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Zips Snap Losing Streak

Zips Snap Losing Streak

By Colin Brennan, Sports Contributor

February 12, 2018


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The Akron Zips ended their losing streak upon defeating Central Michigan Saturday afternoon,69-63. Akron is now 11-13 on the season, and  4-8 in the MAC East conference. The Zips provided Coach Groce with the full team effort he has been searching for. Daniel Utomi and Jimond Ivey did what they ...

Buffalo top Zips in championship game

Buffalo top Zips in championship game

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

March 13, 2016


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Buffalo’s Blake Hamilton shot a dagger through the University of Akron men’s basketball team and all its fans as he buried a three point shot with just 2 ticks left on the clock to give his team a 64-61 victory in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Saturday night. With the win,...

Zips grind out win over Golden Flashes

Zips grind out win over Golden Flashes

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 6, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team survived a rare poor shooting night and beat the Kent State Golden Flashes, 74-60, on Friday night at Rhodes Arena. The Zips, who shot just 21.2 percent from beyond the arc, improved to 24-7 on the season. Kent State fell to 19-12, and with the loss fal...

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 2, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team beat the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday night, 91-76, in front of over 4,000 fans at Rhodes Arena. The win gave the Zips the number one seed in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, which starts March 7th. The top spot will give the Zips a bye in the first ...

Zips fall to rival Kent State, 85-76

Zips fall to rival Kent State, 85-76

By Jacob Allen, Writer

February 22, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday by a final score of 85-76. The loss dropped the Zips’ record to 21-6 overall and 10-4 in the conference, while Kent State improved to 18-9 and 9-5 in the MAC. Akron has a one game lead at the top of th...

Zips beat Falcons for 11th straight 20 win season

Zips beat Falcons for 11th straight 20 win season

By Jacob Allen, Writer

February 10, 2016


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Antino Jackson made a career high six 3-pointers to lead the University of Akron men’s basketball team to an 83-68 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday. The win improved the Zips to 20-4, securing yet another 20 win season for coach Keith Dambrot. After a 19 win first season with Akron, Dambr...

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

February 4, 2016


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Freshman guard Josh WIlliams scored 20 points off the bench to lead the Zips to a 80-68 victory over the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday night in Athens. The win improves the Zips to 18-4 on the season and 7-2 in the MAC while the Bobcats fall to 13-8 and 4-5 in the conference. Ohio started the scorin...

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 31, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team went on the road and beat Ball State 73-64 on Saturday, as seven Zips’ players scored at least seven points. Senior Reggie McAdams led the way for Akron with 15 points while hauling in a career-high eight rebounds. While the MAC’s leader in 3-pointer...

Zips beat MAC leader Northern Illinois, 76-66

Zips beat MAC leader Northern Illinois, 76-66

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 27, 2016


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Kwan Cheatham Jr. scored a career high 18 points to lead The University of Akron men’s basketball team to a victory over The Northern Illinois Huskies 76-66. The Zips improve to 16-4 on the season and 5-2 in conference play while the Huskies now carry identical records. Cheatham played per...

Zips defeat RedHawks

Zips defeat RedHawks

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 24, 2016


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The Akron Zips men’s basketball team defeated the Miami RedHawks 75-46 on Saturday night at Rhodes Arena. The win improved the Zips to 15-4 overall on the season and 4-2 in MAC conference play. Miami fell to 6-13 on the season and are still looking for their first MAC win after six games. The gam...

Men’s hoops takes down Eastern Michigan, 92-88

Men’s hoops takes down Eastern Michigan, 92-88

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 19, 2016


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The Akron Zips men’s basketball team improved to 14-4 on the season with a 92-88 victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday night at Rhodes Arena in Akron. The win snapped a two game losing streak after road losses to Central Michigan and Toledo. Senior Reggie McAdams led the way ...

Forsythe leads Zips past Marshall in men’s hoops action

Forsythe leads Zips past Marshall in men’s hoops action

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@Buchtelite.com

December 5, 2015


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Pat Forsythe scored 20 points for the second consecutive game to lead the University of Akron men’s basketball team to a 75-65 victory on the road over the Marshall Thundering Herd Friday evening. Forsythe and three other players hit double digits in scoring, including Reggie McAdams (14), Noah Robo...

Men’s basketball breaks two-game losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks two-game losing streak

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 28, 2015


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The University of Akron Men’s basketball team got back on the winning track with a 82-58 victory over the Charleston Southern Buccaneers Friday evening at the James A. Rhodes Arena in their fourth and  final NIT Preseason Tip-off game. Reggie McAdams and Josh Williams each scored 14 points and...

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 15, 2015


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The University of Akron men's basketball team used a good first half to establish a big lead, then held on to defeat the Cleveland State Vikings 65-53 in the late game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader at Kent State’s M.A.C. Center Saturday evening. Antino Jackson led the Zips with 12 points,...