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Season Recap: Men’s Basketball Shows Signs of Life in Trying Times

Season Recap: Men’s Basketball Shows Signs of Life in Trying Times

By Tyler Gunter, ZTV Reporter | Sports Report

April 3, 2019

The 2018-2019 Men’s Basketball season was a slight improvement from the last season, but not enough to make the big splash that the Zips have long been hoping for.   Last season, Akron went 14-18 overall and 6-12 in the Mid-American Conference. This season, the Zips ended up 16-15 overall and 8-10...

Akron Comeback Falls Short to #25 Buffalo

Daniel Utomi (no. 3) Backs down Buffalo Guard, CJ Massinburg (left).

By Colin Brennan, ZTV Reporter | Sports Report

March 5, 2019

The University of Akron Zips welcomed nationally ranked Buffalo to James A. Rhodes Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 12, where the Zips would fall in a tightly fought contest, 76-70.   The first half was very much a back and forth affair with both teams digging in on the defensive end. This defensive battle is what ...