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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...

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...

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...

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

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,...

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’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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