Dru Joyce shot 5-for-5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points, leading Akron to an 83-72 win over Mississippi State at the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico.
Jamall Edmonson scored 17 points to lead Mississippi State.
Akron plays undefeated Clemson in the tournament title
game on Wednesday. Mississippi State faces Holy Cross for
Of course, you know the Memphis Tigers play Akron in Football in the Motor City Bowl Monday, Dec. 26th at Ford Field in Detroit.