The Buchtelite

Young Zips Basketball Team Prep for Season

Jimond Ivey and Daniel Utomi answer questions during Media Day at James A. Rhodes Arena.

By Erika Newcome, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2017

Under the leadership of Head Coach John Groce, The University of Akron Men’s Basketball team is set to return to the court on Saturday, Nov. 25 as they travel to Dayton to compete against the Flyers at 7 p.m. Coach Groce is a new addition to the team coming in with 85 wins in the MAC conference,...

Women’s hoops falls short against FGCU

Hannah Plybon netted 23 on Saturday, but the Zips fell short

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 23, 2015

Despite the performances of Hannah Plybon and Anita Brown, The University of Akron women’s basketball team fell to the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles, 82-64 on Saturday. at the James A. Rhodes Arena. The game was part of the second day of the Akron Classic at the James A. Rhodes Arena. Plybon...

Zips shoot their way past Razorbacks, 88-80

Aaron Jackson (11) in action against Hiram.

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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

Men’s basketball beats Cleveland State, 65-53

Pat Forsythe (35) goes in for 2 of his 9 points against Cleveland State

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,...