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Friday, March 22, 2013
2:00 a.m. - Read a recap and statistics, watch
video of the postgame press conference and view a photo gallery
from the game here.
11:35 p.m. - Final: VCU 88, Akron 42
1:10 p.m. - For those of you who purchased
tickets through our ticket office, Director of Ticket Operations,
Adam O’Connell, will be in the lobby of the team hotel, the
Marriott Centerpoint, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. He also will be
at the arena’s west atrium box office starting at 5:45 p.m.
until halftime of our game. Please bring photo identification to
claim your tickets.
12:00 a.m. - There's no better way to start this NCAA Tournament edition of #ZipsGameday than a video of Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell doing what he does best.
9:45 p.m. - Check out some of the images from media day by clicking here.
9:30 p.m. - Tree, Walsh and Zeke weren't the only ones that took part in Media Day festivities. Here's Nick Harney, Carmelo Betancourt and Chauncey Gilliam talking about making the tournament.
9:00 p.m. - Part of every NCAA Tournament experience is Media Day. Earlier today, head coach Keith Dambrot and student-athletes Zeke Marshall, Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell and Brian Walsh spoke to the media just 27 hours before tip-off. Read the entire transcript here. Also, here is the video from the press conference.
7:00 p.m. - Akron wrapped up media day with 40 minutes on the floor at The Palace of Auburn Hills. March Madness legends Verne Lundquist & Bill Raftery were on hand, as well as Rachel Nichols, to watch the Zips shoot. To close the night, Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell wowed the crowd, as well as Lundquist and Raftery, with his dunking skills. Videos from the day to come shortly.
4:30 p.m. - The Zips are getting closer to visiting with the media today as part of the NCAA Tournament media day. Earlier, Coach Dambrot sat in a coaches meet with all of the other coaches at the site, including coaches Beilein, Izzo, Pastner, Smart, Bennett, Nagy and Drew. That's a pretty impressive group of coaches. Coach Smart and the VCU players are at the podium now. The Zips will go at 6:00 p.m. ET.
1:00 p.m. - Barak-etology ... President Barak Obama filled
out his bracket and shared it with ESPN's Andy Katz. The
Commander-in-Chief picked VCU over the Zips ... can you say locker
7:30 a.m. - Good morning Zips Nation! Akron
Basketball is prepping for a busy day. The team has a morning
practice at Rochester College, then some down time before an
open-to-the-public practice and media session tonight at The Palace
at Auburn Hills. Fans can watch the Zips practice from 6:40-7:20
p.m., and then follow this blog and Twitter (@ZipsMBB, @FollowTheRoo, @ZipsDallas, @ZipsGregg, @CoachDambrot) during the media session (6-6:30 p.m.)
to see what head coach Keith Dambrot and select student-athletes
had to say about Thursday night's meeting with the VCU Rams.
11:30 p.m. - Day one of the team's NCAA trip is
just about in the books. We leave you with this short video that
was shot at the end of tonight's practice at Rochester College.
That's Pat Forsythe off the wall to Deji Ibitayo for the dunk.
1:00 p.m. - The Zips' team bus and one van full
of support staff employees departed campus. The lunch menu
consisted of burgers, fries and chicken nuggets from Swenson's.
Monday, March 18, 2013
6:00 p.m. - Head coach Keith Dambrot and senior
center Zeke Marshall participated in a media teleconference this
afternoon. Listen to archived audio here.