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Women’s basketball to host NIT game tonight

March 16, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team will host its first-ever postseason game in the history of the program at the James A. Rhodes Arena. The Zips will battle the Bucknell Bison tonight at...

Buffalo upsets Akron women in MAC tourney

Anita Brown drives around a Greta Burry pick during the MAC Tournament game against Buffalo.
March 11, 2016

The eighth-seeded Buffalo Bulls continue to play basketball at the right time of the year as they upset the fifth-seeded University of Akron women’s baskeball team, 88-87, in semi-final action of the...

Zips women hang on to beat Toledo in overtime

Anita Brown pours in 37 points in Akron's win over Toledo in MAC Tourney
March 10, 2016

Anita Brown dropped a career-high 37 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead The University of Akron women’s basketball team to a 73-71 overtime win over the Toledo Rockets in the quarterfinals of...

Zips beat Falcons on Senior Day, 71-61

Pictured L to R: Seniors Megan Barilla, Anita Brown and DiAndra Gibson celebrated their last regular season game with a win against the Falcons.
March 7, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team finished the regular season on a high note, beating the Bowling Green Falcons, 71-61, on Saturday at Rhodes Arena. The Zips finished the season with a...

Zips use strong second half to beat Buffalo, 62-49

Anita Brown led the Zips to victory on Wednesday night with 11 rebounds and four assists.
March 3, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Buffalo Bulls, 62-49, on Wednesday night in Akron. The Zips improved to 16-12 (10-7 MAC) while Buffalo fell to 15-13 (7-10 MAC). Akron outscored...

Zips hold off Kent State, 70-60

Hannah Plybon led the Zips with 17 points and six rebounds against the Golden Flashes.
February 29, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Kent State Golden Flashes for the second time this season, 70-60, in Kent on Saturday. The Zips improved to 15-12 on the season while Kent State...

Bobcats cruise past Zips, 101-73

Anita Brown led the Zips with 29 points Saturday afternoon.
February 22, 2016

Anita Brown’s 29 points weren’t enough to overcome the MAC-leading Ohio Bobcats, as the University of Akron women’s basketball team lost 101-73 in Akron on Saturday. The Zips fell to 13-12 overall...

Broncos use strong fourth quarter to beat Zips, 69-65

Despite their loss, Alex Ricketts lead the Zips with 12 rebounds Saturday afternoon.
February 14, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team was outscored by the Western Michigan Broncos 27-10 in the fourth quarter to lose 69-65 on Saturday in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Zips fell to 12-11...

Plybon scores career point 1,000 as Zips beat Miami 77-65

Hannah Plybon's career-high 26 points leads the Zips to a win over Miami (Ohio)
February 8, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Miami RedHawks 77-65 on Saturday, Feb. 6, at James A. Rhodes Arena. The Zips improved to 12-10 on the season and to 6-5 in the conference...

Akron edged by Ball State

February 3, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team dropped a tough decision on the road against the Ball State Cardinals, 78-71, in Muncie, Indiana Wednesday evening. Anita Brown led Akron (11-10, 5-5...

Zips hang on to beat Eagles, 75-72

Anita Brown led the Zips with 27 points and 9 rebounds on Saturday afternoon.
January 31, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles 75-72 on Saturday afternoon at Rhodes Arena. The Zips improved to 11-9 on the season and 5-4 in MAC play while Eastern...

Central Michigan beats Zips’ women, 81-60

Senior Anita Brown led the Zips with a game high of 23 points.
January 24, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team fell to the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday night by a score of 81-60 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Zips’ star guard Anita Brown led the way...

Barilla notches triple-double in women’s hoop victory over UCF

Megan Barilla had 10 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds for her triple-double.
Anita Brown nets her 1000th career point.
December 5, 2015

Megan Barilla recorded a triple-double and Anita Brown surpassed the 1,000-point plateau as the University of Akron women’s basketball team ran past the University of Central Florida (UCF) Knights, 74-54,...

Women’s basketball overwhelms Rochester, 103-37

Hannah Plybon drives for two of her game high 19 points against Rochester.
December 3, 2015

Hannah Plybon scored 19 points and four other players hit double digits in the scoring colums as The University of Akron women’s basketball team made it look easy by defeating the Rochester Warriors,...

Women’s basketball drops a pair of games in California

November 29, 2015

The University of Akron women’s basketball team came out on the short end of a pair of games in the San Diego Tournament in San Diego, California over the weekend. On Friday evening, Anita Brown score...

Women’s hoops falls short against FGCU

Hannah Plybon netted 23 on Saturday, but the Zips fell short
November 23, 2015

Despite the performances of Hannah Plybon and Anita Brown, The University of Akron women’s basketball team fell to the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles, 82-64 on Saturday. at the James A....

Solid third period propels women’s hoops to win

Anita Brown (left) playing defense against Winthrop
November 20, 2015

The University of Akron women’s basketball team used a huge third period to send them to a 76-59 victory over the Winthrop Eagles in the first game of the Akron Classic Friday morning at the James A....

Women cagers hosting Akron Classic

Greta Burry had career highs in points and rebounds, but it was not enough against Florida Atlantic.
November 18, 2015

The University of Akron women’s basketball team hosts the Akron Classic this weekend at the James A. Rhodes Arena with Winthrop University, Ohio University, and Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The...

Women’s basketball starts season with loss

Greta Burry had career highs in points and rebounds, but it was not enough against Florida Atlantic.
November 14, 2015

The University of Akron women’s basketball team opened the 2015-2016 season by dropping a 91-77 decision on the road against the Florida Atlantic Owls. Akron (0-1) had four players in double figures...

Basketball season is right around the corner

Hannah Plybon shoots against Ohio last season
October 21, 2015

Men The Zips men’s basketball team took to the floor at James A. Rhodes Arena earlier this month in preparation for the 2015-16 season. Hopes are high around campus for a team that returns...

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