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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...

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...

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips with a career-high of 22 points  Friday night.

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

By Jacob Allen, Writer February 8, 2016

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips in scoring for the second straight game as the University of Akron Zips men’s basketball team beat Central Michigan on Friday night, 92-87, at Rhodes Arena in...

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 DiAndra Gibson led the Zips with 10 rebounds Wednesday night.

Bobcats remain undefeated in MAC play by beating Zips

By Jacob Allen, Writer January 29, 2016

  The University of Akron women’s basketball team lost to the Ohio Bobcats by a score of 75-55 on Wednesday night in Athens, Ohio. The win improved the Bobcats to 16-3 overall and 8-0 in games...

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...

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....

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