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March 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens CIT Play on Wednesday at IPFW The Zips and Mastodons will tip off at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be viewed live online via the official CIT web site.
March 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Accepts CIT Bid, Travels to IPFW on Wednesday The Zips and Mastodons will meet on the court for the first time on Wednesday in Fort Wane, Ind.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 64-60 in Overtime to Western Michigan in MAC Semis The loss in the semifinals snapped Akron's league-best run of seven-straight MAC title game appearances.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Western Michigan in MAC Semifinals The Zips and the Broncos will face off at 6:30 p.m. ET with a spot in Saturday's MAC title game on the line.
March 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Ohio 83-77 to Advance to MAC Semifinals on Friday The Zips, led by Quincy Diggs' 20 points, will face Western Michigan on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell Named NABC First-Team All-District The honor was the second NABC All-District award for Treadwell as he was named Second-Team All-District in 2013.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Tournament Title Defense on Thursday The Zips will play the winner of the Ohio vs. Miami (Ohio) game on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena. Tip off is set for 6:30 p.m. ET.
March 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Jake Kretzer Named MAC Sixth Man of the Year Kretzer is the fourth Zip to win the award after appearing in 26 games, making seven starts, this season for the Zips.
March 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell and Diggs Named to All-MAC Teams Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell earned First-Team All-MAC honors while Quincy Diggs was named Second-Team All-MAC.
March 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Clips Neighborhood Rival Kent State 58-54 on Senior Night The Zips earned their 20th win for a nine-straight season and grabbed the No. 4 seed in next week's Mid-American Conference Tournament.
March 6, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Conlcudes Regular Season on Friday vs. Kent State The Zips and Golden Flashes will meet in the second installment of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge on ESPN2, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET from Rhodes Arena.
March 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Buffalo, 83-71 The Zips used a 26-8 run in the second half to pull away, sparked by Quincy Diggs who scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the final 20 minutes.
March 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball This Week in Akron Basketball with Keith Dambrot - March 3 With just two games to go in the regular season, men's basketball head coach Keith Dambrot talks about this week's games and preparing for next week's MAC Tournament.
March 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Buffalo in Key MAC East Showdown The Zips, who currently own the No. 4 seed in next week's MAC Tournament, look to remain in control of their own destiny with a win. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET on TWC Sports Channel.
March 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Defensive Effort Pushes Men's Basketball Past Bowling Green, 57-47 The Zips held a third MAC opponent under 50 points this season as Akron snapped a three-game losing streak.
February 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Three-Game Homestand Saturday vs. Bowling Green The Zips close the regular season with three-straight games at Rhodes Arena, beginning with a 7 p.m. ET match-up with the Falcons.
February 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 65-61 at Miami (Ohio) The Zips rallied from a 13-point deficit to close within one point with 1:03 to go, but could not convert on their final two possessions.
February 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Road Schedule Wednesday at Miami (Ohio) The Zips are looking for their eighth-straight win over the RedHawks, including their fourth in the last five trips to Millett Hall.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 66-50 to Ohio The Zips dropped their second-straight game as Deji Ibitayo came off the bench to score a season-high 13 points.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Ohio to Rhodes Arena on Saturday The Zips and Bobcats will face off for the second time this season, this time at Rhodes Arena. Tip off is set for 6 p.m. ET on TWC Sports Channel.
February 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball USBWA Honors Dan Peters with Most Courageous Award Peters, Akron's director of basketball operations, is currently on a leave of absence while receiving chemotherapy. He will receive his award at the March 7 game vs. Kent State.
February 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops a 96-90 Decision at Buffalo The Zips cut the lead to two points with 5:14 to go but were unable take the lead down the stretch.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Buffalo for Mid-Week MAC East Showdown The Zips and Bulls will face off on Wednesday at University Arena. The game is set to tip at 7 p.m. ET on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel and ESPN3.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Kent State on March 7 on ESPN2 The Zips and Golden Flashes will close out the regular season on national television for the fifth-straight season.
February 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Earns Third MAC East Player of the Week Award Treadwell helped the Zips to a 1-1 mark last week, averaging 20.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 block per game.
February 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes MAC East Lead with 62-54 Win Over NIU Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the way for Akron with his ninth double-double in the last 10 games.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Honor Dr. Proenza with Bobblehead Giveaway The Zips will give away 2,000 limited-edition Dr. Proenza bobbleheads at the men’s basketball game vs. Buffalo on March 4.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Northern Illinois on Saturday The Zips will close cross-divisional play against the Huskies at James A. Rhodes Arena, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 57-54 at Western Michigan The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak for the Zips over the Broncos.
February 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Western Michigan for Mid-Week Contest The Zips head to Kalamazoo, Mich., for their final MAC West road trip, facing the Broncos on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET.
February 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Diggs' Game-Winner Gives Men's Basketball a 65-63 Win Over Bowling Green Quincy Diggs' jumper with 2.4 seconds left gave the Zips the road win, in addition to win No. 1,500 for the Akron men's basketball program.
February 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hits the Road to Face Bowling Green on Sunday The Zips and Falcons will meet for the first time this season, with the game set to air on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3. Tip off is set for 6 p.m. ET.
February 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Late Rally to Down Eastern Michigan, 52-48 Nick Harney posted his first double-double of the season as the Zips overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to sweep the season series with the Eagles.
February 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball "4 Pete's Sake" Pins and T-Shirts on Sale at Men's Basketball Contests Fans still wishing to purchase "4 Pete's Sake" pins and t-shirts can do so at any men's basketball home contest, while supplies last. All proceeds will be donated to help fund pancreatic cancer research
February 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Eastern Michigan on Wednesday The Zips and Eagles will tip off at 7 p.m. ET, with the contest airing live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3.
February 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 60-57 at Kent State on Last-Second Bucket Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the Zips with 16 points and 10 boards on a night that Akron lost on a long 3-pointer by Kent State with 1.6 seconds left.
January 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Renews Rivalry with Kent State on Saturday The Zips and Golden Flashes will tip off at 6 p.m. ET at the M.A.C. Center in Kent, Ohio. The game will air live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3.
January 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 73-46 Home Win Over Ball State Freshman Kwan Cheatham, Jr., scored a career-high 14 points as four Zips scored in double figures.
January 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Ball State in Purple Out Contest on Wednesday The Zips will hand out purple "4 Pete's Sake" t-shirts to the first 3,000 fans in attendance. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET
January 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week Treadwell averaged 16.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocked shots, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game last week as the Zips went 2-0 on the road.
January 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip with 82-74 Win at Central Michigan Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell recorded his fourth-straight double-double to lead four Zips in double figures.
January 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Michigan Road Trip Saturday at Central Michigan The Zips will look to improve to 4-0 on the road in MAC play when they face the Chippewas on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.
January 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Akron Basketball, Coaching Community to Show Support for Coach Peters The Zips will hold a Purple Out as part of the Jan. 29 game against Ball State while 25 collegiate teams will wear "4 Pete's Sake" pins during the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers weekend.
January 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 78-68 Win at Eastern Michigan Jake Kretzer scored a game and career-high 25 points as the Zips improved to 4-1 in league play.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Eastern Michigan on Wednesday The game between the Zips and Eagles will air live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 75-61 Decision to Toledo Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led Akron with 18 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the year.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Battles Toledo on Saturday on ESPNU The Zips and Rockets, both picked as the preseason favorite in their respective division, will tip off at 11 a.m. ET on ESPNU.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second Annual LeBron James Family Foundation Day Set for Jan. 18 The event will take place during Saturday's men's basketball contest vs. Toledo, which is set for an 11 a.m. ET tip off and will air live on ESPNU.
January 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Miami (Ohio) 59-52 to Open MAC Play 3-0 Down by one point at the half, the Zips used their size and depth to win their seventh-straight game against the RedHawks.
January 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Miami (Ohio) in MAC Home Opener on Wednesday The Zips and Redhawks will meet for the 31st time on Wednesday. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball at Kent State on Feb. 1 to Air Live on TWC Sports Channel The Zips and Golden Flashes will meet for the first time this season on television, with the tip at the M.A.C. Center set for 6 p.m. ET.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Quincy Diggs Named MAC East Player of the Week Diggs helped the Zips (10-5, 2-0 MAC) win two road games to open league play last week.
