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

Noah Robotham had 16 points and 6 assists to help Akron to a 80-70 win over Buffalo.

By Terry Rabbitts,

February 18, 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

Aaron Jackson (11) in action against Hiram.

By Terry Rabbitts,

November 19, 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

Pat Forsythe (middle) battles two Hiram defenders for the ball.

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...