The Buchtelite

Men's basketball ready for No 16 Creighton

December 6, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Come March, Akron’s men’s basketball team will likely need a marquee win to highlight their resume heading into the postseason. The chance for that all-important victory could come as early as Sunday, when the Zips travel to Omaha to take on No. 16 Creighton. “It’s not going to be ...

Sympson's sports view

December 4, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams came through and earned victories over the weekend, and the Browns and Steelers won this week as well. The Browns began a two-game winning streak, and the Steelers got back to winning after falling to the Browns. Men’s basketball A clutch ove...

Zips improve to 4-2

December 4, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson After only six games this season, Akron’s men’s basketball team has a season’s worth of overtime experience. At the James A. Rhodes Arena on Sunday afternoon, the Zips beat the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 82-77 in their third game of the season, which required five ex...

Basketball ready for Middle Tennessee

November 27, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson In the midst of your Monday through Friday grind, you may have noticed a rather large banner of a rather big man covering the side of Schrank Hall. The man is Zeke Marshall, the starting center for the men’s basketball team, who has seen his face plastered next to the word...

Sympson's sports view

November 27, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Our football team falls to the Toledo Rockets and drops to 1-11 on the season, our men’s basketball team gets set to play Middle Tennessee on Sunday, our soccer team falls and the Browns stun the Steelers with a 20-14 victory on Sunday. Akron football This entire season for me has been qui...