January 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Ohio 83-80 in Double Overtime Thriller Quincy Diggs scored nine of his 20 points in overtime as the Zips improved to 2-0 in MAC play.
January 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Renews Rivalry with Ohio on Sunday The Zips and Bobcats will tip off at 6 p.m. ET in the Convocation Center. The game will air live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel and ESPN3.
January 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play with 72-68 Win at Ball State Quincy Diggs led all players with 21 points as the Zips have now won 10-straight against Ball State and 18-straight overall against the MAC West Division.
January 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play on Wednesday at Ball State Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET as the Zips open the 2014 conference schedule as the two-time defending regular season champions.
January 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Gets Two Late Stops, Downs Marshall 59-58 Freshman Isaiah Johnson led the Zips with 12 points, seven boards and two steals as the Zips closed non-conference play with an 8-5 mark.
January 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Game vs. Marshall Still Scheduled for 7 p.m. Tip Off The Zips and Thundering Herd will play as scheduled (7 p.m. ET tip) with The University of Akron closing campus at 2 p.m. today.
January 2, 2014 | General News Game Times Set for Basketball Doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 18 The men's team will play host to Toledo at 11 a.m. ET on ESPNU while the women's squad will face rival Kent State at 1:30 p.m.
January 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Play Thursday vs. Marshall The Zips and Thundering Herd will tip off at 7 p.m. ET in the 22nd meeting between these former MAC East foes.
December 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes 2013 with 77-66 Win Over Coppin State Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 16 points as four Zips' players reached double figures.
December 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Recognize IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter on Thursday Porter, a 2006 graduate of Stow High School, will be recognized during the Marshall game on Jan. 2 and will sign autographs following the game.
December 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Coppin State for New Year's Eve Contest The Zips and Eagles will tip off at 6 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena in just the ninth New Year's Eve game for Akron since the 1952-53 campaign.
December 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Road Trip with 78-45 Loss at South Carolina Quincy Diggs led Akron with 13 points as he was the lone Zip in double figures.
December 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip on Saturday at South Carolina The Zips and Gamecocks will face off for the second-consecutive time, with this matchup set for a 4 p.m. ET tip on ESPNU.
December 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 69-59 to South Carolina at Diamond Head Classic The Zips finished the event in fourth place with a 1-2 record.
December 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces South Carolina Wednesday at Diamond Head Classic The third-place game – the first-ever meeting between Zips and Gamecocks – will air live on ESPN2 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 83-60 to No. 14/13 Iowa State Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 13 points as the Zips will play either South Carolina or Boise State on Wednesday.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Named MAC East Player of the Week Treadwell helped the Zips to a 3-0 record last week, averaging 21.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steal per game.
December 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Leads Wire-to-Wire, Downs Oregon State 83-71 The Zips, led by Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell's career-high 24 points to advance to the semifinals of the 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic.
December 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Diamond Head Classic Sunday vs. Oregon State Tip off between the Zips and Beavers is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
December 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Detroit 79-60 The Zips out-scored Detroit 58-30 in the second half and were led by Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell's 22 points and 13 rebounds.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Homestand Wednesday vs. Detroit The Zips and Titans will tip off at 7 p.m. ET as Akron looks to extend its winning streak to four-straight games.
December 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Surges Late to Down Oral Roberts, 74-64 The Zips out-scored the Golden Eagles 15-7 over the final 6:30 to win their third-straight game.
December 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Continues Homestand on Monday vs. Oral Roberts Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET and the Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Toss is set to take place at halftime.
December 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Homestand with 84-56 Win Over Bethune-Cookman Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led all scorers with 19 points, going 7-of-7 from the field, in addition to four rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot.
December 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters to Take Medical Leave of Absence Peters, who is in his fifth season with the Zips, will undergo treatment for pancreatic cancer beginning on Monday.
December 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Three-Game Homestand Saturday vs. Bethune-Cookman The Zips and Wildcats will tip off on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. Akron will also play host to Oral Roberts on Monday and Detroit on Wednesday.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Hold Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 16 Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears and other stuffed animals to the men's basketball contest against Oral Roberts.
December 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Earns Road Win, Downs Cleveland State 73-61 Nick Harney led all scorers with 15 points as the Zips snapped a two-game losing streak and a three-game road skid.
December 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Returns to Action on Saturday at Cleveland State The Zips are coming off a 21-day break in which they played just one exhibition contest. Tip off against the Vikings is set for 2 p.m. ET at The Wolstein Center.
December 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot to Speak at Luncheon with CSU's Coach Waters on Friday Coach Dambrot and Coach Waters will talk about their respective seasons heading into Saturday's matchup between the Zips and Vikings.
November 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Malone 77-65 in Exhibition Play Four Zips scored in double figures, led by Reggie McAdams' game-high 19 points.
November 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Malone Wednesday in Exhibition Play The Zips and Pioneers will tip off at 7 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena. The contest will be an exhibition for both teams.
November 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Play in 2014 Charleston Classic Presented by Gildan The Zips will join Cornell, Miami (Fla.), Penn State, South Carolina and USC at the tournament, which is set for Nov. 20-23, 2014.
November 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Holiday Mini-Plans Now on Sale This three-game mini plan includes one ticket to either the Ohio (Feb. 22) or Kent State (March 7/8) game, two additional home games and a replica Zips home jersey for just $35.
November 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Road Trip with 80-73 Loss at Middle Tennessee Quincy Diggs posted a career-high 26 points to lead all scorers on the day.
November 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip Saturday at Middle Tennessee The Zips and Blue Raiders will tip off at 3 p.m. ET at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
November 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 85-63 at Saint Mary's Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led all players with 17 points to go along with 12 rebounds.
November 10, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Saint Mary's on Tuesday on ESPN2 The Zips, playing in the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon for the first time, face the Gaels in Moraga, Calif., at 3 a.m. ET.
November 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Season with 72-63 Win Over Coastal Carolina Four Zips scored in double figures, led by 14 points from Quincy Diggs and Jake Kretzer.
November 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Regular Season Friday vs. Coastal Carolina The Zips play host to the Chanticleers as part of a doubleheader with the women. Tip-off for the men's contest is set for 8 p.m. ET.
November 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 95-40 Exhibition Win Over Bluffton Four Zips scored in double figures as Nick Harney led all scorers with 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the field.
October 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens 2013-14 Season Friday with Exhibition Contest The Zips will play host to Bluffton at James A. Rhodes Arena, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. ET.
October 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Selected as MAC East; MAC Tournament Favorite The Zips earned 14 first-place votes as the favorite for a third-straight MAC East title while receiving 14-of-22 votes to win the MAC Tournament.
October 22, 2013 | General News Akron Basketball Media Day Set for Oct. 23 The 2013 Akron Basketball Media Day, presented by Wentz Financial Group, will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET and can be watch online, as well as heard live on SportsRadio 1350 AM.
October 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Ranked 10th in Preseason Mid-Major Top-25 Poll The Zips received 340 points and are joined by three MAC and four non-conference opponents in the preseason poll.
October 15, 2013 | General News Akron Basketball to be Televised at Least 10 Times in 2013-14 The men’s team will appear seven times – with four 21-day wildcard opportunities – while the women will make three appearances during MAC play.
October 14, 2013 | General News Men's and Women's Basketball to Host Meet the Team Event on Oct. 18 Both programs will be on hand at Rhodes Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. ET to meet fans prior to the Zips' volleyball match against Western Michigan.
October 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Hold Practice at Nike Championship Basketball Clinic The practice is a unique event as it is the first time the Zips have held a practice at one of the many Nike basketball camps.
October 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell Named Lou Henson Preseason All-American Treadwell, a senior from Euclid, Ohio, is the second Zips' student-athlete to be named a Lou Henson Preseason All-American.
October 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Grows Season Ticket Base to Record High Number An extremely limited number of lower level seats are available, as well as other season ticket packages. To thank the fans, the Zips will hand out 2,000 replica championship rings at the Coastal Carolina game on Nov. 8.
September 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot Receives One-Year Contract Extension Dambrot has compiled a 210-94 record (107-41 in MAC play) and is now under contract through the 2022-23 season.
