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Isaiah Johnson works the inside game against Ohio State

Akron Men’s Basketball Knocked Out of NIT by Ohio State’s Overtime Run

By Daniel Cermak, [email protected] March 16, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 72-63 Tuesday night after Ohio State outscored the Zips 10-1 in overtime. “I give Ohio State a lot of credit,” Akron...

Antino Jackson drives for two of his 14 points in the MAC Championship game

Buffalo top Zips in championship game

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 13, 2016

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...

Isaiah Big Dog Johnson, shown here against EMU, pours in 23 against Bowling Green

Zips men’s basketball bounces Bowling Green from MAC Tourney

Akron appears in championship game after 80-66 win
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 11, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team defeated Bowling Green, 80-66, in the first semi-final game of the Mid-American Conference of the night at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday. The...

Men’s basketball survives against Eastern Michigan, 65-63

Men’s basketball survives against Eastern Michigan, 65-63

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 10, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball head coach Keith Dambrot summed it up perfectly in the post-game press conference.  “I mean, we had our moments where we weren’t very good, but I have belief...

The Zips ended their regular season with a perfect 15-0 home record on Friday night.

Zips grind out win over Golden Flashes

By Jacob Allen, Writer March 6, 2016

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...

The Zips secured the number one seed in the MAC Tournament after their win against the Bobcats, Tuesday night.

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

By Jacob Allen, Writer March 2, 2016

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...

Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 29 points against Bowling Green on Friday evening.

Three pointers lead Zips domination of Bowling Green

By Jacob Allen, Writer February 29, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team made 19 3-pointers to help beat the Bowling Green Falcons, 89-54 on Friday night at Rhodes Arena. The win improved the Zips to 22-7 overall and 11-5 in the...

Despite their loss, Isaiah Johnson led the Zips with 21 points and eight rebounds against the RedHawks.

Zips upset by Miami, 77-64

By Jacob Allen , Writer February 25, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to the Miami RedHawks, 77-64 on Tuesday night in Oxford, Ohio. The RedHawks exacted revenge on the Zips, following Akron’s 75-46 win over Miami on...

Despite their loss, Isaiah Johnson lead the Zips with nine rebounds and 24 points against Kent State.

Zips fall to rival Kent State, 85-76

By Jacob Allen, Writer February 22, 2016

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,...

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

Strong second half carries Zips over Buffalo, 80-70

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

Northern Illinois narrowly beats Zips, 80-79

Northern Illinois narrowly beats Zips, 80-79

By Jacob Allen, Writer February 14, 2016

The Northern Illinois Huskies snapped a five game losing streak by beating the University of Akron men’s basketball team on Saturday, 80-79, in DeKalb, Illinois. The Huskies also ended a seven game Zips...

The Zips racked up their 20th win of the season Tuesday night.

Zips beat Falcons for 11th straight 20 win season

By Jacob Allen, Writer February 10, 2016

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...

Noah Robotham, shown here against Eastern Michigan, chipped in 14 points to help the Zips defeat Ohio 80-68

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

By Jake Allen , [email protected] February 4, 2016

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...

Antino Jackson made four of his nine shots, including two 3-pointers, for a total of 14 points on Saturday  afternoon.

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

By Jacob Allen, Writer January 31, 2016

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...

Kwan Cheatham Jr. led the Zips with 18 points on Tuesday night.

Zips beat MAC leader Northern Illinois, 76-66

By Jacob Allen, Writer January 27, 2016

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...

Isaiah Johnson led the Zips in rebounds Saturday night.

Zips defeat RedHawks

By Jacob Allen, Writer January 24, 2016

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...

Reggie McAdams helps snap mens basketball two-game losing streak.

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

By Jacob Allen, Writer January 19, 2016

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...

Pat Forsythe slams home two of his 20 points against Marshall.

Forsythe leads Zips past Marshall in men’s hoops action

Four Zips hit double digits in win
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 5, 2015

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...

Pat Forsythe (35) working to get 2 of his game high 20 points against Coppin State.

Men’s hoop hangs on against Coppin State

Coach Dambrot earns 150th home victory.
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 3, 2015

Coach Keith Dambrot got to watch his big men dominate the middle and the rest of his team contributed to help him earn his 150 th home win with a 77-71 victory over the Coppin State Eagles Wednesday evening...

Pat Forsythe heads to the basket against Arkansas.

Men’s hoops falls to No. 11 Villanova, 75-56

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 23, 2015

The University of Akron men’s basketball dropped a 75-56 decision to the No. 11 Villanova Wildcats on Sunday afternoon at The Pavilion in Villanova, Pa. This game was the second of four for the Zips...

Aaron Jackson (11) in action against Hiram.

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

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...

Pat Forsythe (35) goes in for 2 of his 9 points against Cleveland State

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 15, 2015

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...

Kwan Cheatham, Jr. (2) races up the court.

Men’s basketball exhibits team play

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 9, 2015

Five players scored in double figures as The University of Akron men’s basketball team easily handled the Malone Pioneers in a pre-season exhibition game at James A. Rhodes Arena last Thursday, 113-69....

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