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Jan 3, 2017
84 Bowling Green
89 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio
Jan 4, 2017
62 Akron
89 at Central Michigan
Final
Mount Pleasant, Mich. (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Jan 6, 2017
59 Western Michigan
66 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | CBS Sports Network
Jan 7, 2017
FIFTH-ANNUAL AKRON POLE VAULT CONVENTION
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
62 Bowling Green
58 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Jan 8, 2017
FIFTH-ANNUAL AKRON POLE VAULT CONVENTION
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
Jan 10, 2017
89 Akron
85 at Central Michigan
Final
McGuirk Arena - Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Jan 11, 2017
85 Ohio
69 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Jan 14, 2017
Akron
vs. Toledo
@ Toledo, Ohio
1:00 PM
Toledo, Ohio
at Kentucky Invitational
Lexington, Ky.
Akron
at Northwestern
11:00 AM
Evanston, Ill.
70 Akron
80 at Ball State
Final
Muncie, Ind. (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
74 Akron
70 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Millett Hall - Oxford, Ohio | Possible 14-Day Wildcard Selection
Jan 15, 2017
Akron
vs. Chicago State
@ Evanston, Ill.
10:00 AM
Evanston, Ill.
Jan 17, 2017
68 Ohio
83 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | American Sports Network
Jan 18, 2017
84 Akron
55 at Northern Illinois
Final
DeKalb, Ill. (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Jan 20, 2017
Akron
at Miami (Ohio)
3:00 PM
Oxford, Ohio
AKRON-KENT STATE DUAL
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
63 Eastern Michigan
70 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | CBS Sports Network
Jan 21, 2017
Akron
at Ohio State
Noon
Columbus, Ohio
Akron
vs. Pittsburgh
@ Columbus, Ohio
Noon
Columbus, Ohio
73 Western Michigan
57 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Jan 24, 2017
Akron
at Western Michigan
7:00 PM
University Arena - Kalamazoo, Mich.
Jan 27, 2017
Bowling Green/Youngstown State
at Akron
All Day
Ocasek Natatorium
at Penn State National
University Park, Pa.
Akron
at Youngstown State
12:00 PM
Youngstown, Ohio
Jan 28, 2017
Bowling Green/Youngstown State
at Akron
All Day
Ocasek Natatorium
at Penn State National
University Park, Pa.
Akron
at Palmyra Invitational [vs. Morehead & Navy]
6:30 PM
Palmyra, Pa.
Akron
at West Virginia
11:00 AM
Morgantown, W.Va.
Eastern Michigan
at Akron
5:00 PM
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Buffalo
at Akron
7:30 PM
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | Possible 14-Day Wildcard Selection
Jan 29, 2017
Akron
at Palmyra Invitational [vs. Army]
8:00 AM
Palmyra, Pa.
Jan 31, 2017
Akron
at Northern Illinois
8:00 PM
Northern Illinois University Convocation Center- DeKalb, Ill.
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University of Akron Zips blog (Ohio.com / Akron Beacon Journal)
Cleveland Plain Dealer College Sports (Cleveland.com) 

Tuesday, January 24 
MBB: Young Broncos raring to give streaking Zips a tough time, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MSOC: Philadelphia Union Set to Acquire the Rights for Adam Najem, Fansided, byChuck Booth 

Monday, January 23
MBB: Watch Kevin Connors highlight the Akron Zips with Kevin’s Star on ESPN SportsCenter. 
MBB: Rothstein Files: Trier makes Arizona legitimate national title contender, FanRag Sports Network, Jon Rothstein
MBB: 5 Mid-Majors Who Look Ready to Bust Brackets in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, Hero College Sports News, by Daniel Reynolds
MBB: Former St. V-M, University of Akron star Dru Joyce III having his best season overseas, Akron Beacon Journal, by Jason Lloyd
MBB: Akron sets school-record 27-game home win streak, USA Today, AP Report
MBB: The Zips set a school record with their 27th straight home victory as they downed the Eagles 70-63, Hustle Belt, by Jordan Rinard
MBB: Zips overcome poor free-throw shooting, stretch home winning streak to 27 with 70-63 win over Eastern Michigan, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas 
MBB: Akron beats Eastern Michigan to extend win streak to nine, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Zips continue winning ways - at home and against EMU, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
SWIM: Akron Tops Rival Miami (Ohio), CollegeSwimming.com
SWIM: Defending MAC Champs Akron on Crushing Eary Run, SwimSwam.com
WBB:University of Akron women’s basketball: Zips’ momentum disappears in 73-57 loss to Western Michigan, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
General: ESPN3 is a valuable tool for MAC schools, Crain’s Cleveland Business, By KEVIN KLEPS