September 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Launches #BackTheZips Campaign for 2013-14 Season The theme was developed in part to celebrate the Zips' back-to-back MAC Championships and in part to show appreciation for current fans and encourage new ones to get on board.
September 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Complete 2013-14 Schedule The slate includes a spot in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, seven 20-win teams, an 18-game MAC schedule and five non-conference contests on the ESPN family of networks.
August 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-off Reception Set for Oct. 3 The event will take place at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman, Ohio, and will feature head coaches Keith Dambrot, Rob Senderoff, Jerry Slocum, and Gary Waters.
August 28, 2013 | General News Akron Athletics Launches Zips Insider Blog Zips fans can get an in-depth look at Akron Athletics through this interactive blog featuring content from all of Akron's 19 intercollegiate programs.
August 23, 2013 | General News MAC Announces New Regional Television Partnership The MAC announced on Friday a regional television agreement with Time Warner Cable Sports.
August 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Selected for ESPN Tip-Off Marathon Contest at Saint Mary's The Zips will play at Saint Mary's on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 3 a.m. ET on ESPN2.
August 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Treadwell, McAdams Set for Global Sports Academy Goodwill Tour Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell and Reggie McAdams will travel to Germany and the Czech Republic from August 11-19 and will play five games.
June 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Limited Spots Remain for Men’s Basketball Summer Classic Golf Outing on Aug. 19 Spots still remain for both the morning and afternoon sessions, with limited spots available for the afternoon portion of the event.
July 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Bracket Announced for 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic The Zips will open the event on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU against Oregon State.
June 25, 2013 | General News Banner Year for Zips Athletics Touted in 2012-13 Annual Report Five teams celebrating championships and record academic achievement are among the highlights of 2012-13 for the Zips.
June 14, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Claims Two Gold, One Silver Medal at NACMA Best of Awards UA's @ZipsMBB jersey promotion and LeBron James bobblehead giveaway earned first-place honors.
June 11, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Posts High Marks in Latest NCAA APR Report Ten Zips Athletics teams recorded a perfect APR for the 2011-12 academic year, with 17 of 19 teams exceeding the national multi-year average.
June 5, 2013 | General News Four Sports Recognized by NCAA for Academic Progress Rate The Zips men's basketball, women's basketball, women's cross country, and women's tennis teams were honored by the NCAA for their multi-year APR score.
May 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Basketball Select-A-Seat Event Planned for May 30-31 at Rhodes Arena The Select-A-Seat event will give Zips fans an opportunity to see seat availability for purchase and upgrade for the 2013-14 season.
May 10, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Invited to 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic The tournament is set for Dec. 22-25 and includes Boise State, George Mason, Iowa State, Oregon State, Saint Mary’s and South Carolina.
April 17, 2014 | General News Alumni All-Sport Season Ticket Package The UA Alumni Association and Zips Athletics have partnered to offer recent graduates special season ticket pricing.
April 29, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
April 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Early Registration for Men’s Basketball Camps Ends April 30 Students registering for the Zips Basketball School and Offensive Skills Camp can save $15.00 if registered by April 30.
April 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Brian Walsh Named Academic All-MAC Walsh is just the second player in school history to earn two Academic All-MAC honors.
April 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Adds Nyles Evans to Class of 2013 Evans, a graduate of Hoover High School in North Canton, Ohio, played the last two seasons at Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Fla.
April 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot to Speak Today at Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club Coach Dambrot will speak at the luncheon, which begins at 11 a.m. ET, at Tozzi’s in Canton.
| Men's Basketball Watch the 2013 Men's Basketball Highlight Video Click here to watch the 2013 Akron Men's Basketball highlight video which was released at the end of the year banquet.
April 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot Named 2013 Red Auerbach Coach of the Year The award is presented to the nation's top Jewish coach by the Jewish Coaches Association (JCA).
March 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Celebration Set for April 12 Social hour begins at 6 p.m. ET, with a dinner buffet and awards ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.
April 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Helps East All-Stars to 87-81 Win in Reese's All-Star Game Marshall scored seven points and added six boards, three blocked shots and one steal in 20 minutes of action.
April 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Selected for Reese's Division I College All-Star Game Marshall is the first Zips student-athlete to play in the event, which is set for Friday, April 5, at 5 p.m. ET at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
April 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Named to Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team Marshall blocked 122 shots and averaged 3.7 blocked shots per game, which ranks third in the nation this season.
March 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Sees Attendance Increases During 2012-13 Season In 16 home games this season, men's basketball attendance increased by 10 percent over last season.
March 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Places Three Student-Athletes on NABC All-District Team Zeke Marshall was named to the first team while Alex Abreu and Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell were named to the second team for District 14.
March 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Named to Lou Henson All-America Team Marshall is the first Akron student-athlete named to the Lou Henson All-America team, which recognizes the top 25 mid-major players in the nation.
March 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls to VCU in NCAA Tournament Second Round The Zips men's basketball team closed out its season with an 88-42 loss to VCU at the Palace at Auburn Hills.
March 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zips Take Part in NCAA Tournament Media Day A day before its second-round game in the NCAA Tournament in Detroit, the Akron men's basketball team took part in pre-tournament media day.
March 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Press Conference Transcript Head coach Keith Dambrot and student-athletes Zeke Marshall, Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell and Brian Walsh met with the media on Wednesday.
March 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens NCAA Tournament Tonight Against VCU The No. 12 seed Zips and No. 5 seed Rams will tip off at 9:45 p.m. ET on CBS.
March 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named Finalist for Auerbach Coach-of-the-Year Award Ninth-year Zips coach Keith Dambrot is one of five finalists for the Jewish Coaches Association's annual honor.
March 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Listen to Audio from Monday's Men's Basketball Media Teleconference UA head coach Keith Dambrot and senior center Zeke Marshall visited with national media on a teleconference on Monday.
| Men's Basketball Men's Basketball vs. Ohio - Highlights with Radio Call Watch highlights from the MAC Championship game complete with Steve French's radio call!
March 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Draws VCU in NCAA Tournament The Zips received the No. 12 seed in the South Region and will face No. 5 seed VCU on Thursday, March 21 in Auburn Hills, Mich.
March 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Ticket Policy and Order Information View the ticketing policy and download an order form for seats to watch the Zips men's basketball team compete in the Big Dance.
March 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Tops Ohio In MAC Title Game, Punches Ticket to NCAA Tourney The Zips earned the MAC's automatic bid for the second time in three seasons thanks to a 65-46 victory.
March 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Selection Show Watch Party, NCAA Tournament Ticket Information Zips Athletics will hold an NCAA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party for its men's basketball team on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Rhodes Arena.
March 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball, Ohio Battle for MAC Title Tonight on ESPN2 The Zips and Bobcats will face off for the second-consecutive season for the MAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET.
March 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Kent State 62-59, Advances to MAC Title Game The Zips will appear in the MAC title game on Saturday for the seventh-straight season. The contest will air at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
March 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Heads to Cleveland for MAC Semifinals on Friday The Zips will play the winner of the No. 4 seed Kent State-No. 8 seed Buffalo game on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
March 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Finalist Dambrot is also a finalist for the Hugh Durham Mid-Major Coach of the Year Award and was named MAC Coach of the Year.
March 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named Hugh Durham Award Finalist The award, named in honor of the former Florida State and Georgia head coach, is awarded to the nation's top mid-major coach.
March 13, 2013 | General News MAC Tournament Week Fan and Ticket Information The Zips men's and women's basketball teams travel to Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena this week for the FirstEnergy MAC Tournament.
March 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Dambrot, who owns a 208-93 record at Akron, received 24 of 27 votes to earn his first MAC Coach of the Year honors.
March 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Marshall Earns Second-Consecutive MAC Defensive Player of the Year Award Marshall is just the second player to earn back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year honors in the award's 17-year history.
March 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Marshall, Treadwell Headline Four Zips Named to All-MAC Teams Marshall (first) and Treadwell (second) were joined by Abreu (honorable mention) and Kretzer (freshman) as All-MAC honorees.
March 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 68-64 to Kent State in Regular-Season Finale Zeke Marshall finished 14 points, eight boards and five blocked shots in setting the MAC's single-season blocked shots mark (109).
