The University of Akron’s winning streak was snapped at five games with a 74-61 Mid-American Conference loss to host Bowling Green in women’s basketball Wednesday.
Sina King led the Zips (17-8, 8-4 MAC) with her 10th double-double of the season, posting 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Rachel Tecca (Archbishop Hoban) also kept her double-digit scoring streak alive at 25 games with a 13-point performance. She also grabbed seven rebounds against the Falcons (17-8, 8-4).
The teams are tied for first in the MAC’s East Division.
UA will try to get back on track when it travels to Kent State on Saturday for part two of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge. Tip-off is set for noon on SportsTime Ohio and ESPN3.
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Kent State kept it close with MAC foe Ohio, but ultimately fell 61-55 at home.
The Golden Flashes (3-21, 1-10) were led by Tamzin Barroilhet (15 points), Leslie Schaefer (12) and Ashley Evans (11).
Schaefer and Evans each grabbed six rebounds against the Bobcats (6-18, 1-11) to pace the Flashes.
Josh Selby scored 19 points and the Canton Charge received 37 points off the bench but it wasn’t enough as they fell 101-96 to the Erie BayHawks.
Ryan Rossiter added 18 points and seven rebounds off the bench and starter Kyle Gibson scored 15 points with seven assists for the Charge.
University of Akron senior Angelina Jogasuria was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week.
Jogasuria posted an overall record of 4-0 (2-0 singles, 2-0 doubles) last weekend in victories over East Tennessee State and Oregon.
The victories extended the Zips’ (5-5) winning streak to four matches.
Major League Baseball
A question-and-answer discussion with Indians front office executive Hank Winters will occur Feb. 28 at the Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick, and March 13 at the Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway St., Medina.
Topics covered will include this offseason’s trades, free-agent acquisitions and the latest news at Progressive Field in Cleveland. There will also be a raffle to win Indians prizes.
For more information, visit www.mcdl.info.
— Beacon Journal staff report