Castaneda scores 32 as Akron beats Western Michigan 63-55

Xavier Castaneda scored 32 points and Akron turned back Western Michigan 63-55

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Castaneda scored 32 points and Akron turned back Western Michigan 63-55 on Saturday.

Castaneda also contributed seven rebounds and three steals for the Zips (13-6, 5-1 Mid-American Conference). Greg Tribble had nine points and Sammy Hunter scored eight.

The Broncos (6-13, 2-4) were led by Markeese Hastings with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Jefferson Monegro finished with eight points and five assists. Lamar Norman Jr. had six points and six assists.

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Both teams next play Tuesday. Akron hosts Miami (OH) while Western Michigan visits Ohio.

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