March 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season Friday vs. Kent State The PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge contest, set to air live nationally on ESPN2, will tip off at 7 p.m. ET
March 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Claims MAC Regular-Season Title with 72-58 Win Over Miami The Zips became just the third team in the last 30 years of MAC basketball to win back-to-back regular-season crowns.
March 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Final Homestand vs. Miami (Ohio) on Tuesday The Zips and RedHawks will tip off at 7 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
March 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 81-67 at Buffalo The loss snapped Akron's 19-game winning streak as the Zips lost for the first time since December 15.
March 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zips Athletics, Alpha Sigma Phi Team Up to Set Guinness World Record at March 5 Men's Hoops Game Zips Athletics and Alpha Sigma Phi will look to set the record for most people in a venue wearing a paper hat at the same time.
March 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Heads to Buffalo for Final Regular-Season Road Game The Zips and Bulls will tip off on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
March 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Contest Against Kent State Has Officially Sold Out March 8 contest, which is part of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge, is set for a 7 p.m. ET tipoff.
February 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball No. 24 Men's Basketball Downs Ohio 88-81 in Overtime The Zips extended their nation's-best winning streak to 19 games.
February 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Ohio on Wednesday in Battle for MAC East Lead The Zips and Bobcats will tip off live from the Convocation Center in Athens on SportsTime Ohio at 7 p.m. ET.
February 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Ranked for First Time in Program History The Zips checked in at No. 24 in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll after receiving 53 votes.
February 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Named a Finalist for Lou Henson Award The award, named after former Illinois and New Mexico State head coach Lou Henson, is presented to the nation's top mid-major player.
February 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Wins 18th-Straight, Downs North Dakota State 68-53 Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell posted his sixth double-double to lead four Zips in double figures.
February 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Early Registration Now Open for Akron Men's Basketball Camps Online registration is now open. Register by April 30th to save $15 off camp tuition.
February 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to North Dakota State Friday on ESPN2 The nationally-televised game is part of the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters event and will tip off at 7 p.m. ET.
February 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Free Student Tickets to be Distributed for March 8 Game Against Kent State Free tickets will be distributed in advance of this game due to the expected capacity crowd.
February 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Single-Game Tickets for March 8 Kent State Game Now on Sale Single-game tickets for the March 8 Zips-Flashes PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge matchup at Rhodes Arena are on sale.
February 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Extends Winning Streak to 17 Games with 67-50 Win Over BGSU Akron's 12-0 start to MAC play is tied for the best start in league history as the Zips won their 13th-straight at home.
February 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Bowling Green to the JAR on Saturday The game between the Zips and Falcons will tip off at 7:30 p.m. ET following the conclusion of the women's game vs. Ball State.
February 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Kent State on March 8 on ESPN2 Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena, with Senior Day festivities to take place before the game.
February 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Replica and Authentic Black Jersey Apparel Now on Sale Online After selling out of the initial stock of black jersey apparel, Zips Athletics has announced that the apparel is now in stock and ready for purchase.
February 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Tallies Win No. 20 with 70-62 Victory at Eastern Michigan The Zips are one of eight teams to post at least 20 wins in each of the past eight seasons and extended their winning streak to 16 games.
February 13, 2013 | General News Dambrot Bobblehead Giveaway, Akron General Health and Wellness Day Highlight Saturday Hoops Doubleheader The Zips women's team takes on Ball State at 5 p.m. ET, while the men face Bowling Green at 7 p.m.
February 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Coach Thomas Advances to Second Round of Shots From the Heart Coach Thomas defeated Xavier's Mike Pegues 51-47 and will face Central Conn. State's Steve Treffiletti in Round 2.
February 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Cross-Divisional Play at Eastern Michigan The Zips and Eagles will face off on Wednesday in Ypsilanti, Mich. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Host Miami (Ohio) on SportsTime Ohio on March 5 The added STO game, set for a 7 p.m. ET tip-off, will put the Zips on TV for the tenth time in a 13-game stretch.
February 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Overcomes Slow Start to Defeat Miami (Ohio) 54-50 The win extended the Zips' winning streak to a nation's-best 15-straight games.
February 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Oxford to Face Miami (Ohio) on ESPNU on Saturday The Zips and RedHawks will tip off Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET.
February 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Contest at Buffalo Added to SportsTime Ohio Schedule The Zips and Bulls, set to play on Saturday, March 2, at Buffalo, will now air on STO at 6 p.m. ET.
February 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball AP: Akron zipping along with nation's best win streak The Zips men's basketball team rides the nation's longest win streak of 14 games into Saturday's matchup at Miami (Ohio).
February 5, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes During Tuesday night's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2012 Dean's List student-athletes.
February 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Late Surge Gives Men's Basketball a 68-56 Win over Central Michigan The Zips used an 11-0 run over the final two minutes to seal the victory and win their 14th-straight game.
February 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Central Michigan for Tuesday Night Contest The Zips and Chippewas will tip off at 7 p.m. ET and the game will air live on SportsTime Ohio.
February 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face North Dakota State in BracketBusters Matchup The Zips will play host to the Bison on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
February 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Wins Fourth MAC Player of the Week Award For the week, he averaged 16.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.0 blocked shot per game in Akron's two wins.
February 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Receiving Votes in Both Major Polls The Zips received four points in the AP and two points in the USA Today Coaches poll.
February 4, 2013 | General News Listen to Dambrot, Kest, Walsh and King on Tonight's Zips Live at Winking Lizard Men's basketball coach Keith Dambrot, women's basketball coach Jodi Kest, and student-athletes Brian Walsh and Sina King will be the guests on tonight's Zips Live from 7-8 p.m.
February 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Extends Win Streak to 13, Tops Ohio 86-72 Alex Abreu scored a career-high 21 points and had nine assists to help the Zips remain unbeaten in league play.
February 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Contest Against Ohio Has Officially Sold Out Fans still wishing to obtain a ticket can visit the JAR ticket office around tip-off of tomorrow’s men’s game to check availability of any additional or unclaimed tickets.
February 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes on Ohio Saturday in MAC East Showdown on ESPNU Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. ET and the contest will serve as Social Media Night.
February 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Akron Athletics to Sell Replica and Authentic Black Jersey Apparel Replica black t-shirts, replica jerseys and authentic jerseys will be on sale at the men's basketball game against Ohio on Saturday.
January 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Wins 12th-Straight Overall with 68-55 Win at Bowling Green The Zips, behind Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell's fourth double-double of the season, have the second-longest active streak in the nation.
| General News Game Times, Promos Announced for Feb. 16 Basketball Doubleheader The Zips women's team will play Ball State at 5 p.m. ET, followed by the men's squad versus Bowling Green at 7:30 p.m.
January 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Set to Face Bowling Green Wednesday on SportsTime Ohio The Zips and Falcons will tip off from the Stroh Center at 7 p.m. ET.
January 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Unveils New Uniforms; Promotions for Feb. 2 Game vs. Ohio As part of the Social Media Night festivities, the Zips will wear new Nike black uniforms when they face the Bobcats.
January 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Marshall Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week For the week, Marshall averaged 13.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.5 blocked shots per game while shooting 75.0 percent from the field (12-of-16).
January 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Free Student Tickets to be Distributed for Feb. 2 Game Against Ohio Free tickets will be distributed in advance of this game due to the expected capacity crowd.
January 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Overcomes 20-Point Deficit to Defeat Buffalo 68-64 The Zips used runs of 19-5 in the first half and 19-0 in the second half to run their winning streak to 11-straight games.
January 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Looks for 11th-Straight Win Saturday vs. Buffalo Limited tickets remain for the game, which is set to tip off at 7 p.m. ET. The first 1,500 fans will receive a limited-edition LeBron James bobblehead.
January 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Limited Tickets Remain for Saturday's Men's Basketball Contest vs. Buffalo Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of time. Also, the first 1,500 fans will receive a limited-edition LeBron James bobblehead.
January 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Marshall Powers Men's Basketball to 71-56 Win at Toledo Zeke Marshall flirted with the program's first triple-double, posting 18 points, eight boards and nine blocked shots.
