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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...

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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...

Akron basketball earns regular season awards

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

The Mid-American Conference (MAC) started announcing their awards for the regular season on Monday and The University of Akron has been well-represented. Four Zips earned All-MAC selections. Isaiah...

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 17, 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...

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...

Reggie McAdams looks to pass in an NIT Season Tip-off game

Men’s basketball breaks two-game losing streak

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 28, 2015

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...

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 18, 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....

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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