UT women fall to Akron 83-69 in MAC tournament play


CLEVELAND — Akron steamrolled the University of Toledo, 83-69, today in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference women's basketball tournament.

The Zips went up 57-37 at halftime and never saw their lead dwindle to under 12 the rest of the way. Hannah Luburgh had 26 points in the first half and finished with 31.

Akron shot 58 percent from the floor in the first half and made seven 3-pointers.

UT finishes the season 16-16. Akron (21-9) will play Central Michigan in a Friday semifinal.