January 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Ticket Offer; Social Media Correspondent Opportunity Announced for Feb. 2 Ohio Contest The offer includes a GA ticket and a #ZipsGameday t-shirt. Fans can also enter to win one of two social media correspondent spots to cover the doubleheader.
January 22, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Announces 38th Annual Hall of Fame Class Zips Athletics and its Varsity "A" Association will induct nine people to the UA Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 15.
January 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Toledo Wednesday on SportsTime Ohio The Zips put their nine-game winning streak on the line at Savage Arena beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
January 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Kent State 71-67 Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell and Zeke Marshall provided double-doubles as the Zips have now won five-straight in the series and nine-straight overall.
January 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball ESPNU to Air February 9th Men's Basketball Game at Miami (Ohio) Tip off from Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio, between the Zips and RedHawks is set for 1 p.m. ET.
January 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Heads to Kent State for ESPNU Match-up on Saturday Set for a 3 p.m. tip-off, the Zips and Golden Flashes will face off in game one of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge.
January 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Abreu's Late 3-Pointer Helps Men's Basketball Down Ball State 71-64 Alex Abreu's 3-pointer with 1:04 remaining gave Akron a nine-point lead as the Zips held on to improve to 12-4 overall, 3-0 in MAC play.
January 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Charles Thomas to Compete in Shots from the Heart Competition The NCAA Tournament-like bracket includes 64 assistant coaches and non-coaches, and benefits the Skip Prosser Foundation.
| Men's Basketball Zips Men's Basketball Update - January 15 Head Men's Basketball Coach Keith Dambrot talks about the team's two wins last week and previews this week's games.
January 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Ball State to Rhodes Arena on Wednesday The Zips and Cardinals will face off in the cross-divisional meeting beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
January 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Single-Game Tickets for Feb. 2 Ohio Contest Now on Sale Limited upper and lower reserved tickets remain, in addition to general admission tickets, for the men's game against the Bobcats at 5 p.m. ET.
January 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball McAdams Leads Men's Basketball to 68-53 Win at NIU Reggie McAdams scored a career-high 20 points to lead four Zips in double figures.
January 11, 2013 | General News ESPNU Game Time; Special Promotions Announced for February 2 Doubleheader The women will face Buffalo at 2 p.m. ET, followed by the men's game against Ohio at 5 p.m. on ESPNU.
January 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hits the Road for MAC West Matchup with Northern Illinois The Zips and Huskies will take the court at 4 p.m. ET at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb, Ill.
January 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play with 65-43 Win Over Western Michigan Redshirt freshman Pat Forsythe had a career-high 12 points and tied his career high with eight boards in the win.
January 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Title Defense Wednesday vs. Western Michigan The Zips play host to the Broncos at Rhodes Arena beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
January 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball ESPNU to Air Men’s Basketball Contest at Kent State on Jan. 19 The Zips and Golden Flashes will face off on television for the 23rd-straight time, with tip-off set for 3 p.m. ET.
January 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Three Double-Doubles Power Men's Basketball to 91-63 Win Over Coppin State Zeke Marshall, Nick Harney and Jake Kretzer became the first trio to record a double-double in the same game for UA in the Division I Era (since 1980-81).
January 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens 2013 Wednesday Against Coppin State The Zips and Eagles will face off at Rhodes Arena beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
December 31, 2012 | Men's Basketball Marshall Named MAC Player of the Week for Second Time in 2012-13 Marshall, who also earned POW honors on Nov. 19, he averaged 19.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocked shots and 2.0 assists last week.
December 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Makes Late Defensive Stand to Down Princeton 62-58 The win gave ninth-year head coach Keith Dambrot his 300th career win, including his 192nd victory as head coach of the Zips.
December 29, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes 2012 with Home Contest vs. Princeton The Zips and Tigers will face off for the first time on Sunday, with tip-off at James A. Rhodes Arena set for 7 p.m. ET.
December 27, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Texas Southern 83-68 for Third-Straight Win Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell recorded his first-career double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds) in the win.
December 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Continues Homestand vs. Texas Southern on Thursday The Zips and Tigers will face off at James A. Rhodes Arena at 7 p.m. ET.
December 23, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises Past Cleveland State 87-57 Five Zips scored in double figures as Akron won its second-straight game by a margin of 30 points.
December 21, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Cleveland State to Rhodes Arena on Sunday The Zips and Vikings will face off for the 66th time on Sunday, with tip-off set for 2 p.m. ET.
December 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 76-46 Brian Walsh had 14 points and four boards to lead the Zips to a win in the first of six-straight home games.
December 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Seventh-Annual Teddy Bear Toss Set for Tuesday, Dec. 18 Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears and other stuffed animals to the men's basketball contest against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
December 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Six-Game Homestand Tuesday vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET following the women's game against Dayton, with the Seventh-Annual Teddy Bear Toss scheduled for halftime.
December 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Demetrius Treadwell Named MAC East Player of the Week Treadwell posted a career-high 20 points, in addition to eight rebounds, against Detroit on Saturday
December 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Detroit on FOX Sports Detroit Today at Noon Dan Dickerson (play-by-play) and Earl Cureton (color) will have the call from Calihan Hall in Detroit.
December 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Ends Road Trip with 80-73 Loss at Detroit Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the Zips with a career-high 20 points while grabbing eight boards.
December 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Detroit Saturday for Noon Contest on FOX Sports Detroit The Zips and Titans will face off for the eighth time, with Akron holding a slim 4-3 advantage.
December 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Zips Basketball with Keith Dambrot Returns Tonight on SportsTime Ohio Season two will kick off tonight as episode one will air on SportsTime Ohio beginning at 11:30 p.m. ET.
December 9, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 77-61 Decision at No. 16/13 Creighton Nick Harney led the Zips with 14 points and five boards while Zeke Marshall had 12 points, two rebounds and two blocked shots.
December 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Nationally-Ranked Creighton Sunday on ESPN3 The Zips and Bluejays will tip off at 2:05 p.m. ET. Larry Punteney and Nick Bahe will have the call from CenturyLink Center Omaha.
December 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Launches "Drive for 5" Fundraising Campaign Zips Athletics looks to double its Z-Fund membership to 5,000 and raise $5 million annually by 2015.
December 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Middle Tennessee 82-77 in Overtime Alex Abreu led five UA players in double figures with 19 points and pitched in with seven assists and four steals.
December 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Middle Tennessee on Sunday The Zips and Blue Raiders will tip off at 2 p.m. ET. The players and staff will receive their 2012 MAC Regular Season Champion rings before the game.
November 29, 2012 | General News Game Times Announced for Basketball Doubleheader on Dec. 18 The women will play host to (23/22) Dayton at 5:30 p.m. ET while the men will face Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 8 p.m., or 30 minutes following the women's game.
November 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Signs Four Student-Athletes to Class of 2013 Kwan Cheatham, B.J. Gladden, Aaron Jackson and Isaiah Johnson have signed national letters of intent to play for the Zips in the 2013-14 season.
November 19, 2012 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Named MAC East Player of the Week Marshall helped the Zips to a 3-1 record over the week, averaging 10.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.8 blocked shots per game.
November 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Puerto Rico Tip-Off vs. Penn State The Zips and Nittany Lions will play on ESPN3 beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET.
November 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half in 85-60 Route Over Penn State The Zips out-scored the Nittany Lions 53-24 in the second half as Marshall finished with 17 points, seven boards and six blocked shots.
November 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes on UNC Asheville Today in Puerto Rico The meeting, set for 1 p.m. ET on ESPN3, is the first between the Bulldogs and the Zips.
November 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Gilliam Scores 22 as Men's Basketball Cruises to 82-63 Win Chauncey Gilliam scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to spark the Akron offense.
November 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops Overtime Decision 69-65 to Oklahoma State Brian Walsh (14/10) and Zeke Marshall (12/10) led the way with double-doubles.
November 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Oklahoma State in Game One of Puerto Rico Tip-Off The Zips and Cowboys will take the court on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. ET on ESPNU. Doug Sherman and Dino Gaudio will have the call.
November 12, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 97-53 Win over John Carroll Brian Walsh led five Zips in double-figure points with 18 in UA's home opener on Monday.
November 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Home Slate Against John Carroll Monday The Zips and Blue Streaks will tip off at 7 p.m. ET at Rhodes Arena.
