The Buchtelite

Basketball Season Preview (2016-2017)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

The University of Akron men’s and women’s basketball teams started official practices last Monday for the 2016-2017 season, and expectations are high once again for both teams. The men’s team will begin the season on Nov. 12 in a 7:45 p.m. game versus Youngstown State, while the women’s wi...

Strong second half carries Zips over Buffalo, 80-70

Strong second half carries Zips over Buffalo, 80-70

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

February 17, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team ran its home record to 12-0 with an 80-70 victory over the Buffalo Bulls Tuesday evening before fans at James A. Rhodes Arena in Mid-American Conference action. Antino Jackson scored 20 points and Isaiah Johnson grabbed 11 rebounds to go along with his 1...

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 18, 2015

The University of Akron men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures and never trailed in the game as they defeated a Southeastern Conference team for the second time in as many seasons with its 88-80 victory over Arkansas on Wednesday night. Antino Jackson scored a career-high...

Men’s hoops team prepares for 2015 NIT Season Tip-Off

Men’s hoops team prepares for 2015 NIT Season Tip-Off

November 18, 2015

The University of Akron men’s basketball team, fresh off of their 100-30 thrashing of Hiram College on Monday, are testing their road legs with four games in the next nine days as part of the 2015 NIT Season Tip-off. The Zips will face Arkansas, Villanova, Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Charleston Southern...