Zeke Marshall had 17 points and six blocks, and Akron beat Penn State 85-60 in the fifth-place game at the Puerto Rico Tipoff on Sunday.
Carmelo Betancourt and Demetrius Treadwell had 10 points each for the Zips.
Marshall scored six points during 13-3 run to open the second half that put Akron up for good. Eleven of his 17 points in the game came from the foul line.
D.J. Newbill had 20 points for the Lions. Ross Travis had 11 points and 10 rebounds, but shot just 1 of 10 from the floor.