November 9, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops Season Opener 74-70 in Overtime to Coastal Carolina Jake Kretzer, making his collegiate debute, had 15 points, six boards, four assists and four steals.
November 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Regular Season Friday at Coastal Carolina The Zips and Chanticleers will meet for just the second time in program history, with Akron leading the series 1-0. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.
November 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Watch Coach Dambrot's CollegeChalkTalk.com Diary Series Vlog For the fourth-consecutive season, ninth-year head coach Keith Dambrot is taking part in the CollegeChalkTalk.com Diary Series.
November 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Ranked 15th in Preseason Mid-Major Top-25 Poll The Zips, which finished last season receiving 26 votes in the final poll, start this year's campaign ranked for the second-consecutive season.
November 3, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Wraps Up Exhibition Play with 106-67 Win Over Malone Nick Harney scored a game-high 22 points to lead the way for the Zips.
November 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Exhibition Schedule Saturday Against Malone The Zips will take on the Pioneers beginning at 5 p.m. ET following the women's exhibition contest, also against Malone, at 2 p.m.
October 31, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Cruises Past Tiffin 111-72 in Exhibition Contest Pat Forsythe (17 points, 12 rebounds) and Demetrius Treadwell (14 points, 12 rebounds) led the way for the Zips.
October 30, 2012 | General News Men’s and Women’s Basketball Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale Fans are now able to purchase tickets for 16 of the 18 men’s home contests and all 15 women’s contests.
October 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Exhibition Slate Wednesday Against Tiffin The Zips will play host to the Dragons at James A. Rhodes Arena beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
October 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Obama Visit Cancelled; Men’s Basketball Tip Against Tiffin Now 7 p.m. Gates for the men’s game against Tiffin will open at 6 p.m.
October 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Picked Second in MAC East in MAC Media Poll The Zips received 122 total points and five first-place votes while Zeke Marshall was named preseason All-MAC.
October 29, 2012 | Men's Basketball Obama Visit Moves Men’s Basketball Tip-off Against Tiffin to 8 p.m. President Obama's rally at Rhodes Arena will cause the tip-off of the men's basketball contest against Tiffin to move to 8 p.m. ET.
October 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Discusses 2012-13 Campaign During Media Day Head coach Keith Dambrot, seniors Zeke Marshall and Brian Walsh, and junior Alex Abreu talk about the Zips heading into the season.
October 23, 2012 | General News Akron Basketball to Kick Off 2012-13 Season with Annual Media Day Event The event, sponsored by Wentz Financial Group, is set to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET and will air live on 1350 AM and on MAC-Sports.com.
October 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Voter in USA TODAY Coaches Top-25 Basketball Poll Dambrot is one of 31 coaches on the USA TODAY Board of Coaches and will participate in this season's top-25 balloting.
October 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Launches “Think Bigger” Campaign for 2012-13 The campaign, built upon Dambrot's vision for the program and its future, will feature artwork and promotions that will incorporate the "Think Bigger" theme.
October 12, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Hoops Opens 2012-13 Season with First Practice The first practice comes 19 days before the Zips take the court in their first exhibition contest on Wednesday, Oct. 31, against Tiffin.
October 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot to Speak at Scott Lang Clinic Dambrot will join Bob Huggins (WVU), Jamie Dixon (Pittsburgh), Jim Ferry (Duquesne) and Jason Gee (Cleveland State) as speakers.
October 10, 2012 | General News Akron Basketball Media Day Set for Oct. 24 The men's and women's basketball teams will kick off the 2012-13 campaign with its annual media day beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET.
October 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Pat Forsythe Cleared by NCAA to Play in 2012-13 Basketball Season Forsythe, a native of Brunswick, Ohio, will have four years of eligibility to play for the Zips men's basketball team.
October 5, 2012 | General News Akron Basketball Open House Set for Oct. 20 The free event will begin at 4 p.m. ET and will lead up to the Akron volleyball team’s match against Central Michigan at 5 p.m. ET.
October 4, 2012 | Men's Basketball Tickets Still Available for the Coaches vs. Cancer Breakfast on Oct. 31 The Tip-Off Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. ET at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls.
October 3, 2012 | General News Akron Basketball to be Televised at Least Eight Times in 2012-13 The men will play on TV seven times while the women will have one game televised with the potential of nine more games added.
September 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot to Speak at Nike Championship Basketball Clinic Dambrot will speak on Saturday morning and will cover how to run the man-to-man offense.
August 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces 2012-13 Schedule The Zips play host to 18 opponents, travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and will defend their MAC Regular Season championship beginning Oct. 31.
August 6, 2012 | Men's Basketball Limited Spots Remain for Men's Basketball Summer Classic Make sure to register today for the Summer Classic, which is set for Aug. 20 at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio.
July 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Bracket Announced for 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off The Zips will open the tournament against Oklahoma State on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. ET on ESPNU.
July 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot Agrees to New Ten-Year Contract Dambrot, who has compiled a 184-87 (93-39 in MAC play) record in eight seasons at Akron, is now under contract through the 2021-22 season.
July 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Former Zip Nikola Cvetinovic Signs with AEK Larnaca in Cyprus Cvetinovic finished his Akron career tied for 25th on the Zips’ all-time scoring list (1,158).
July 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Three Men’s Basketball Student-Athletes Named to NABC Honors Court Kyle Petersen, C.J. Oldham and Brian Walsh, were named to the NABC Honors Court, the association announced on Tuesday.
July 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Camp Sold Out; New Camp Added With Session I of the Offensive Skills Camp on July 9-12 filled, the men's basketball staff added a second session from 12-3 p.m.
June 27, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Adds Sessions to Summer Camp Schedule Extra sessions have been added for the July 9-12 camp, as well as the addition of two sessions for the July 20-22 camp.
June 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Summer Classic Golf Outing Set for Aug. 20 The 2012 Summer Classic will take place at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio.
June 25, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Travel Plan Fans wishing to travel to San Juan, P.R., with the men's basketball team in November can reserve their spot today.
June 20, 2012 | General News NCAA Releases Annual Academic Progress Rate Report Eight programs posted perfect scores in 2010-11 while 15 programs exceeded the NCAA multi-year average.
June 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Dambrot, Men’s Basketball to be Honored by Akron Aeros Friday The Zips will be honored at 6:45 p.m. ET, with head coach Keith Dambrot throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
June 6, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Play in 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Taking place November 15-18, the Zips will be joined by UMass, NC State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Providence, Tennessee and UNC Asheville.
April 23, 2012 | Men's Basketball Early Registration for Men’s Basketball Camps Ends April 30 Students registering for the Zips Basketball School and Offensive Skills Camp can save $15.00 if registered by April 30.
April 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Brian Walsh Named Academic All-MAC Walsh was selected to the academic team in his first season with the Zips.
April 19, 2012 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot to Speak at Nike Championship Basketball Clinic Dambrot will speak on Saturday and will discuss some of his favorite practice drills he utilizes with the Zips’ basketball team.
April 5, 2012 | Men's Basketball A Statement from Akron Head Coach Keith Dambrot Due to recent speculation and media inquiries, men’s basketball head coach Keith Dambrot has released the following statement.
April 5, 2012 | Men's Basketball Spaces Still Available for Men’s Basketball Celebration The event is open to the public and costs $20 per person if reserved by Friday, April 6. The price of admission will increase to $25 beginning Saturday.
March 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Celebration Set For April 12 Social hour begins at 6 p.m. ET, with a dinner buffet and awards ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.
March 21, 2012 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named NABC Co-District 14 All-District Coach Dambrot is the first Akron coach to earn All-District distinction, which the NABC began awarding in 1970.
March 19, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
March 13, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 76-74 to Northwestern in NIT First Round The loss ends the season for the Zips as UA finishes with a 22-12 record.
March 12, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens NIT at Northwestern on Tuesday The Zips and Wildcats will tip off at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
March 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Face Northwestern in First Round of NIT The Zips and Wildcats will play on Tuesday, March 13, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
March 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Ohio for MAC Title Tonight on ESPN2 The Zips and Bobcats will face off for the MAC's automatic bid to next week's NCAA Tournament at 8 p.m. ET.
