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Delaware at LIU Brooklyn
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Maine at Massachusetts
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Bowling Green at Norfolk State
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Binghamton at Pittsburgh
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Lipscomb at Vermont
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Furman at Mercer
7:30 PM EDT
  •  UC Irvine at Illinois Chicago
8:00 PM EDT
  •  Northern Colo at SO DAKOTA
8:00 PM EDT
  •  Jacksonville at Clemson
9:00 PM EDT
  •  North Dakota St at Marquette
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Miss Valley St at Santa Clara
10:00 PM EDT
  •  Southern at Santa Barbara
10:00 PM EDT
  •  Indiana Purdue at Fresno State
10:00 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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