Akron has won back-to-back games and 12 of its last 14 overall. Miami has lost nine straight and is 0-8 on the road this season.
Akron jumped out to a 16-6 lead early in the first half and led 34-18 at halftime. The Zips pushed their lead past 20 on an Aaron Jackson long range shot with 13:29 left.
An LJ Livingston layup for the RedHawks (6-13, 0-6) cut the lead back to 18 (52-34) but they got no closer.
Geovonie McKnight had 18 points for the RedHawks