March 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 64-63 Thriller to Ohio in MAC Title Game Alex Abreu led the Zips with a career-high 19 points and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
March 9, 2012 | Men's Basketball Zips Tickets for MAC Tourney Championship Game Go On Sale Saturday at 9 a.m. Tickets for the MAC Tournament championship game go on sale at the UA Athletics Ticket Office at 9 a.m. Saturday.
March 9, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Advances to Sixth-Straight MAC Title Game The Zips defeated Kent State 78-74 in Friday night's semifinal round and will face Ohio on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
March 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Heads to Cleveland for MAC Semifinals The top-seeded Zips will face fourth-seeded Kent State on Friday at 7 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
March 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Abreu, Marshall and Cvetinovic Named All-MAC Abreu and Marshall were named second-team All-MAC while Cvetinovic was named to the third team.
March 6, 2012 | Men's Basketball Marshall (Defensive), Diggs (Sixth Man) Earn MAC Honors Zeke Marshall earned Defensive Player of the Year while Quincy Diggs was named Sixth Man of the Year.
March 5, 2012 | Men's Basketball Student Tickets for MAC Tournament Available on Friday Students can visit the AK-ROWDIES at the Student Union to purchase lower-level seats for Friday's game and place a deposit for Saturday's contest.
March 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Captures MAC Title and 61-55 Win Over Kent State The Zips clinched their first MAC regular season title and swept Kent State in the regular season for the first time since 2006-07.
March 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season Friday at Kent State The MAC regular season title and bragging rights will be on the line for this match-up, which will air live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. ET.
February 29, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Drops 74-70 Decision to Buffalo on Senior Night Alex Abreu led five UA players in double figures with a career-high 18 points.
February 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Celebrate Senior Night Against Buffalo The Zips will honor Nikola Cvetinovic, Brett McClanahan and Kyle Petersen, as well as try to clinch a MAC regular season title on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET.
February 27, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
February 27, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
February 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 85-61 at Ohio Brian Walsh led the Zips with 12 points as Akron fell to 20-9 overall, 12-2 in the MAC.
February 25, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Ohio Sunday for MAC Regular Season Title The Zips will take on the Bobcats on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPNU with a chance to clinch the MAC regular season title.
February 22, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Wins No. 20, Downs Bowling Green 79-68 Zeke Marshall led the way with 16 points, seven boards and one blocked shot as five Akron players scored in double figures.
February 21, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Looks for Win No. 20 Wednesday Against BGSU The Zips look to become just the 12th team to win 20-plus games in each of the last seven seasons. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 20, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
February 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 67-61 at Oral Roberts on ESPN2 Alex Abreu led the Zips with 16 points, four assists and one steal.
February 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Ready for BracketBuster Matchup with Oral Roberts The Zips and Golden Eagles will take the court on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
February 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Face Kent State on March 2 on ESPN2 The Zips and Golden Flashes will tip-off from the M.A.C. Center in Kent, Ohio, at 7 p.m. ET.
February 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Dominates Second Half, Downs Miami (Ohio) 74-59 Chauncey Gilliam finished with 14 points to lead Akron to its first 11-1 mark in MAC play in program history.
February 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Watch Coach Dambrot's Latest CollegeChalkTalk.com Vlog Head Coach Keith Dambrot discusses the importance of a strong regular season finish for positioning in the newly formatted MAC Tournament.
February 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Miami (Ohio) to Akron on Wednesday The Zips return to MAC East play against the RedHawks at Rhodes Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 13, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
February 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Sweeps MAC West with 75-51 Win Over NIU Demetrius Treadwell had 11 points and eight boards as Akron improved to 18-7 on the season.
February 10, 2012 | General News Parking Advisory for Saturday's Athletics Events on Campus With multiple sporting events scheduled on campus on Saturday, fans should allow for more time to park.
February 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes West Division Play Against Northern Illinois The Zips play host to the Huskies on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET following the women's basketball game against Western Michigan.
February 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Akron and Oral Roberts BracketBusters Contest to Air on ESPN2 The Zips (17-7, 9-1 MAC) and the Golden Eagles (22-5, 14-1 Summit) will face off at 2 p.m. ET.
February 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Wins 69-66 in Overtime Thriller at WMU Four Zips scored in double figures, including Alex Abreu with a game high tying 15 points.
February 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes on Western Michigan Tonight on SportsTime Ohio Michael Reghi (play-by-play) and Steve Mix (analyst) will have the call from University Arena in Kalamazoo, Mich. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Western Michigan on Wednesday The Zips and the Broncos will take the court at 7 p.m. ET and the game can be seen live on SportsTime Ohio.
February 6, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
February 4, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Cruises to 77-47 Win Over Eastern Michigan Chauncey Gilliam posted 13 points to lead the Zips in the scoring column.
February 3, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Face Ohio on ESPNU on Feb. 26 The Akron-Ohio game, originally scheduled for Feb. 25, will tip-off at 8 p.m. ET from Athens, Ohio.
February 3, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to MAC West Leader Eastern Michigan Saturday The Zips and Eagles will face off as the East and West leaders at 7:30 p.m. ET following the women's game with Central Michigan (5:00 p.m. ET).
February 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Early Registration Now Open for Akron Men's Basketball Camps Online registration is now open. Register by April 30th to save $15 off camp tuition.
February 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Toledo Tonight on SportsTime Ohio Michael Reghi (play-by-play) and Steve Mix (analyst) will have the call from Rhodes Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Extends Winning Streak with 86-72 Win Over Toledo Akron has now won four-straight and 12 of its last 14 games. Quincy Diggs led the Zips with 16 points.
January 31, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Returns Home Wednesday to Face Toledo The Zips will play four of the next five games at home, beginning with the Rockets. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
January 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Face Oral Roberts in 2012 Sears BracketBusters The game will air live on ESPN or ESPN2 on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. ET.
January 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Guts Out 74-64 Win at Central Michigan Zeke Marshall and Nick Harney led the way with 13 points each.
January 27, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Central Michigan on Saturday The Zips travel to Mount Pleasant to face the Chippewas to close their two-game MAC West road trip. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Battles Ball State Tonight on SportsTime Ohio Michael Reghi (play-by-play) and Steve Mix (analyst) will have the call from Worthen Arena in Muncie, Ind. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Surge Gives Men’s Basketball a 70-58 Win at Ball State Brian Walsh scored a career-high 16 points, all in the second half, to lead the way for the Zips.
January 23, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC West Play at Ball State The Zips and Cardinals will face off on Tuesday on SportsTime Ohio. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 21, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Dominates Second Half to Defeat Kent State 84-75 Nick Harney scored a career-high 21 points, including 19 in the second half, to lead Akron to an 84-75 win over Kent State.
January 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Saturday's "White Out" Akron-Kent State Men's Basketball Game Sold Out Saturday's men's basketball game between Akron and Kent State at Rhodes Arena has officially sold out.
January 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Set to Face Backyard Rival Kent State Fans are encouraged to wear white as part of the White Out event. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ET on Saturday and the game will air live on SportsTime Ohio.
January 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 82-70 at Buffalo Nikola Cvetinovic led the Zips with 17 points, including a bucket in the first half for his 1,000th career point.
January 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Buffalo Tonight on TWC SportsNet The Zips and Bulls will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. ET. Ben Wagner (play-by-play) and Mike Mennenga (analyst) will have the call.
January 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Limited Seats Left for Saturday's "White Out" Akron-Kent State Hoops Matchup Saturday's "White Out" men's basketball game between PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge rivals Akron and Kent State is nearly sold out.
January 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Buffalo for MAC East Contest on Wednesday The Zips and Bulls will take the court at 7 p.m. ET as Akron looks to improve to 4-0 in MAC play.
January 16, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Guzzardo on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
January 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Joins Elite Group in MAC Recordbook Marshall joined some elite company on Saturday against Ohio, becoming just the eighth player in Mid-American Conference history to record 200 career blocked shots.
January 14, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Honors its Dean's List Student-Athletes During Saturday's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2011 Dean's List student-athletes.
January 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Stays Perfect in MAC Play with 68-63 Win Over Ohio Zeke Marshall led all scorers with 17 points as the Zips improved to 3-0 in league play.
