The Buchtelite

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

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

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 Conference Tournament, which starts March 7th. The top spot will give the Zips a bye in the first ...

Bobcats cruise past Zips, 101-73

Anita Brown led the Zips with 29 points Saturday afternoon.

By Jacob Allen, Writer

February 22, 2016

Anita Brown’s 29 points weren’t enough to overcome the MAC-leading Ohio Bobcats, as the University of Akron women’s basketball team lost 101-73 in Akron on Saturday. The Zips fell to 13-12 overall on the season and to 7-7 in the conference while Ohio improved to 21-4 and 13-1 in MAC play. ...

Bobcats remain undefeated in MAC play by beating Zips

Senior DiAndra Gibson led the Zips with 10 rebounds Wednesday night.

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 against conference opponents while the Zips fell to 10-9 and 4-4 inside the MAC. Senior Anita Brown...

OSU student trustees gain vote that UA’s still lack

Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 14, 2015.

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

November 2, 2015

For years, student trustees of Ohio universities have not had the privilege to vote on their respective Boards of Trustees. Then on June 30, 2015, the Ohio General Assembly approved that The Ohio State University Board of Trustees may grant full voting privileges to their student trustees. Other sc...

Paintball: a true underdog story

November 29, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron club paintball team has reached the halfway point in their season after competing in two events this fall. The club was officially recognized as a university club in Feb. 2011, and they have since participated in five events per year, including two trips to Lak...

Sympson's sports view

November 8, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Our football team fell to 1-10 on the season, but the good news is that our men's basketball team is beginning their season after a disappointing end to last season. Our men's soccer team continues to dominate. The Browns fell to the Baltimore Ravens, while the Pittsburgh S...

Softball splits series against Bobcats

April 17, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron’s softball team split a two-game series against MAC rival Ohio last weekend, dropping game one 9-7 on Saturday and shutting out the Bobcats 2-0 on Sunday to pick up their first MAC win of the season. In game one, the Bobcats (16-21, 5-5 MAC) got ahead i...