The Buchtelite

Zips grind out win over Golden Flashes

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 from beyond the arc, improved to 24-7 on the season. Kent State fell to 19-12, and with the loss fal...

Zips upset by Miami, 77-64

Zips upset by Miami, 77-64

By Jacob Allen, Writer

February 25, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to the Miami RedHawks, 77-64 on Tuesday night in Oxford, Ohio. The RedHawks exacted revenge on the Zips, following Akron’s 75-46 win over Miami on January 23rd at Rhodes Arena. The upset loss dropped the Zips to 21-7 overall and 10-5 in the Mid-Ame...

Zips fall to rival Kent State, 85-76

Zips fall to rival Kent State, 85-76

By Jacob Allen, Writer

February 22, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday by a final score of 85-76. The loss dropped the Zips’ record to 21-6 overall and 10-4 in the conference, while Kent State improved to 18-9 and 9-5 in the MAC. Akron has a one game lead at the top of th...

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 winning streak. The loss gave the Zips a 20-5 record overall with a 9-3 conference record while...

Zips beat Falcons for 11th straight 20 win season

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 yet another 20 win season for coach Keith Dambrot. After a 19 win first season with Akron, Dambr...

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

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 Akron. The win improved the Zips to 19-4 overall and 8-2 in the MAC. Central Michigan fell to ...

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

February 3, 2016

Freshman guard Josh WIlliams scored 20 points off the bench to lead the Zips to a 80-68 victory over the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday night in Athens. The win improves the Zips to 18-4 on the season and 7-2 in the MAC while the Bobcats fall to 13-8 and 4-5 in the conference. Ohio started the scorin...

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 31, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team went on the road and beat Ball State 73-64 on Saturday, as seven Zips’ players scored at least seven points. Senior Reggie McAdams led the way for Akron with 15 points while hauling in a career-high eight rebounds. While the MAC’s leader in 3-pointer...

Zips defeat RedHawks

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 fell to 6-13 on the season and are still looking for their first MAC win after six games. The gam...

Men’s hoops takes down Eastern Michigan, 92-88

Men’s hoops takes down Eastern Michigan, 92-88

By Jacob Allen, Writer

January 19, 2016

The Akron Zips men’s basketball team improved to 14-4 on the season with a 92-88 victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday night at Rhodes Arena in Akron. The win snapped a two game losing streak after road losses to Central Michigan and Toledo. Senior Reggie McAdams led the way ...

Forsythe leads Zips past Marshall in men’s hoops action

Forsythe leads Zips past Marshall in men’s hoops action

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@Buchtelite.com

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 and three other players hit double digits in scoring, including Reggie McAdams (14), Noah Robo...

Men’s hoop hangs on against Coppin State

Men’s hoop hangs on against Coppin State

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@Buchtelite.com

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 at the James A. Rhodes Arena. Pat Forsythe poured in 20 points by hitting nine of his 11 shots...

Men’s basketball breaks two-game losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks two-game losing streak

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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  final NIT Preseason Tip-off game. Reggie McAdams and Josh Williams each scored 14 points and...

Men’s hoops falls to No. 11 Villanova, 75-56

Men’s hoops falls to No. 11 Villanova, 75-56

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 as part of the 2015 NIT Season Tip-Off. Antino Jackson led Akron in scoring with 13 points and added two...

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 with its 88-80 victory over Arkansas on Wednesday night. Antino Jackson scored a career-high...

Men’s hoops team prepares for 2015 NIT Season Tip-Off

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 Season Tip-off. The Zips will face Arkansas, Villanova, Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Charleston Southern...

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 at Kent State’s M.A.C. Center Saturday evening. Antino Jackson led the Zips with 12 points,...

Basketball season is right around the corner

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 four starters and 10 letter winners from last season's squad that posted 21-plus wins for the 10th...