Friday, January 20
MBB: Eastern Michigan will provide a challenge to the Zips’ defense, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron basketball team wins big shooting from another zip code, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Terry Pluto

Thursday, January 19 
WBB: Zips stun MAC-leading Huskies 84-55 in women’s basketball, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
WBB: Akron Zips at Northern Illinois Huskies, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder 
MBB: Listen to head coach Keith Dambrot talk about win over Ohio and Zips Basketball on WAKR’s Sam Borquin Show 
MBB: As dazzling 10 minutes show, special March could be in store if Zips keep improving, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour 
MBB: The Zips remain unbeaten in MAC play with huge win over the Bobcats, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
MBB: Akron pulls away from Campbell-less 'Cats, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer 
MBB: The race for the MAC title is taking shape, Mid-Major Madness, by Andrew Evans

Wednesday, January 18
MBB: Cheatham's double-double helps Akron beat Ohio, 83-68, ESPN, Associated Press
MBB: Akron Zips win with ease over Ohio University, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Zips use fast start in second half to cruise past Bobcats, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron routs Ohio in MAC showdown, The News-Herald, by David Glasier
MBB: Ohio loses in second half to Akron, The Post, by Luke O’Roark

Tuesday, January 17
MSOC: UA freshman Jonathan Lewis selected No. 3 overall in MLS SuperDraft. Read the full stories at the Akron Beacon Journal. NY Sports Day, MLSSoccer.com, Empire of Soccer, Hudson River Blue, and Big Apple Soccer.
MBB: Zips looking to stretch win streak to eight games against Bobcats. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, and The Post.
MBB: Zips grind out win over RedHawks, remain unbeaten in MAC. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, Dayton Daily News, MAC Reporter Online, Hustle Belt, and AP Report
WTEN: In the Akron Beacon Journal, UA women’s tennis team blanks Chicago State 7-0 for first win.
MBB: UA’s Isaiah Johnson named MAC East player of the week . Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SWIM: At  SwimSwam.com, Akron Swims to Victory Over Toledo in Dual Meet. 

Thursday, January 12
MBB: UA head coach Keith Dambrot joined WAKR’s Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk about the win over Central Michigan in Mount Pleasant, MI.
WBB: Zips fall 85-69 to Ohio, still winless in MAC, Akron Beacon Journal, by Taylor Rosen

Wednesday, January 11
MBB: Isaiah Johnson scores 33 to help Zips remain unbeaten in the MAC, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Johnson registers career high as Zips edge CMU, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MBB: Keith Dambrot sets UA record with 289th coaching win, The Suburbanite, by Andy Harris
MBB: Men's basketball rallies in second half, but falls to Akron 89-85, Central Michigan Life, by Kullen Logsdon
MBB: Johnson scores 33, Akron beats Central Michigan 89-85, The Times, AP Report 
MBB: Isaiah Johnson scored 33 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Akron grabs the narrow victory over the Central Michigan, 89-85, in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday night.
MBB: Indefensible: Central Michigan unable to get key stops in loss to Akron, The The Morning Sun, by Nate Schneider
WBB: Ohio primed to bounce back against Akron after Northern Illinois loss, The Post, by Cameron Fields

Tuesday, January 10
MBB: Isaiah ‘Big Dog’ Johnson has unleashed his multiple skills for Zips, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MSOC: MLS adds University of Akron freshman Jonathan Lewis to 2017 Generation adidas class, LA Galaxy

Monday, January 9
MBB: Zips run home winning streak to 25 games with 66-59 victory over Western Michigan, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Russell Beichly set standard as coach for Zips basketball, Akron Beacon Journal, by Jeff Brewer.
MBB: Western Michigan Broncos at Akron Zips, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
MBB: Late Cheatham trey keys Akron win over Broncos, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
WBB: Zips remain winless in MAC with 62-58 loss to Bowling Green, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
MSOC: MLS adds University of Akron freshman Jonathan Lewis to 2017 Generation adidas class

Friday, January 6
MBB: Sophomore guard Jimond Ivey embracing role in starting lineup, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas

Thursday, January 5
WBB: Akron Beacon Journal on the record: Akron, Kent State fall in women’s basketball.

Wednesday, January 4
MBB: Akron gives coach 289th win, beating Bowling Green 89-84, AP Report
MBB: Akron Zips pull out MAC opener over Bowling Green, 89-84, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander 
MBB: Records tumble as MAC teams look strong at home to start season, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Zips top Falcons to give coach Keith Dambrot record victory, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron continues streak with win over Falcons, Dambrot now ‘winningest’, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MBB: Akron holds off Bowling Green to go 1-0 in MAC, Hustle Belt, by Brad Ward
FB: Former Akron star Jason Taylor among 15 finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame, AP Report

Tuesday, January 3
MBB: Zips playing with confidence as MAC season begins, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas 

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