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October 5, 2014

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Zips clinch season

Zips clinch season

March 7, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The University of Akron men’s basketball team defeated The University of Miami 72-58 Tuesday night, to clinch the MAC regular-season title. This is the second consecutive year the Zips have won the regular-season title, going into the MAC tournament next week. With the victory ...

Victory in Athens

Victory in Athens

February 28, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Zips continued their sweep through the Mid-American Conference Wednesday night in Athens, as they defeated The Ohio University Bobcats 88-81, advancing their winning streak to 19 games. This is the first time that the Zips have swept Ohio in the regular season in six years, an...

Akron stays on top

Akron stays on top

February 26, 2013

Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor #12 Central Michigan The Chippewas are 2-10 in conference play and have lost every single game they’ve played against Akron and Ohio. For the rest of the season there is nothing to play for, other than respect. Do not expect CMU to be in the tournament. #11 Northern...

Lady Zips power forward

February 21, 2013

Parker Perry The men’s basketball team is not the University of Akron’s only high performing team. While the men are on a 17-game winning streak, the women are also playing well and are poised for a Mid-American Conference tournament run. Akron (17-7, 8-3, MAC) is on a five-game winning streak. ...

Lady Zips on a roll

Lady Zips on a roll

February 14, 2013

Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor The Mid-American Conference has been a revolving door for the past several weeks, as the Akron Zips are once again on top. Last week, the Lady Zips defeated Eastern Michigan and Miami to advance their record to 16-7. After starting the season 12-4, the Zips lost three straight games which caused...