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The Zips ended their regular season with a perfect 15-0 home record on Friday night.

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...

Despite their loss, Isaiah Johnson led the Zips with 21 points and eight rebounds against the RedHawks.

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...

Despite their loss, Isaiah Johnson lead the Zips with nine rebounds and 24 points against Kent State.

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,...

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...

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips with a career-high of 22 points  Friday night.

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...

Noah Robotham, shown here against Eastern Michigan, chipped in 14 points to help the Zips defeat Ohio 80-68

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

By Jake Allen , [email protected] February 4, 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...

Antino Jackson made four of his nine shots, including two 3-pointers, for a total of 14 points on Saturday  afternoon.

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...

Isaiah Johnson led the Zips in rebounds Saturday night.

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...

Reggie McAdams helps snap mens basketball two-game losing streak.

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...

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 19, 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...

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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