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Women’s basketball to host NIT game tonight

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Buffalo upsets Akron women in MAC tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

Anita Brown pours in 37 points in Akrons win over Toledo in MAC Tourney

Zips women hang on to beat Toledo in overtime

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Zips beat Falcons on Senior Day, 71-61

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

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

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

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

Hannah Plybon led the Zips with 17 points and six rebounds against the Golden Flashes.

Zips hold off Kent State, 70-60

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

Anita Brown led the Zips with 29 points Saturday afternoon.

Bobcats cruise past Zips, 101-73

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

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

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

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

Hannah Plybons career-high 26 points leads the Zips to a win over Miami (Ohio)

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

By Jake Allen, [email protected] 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

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] February 4, 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...

Anita Brown led the Zips with 27 points and 9 rebounds on Saturday afternoon.

Zips hang on to beat Eagles, 75-72

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

Senior Anita Brown led the Zips with a game high of 23 points.

Central Michigan beats Zips’ women, 81-60

By Jacob Allen, Writer 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...

Megan Barilla had 10 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds for her triple-double.

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

Anita Brown nets her 1000th career point.
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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,...

Hannah Plybon drives for two of her game high 19 points against Rochester.

Women’s basketball overwhelms Rochester, 103-37

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Women’s hoops falls short against FGCU

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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....

Anita Brown (left) playing defense against Winthrop

Solid third period propels women’s hoops to win

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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....

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

Women cagers hosting Akron Classic

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Women’s basketball starts season with loss

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

Hannah Plybon shoots against Ohio last season

Basketball season is right around the corner

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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