January 13, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Ohio Saturday on ESPNU The Zips and Bobcats will tip off at 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU following the women's game against Kent State (1 p.m. ET).
January 12, 2012 | General News Akron Basketball Plays Host to Doubleheader on Saturday The women will face Kent State at 1 p.m. ET while the men play host to Ohio on ESPNU beginning at 4 p.m.
January 12, 2012 | Men's Basketball Watch Coach Dambrot's Latest CollegeChalkTalk.com Vlog Head Coach Keith Dambrot talks about the Zips' start to the season and previews the month of January in his latest CollegeChalkTalk.com Diary Series vlog.
January 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Harney’s Late Bucket Gives Men’s Basketball a 56-55 Road Win Harney’s floater in the lane with 0.5 second left in the game gave Akron a 56-55 road win against Bowling Green on Wednesday night.
January 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Roadtrip Wednesday at Bowling Green The Zips take on the Falcons in their first trip to The Stroh Center. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET as Akron looks to open MAC play 2-0.
January 9, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
January 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Miami (Ohio) Today on ONN The Zips and RedHawks will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. ET. Tim Bray (play-by-play) and Joe Barry (analyst) will have the call.
January 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Opens MAC Play with 65-60 Win at Miami (Ohio) Quincy Diggs led the way for the Zips with 14 points, including eight in the second half.
January 6, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play Saturday at Miami (Ohio) Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET in Oxford and the game will air live on ONN.
January 5, 2012 | Men's Basketball Dambrot - MAC Media Teleconference Audio Listen to audio of men's basketball head coach Keith Dambrot and the other MAC head coaches from Wednesday's media teleconference.
January 2, 2012 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
January 2, 2012 | Men's Basketball Nikola Cvetinovic Named MAC East Player of the Week Cvetinovic earned the third MAC Player of the Week honor of his career.
January 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Cruises to 67-51 Win at Marshall Five Akron players reached double figures in the scoring column for the third time this season.
December 31, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Marshall in New Year's Day Matchup The Zips, playing in their first New Year's Day game in program history, face the Thundering Herd on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET.
December 29, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 76-75 Overtime Thriller to VCU Senior Nikola Cvetinovic led the Zips with a season-high 21 points and seven rebounds.
December 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Homestand Thursday Against VCU The Zips look for their 15th-straight win at Rhodes Arena and their fifth-straight of the season. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
December 26, 2011 | General News Listen to Dambrot on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
December 23, 2011 | Men's Basketball Limited Reserved Seats Remain for Upcoming Men’s Basketball Games Limited reserve seating remains for the Zips' contests against VCU (Dec. 29) and Kent State (Jan. 21).
December 21, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Defeats North Carolina A&T 79-52 Brian Walsh posted a career-high 15 points and career-best seven boards as the Zips won their 14th-straight game.
December 20, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to North Carolina A&T Wednesday The Aggies and Zips will tip off at 7 p.m. ET. Wednesday's game will serve as the inaugural Community Centers Appreciation Day.
December 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Youngstown State 88-62 Demetrius Treadwell led five Zips in double figures as UA cruised to an 88-62 win over Youngstown State Monday night.
December 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Named MAC East Player of the Week For the week, Marshall averaged 17.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.0 blocked shots, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal per game.
December 18, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Continues Homestand on Monday Against Youngstown State Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET and fans are encouraged to bring a teddy bear for the Sixth Annual Teddy Bear Toss at halftime.
December 17, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Handles Florida A&M 91-69 Five Zips scored in double figures as Akron pushed its home winning streak to 12 games.
December 16, 2011 | General News Akron Basketball Announces $10 Ticket Special for Youngstown State Games The women play host to YSU on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET while the men take on the Penguins on Monday at 7 p.m.
December 16, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Florida A&M for Saturday Matinee The Zips and Rattlers will take the court at 4 p.m. ET at Rhodes Arena.
December 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Cruises to 87-64 Win Over Arkansas-Pine Bluff Zeke Marshall set the Rhodes Arena blocked shots record for an Akron player with seven swats in addition to 21 points and six boards.
December 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Launches New TV Show Beginning Dec. 26 Zips Basketball with Keith Dambrot Presented by FirstEnergy will air every Monday on SportsTime Ohio and WIVM beginning Dec. 26.
December 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Akron Basketball to Celebrate Inaugural Community Centers Appreciation Day The Zips, the LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron Urban League created the event to give back to the community centers in Akron.
December 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Five-Game Homestand on Thrusday The Zips play host to Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Thursday at Rhodes Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET
December 13, 2011 | Men's Basketball Busy Schedule for Akron Men’s Basketball on Tap for December The Zips will play host to five teams over the next 16 days, with plenty of activities and celebrations taking place during each contest.
December 10, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 69-66 at Cleveland State Zeke Marshall finished with a game-high 16 points and eight rebounds.
December 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip Saturday at Cleveland State The Zips will play their last road game of 2011 against the Vikings at 2 p.m. ET at The Wolstein Center.
December 5, 2011 | General News Listen to Kest and McFadden on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
December 5, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Single-Game VCU Tickets Go on Sale Tuesday Fans can purchase single game tickets for the Dec. 29 contest against VCU beginning at 10 a.m. ET.
December 4, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Drops 77-53 Road Contest at Middle Tennessee Alex Abreu led the Zips with 14 points against MTSU on Sunday.
December 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Continues Road Trip at Middle Tennessee The Zips continue their three-game road trip with a trip to Murfreesboro, Tenn., for the first time since Feb. 5, 1990.
November 29, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Continues Assault on Akron Recordbook Marshall owns five Akron and two Mid-American Conference records for blocked shots.
November 28, 2011 | General News Dec. 1 Google+ Homecoming Tour Event at Rhodes Arena Canceled The Dec. 1 Google+ Homecoming Tour exhibition game at Rhodes Arena has been canceled.
November 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 77-56 at West Virginia Nick Harney led the way with 12 points while Zeke Marshall pitched in with 10 points.
November 27, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Three-Game Road Trip at West Virginia The Zips and Mountaineers will face off on the BIG EAST Network beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
November 26, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Cruises Past Detroit, 81-63 Nikola Cvetinovic had a team-high 16 points while Zeke Marshall set the career blocked shots mark with 167 blocked shots.
November 25, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Detroit Saturday The Zips and Titans will face off at 7 p.m. ET at Rhodes Arena.
November 20, 2011 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Ianello on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
November 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Drops 81-76 Decision to Duquesne Zeke Marshall led the Zips with 19 points and tied Romeo Travis' career mark of 165 blocked shots.
November 18, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Falls 62-59 at Valparaiso Demetrius Treadwell had 13 points, eight rebounds on Friday against the Crusaders.
November 17, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Valparaiso to Conclude 2K Sports Classic The Zips will face Valpo on Friday at 8:30 p.m. ET and will close out the weekend on Saturday against Duquesne at 6 p.m. ET.
November 16, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Adds Three Players to 2012-13 Class Carmelo Betancourt, Jake Kretzer and Reggie McAdams have signed national letters of intent to play for the Zips.
November 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Quincy Diggs Named MAC East Player of the Week Diggs, a junior from Wichita, Kan., earned his first player of the week honor after helping the Zips post a 2-0 start to the season.
November 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Watch Coach Dambrot's CollegeChalkTalk.com Diary Series Vlog For the third-consecutive season, eighth-year head coach Keith Dambrot is taking part in the CollegeChalkTalk.com Diary Series.
November 12, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Home Slate with 95-65 Win Over Hiram Alex Abreu had 15 points to lead the Zips in scoring as Akron improved to 2-0 on the season.
November 11, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Home Slate Saturday Against Hiram The Zips and Terriers will meet up as part of the 2K Sports Classic, with tip-off set for 7 p.m. ET at Rhodes Arena.
November 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Downs Mississippi State 68-58 Quincy Diggs had a career-high 19 points while Zeke Marshall added 10 points, six boards and five blocked shots.
November 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips and Bulldogs to Play on ESPNU Tonight The Zips will open their 2011-12 campaign on ESPNU. Rob Stone (play-by-play) and Jimmy Dykes (analyst) will have the call.
November 8, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Mississippi State Wednesday on ESPNU The Zips and Bulldogs will face off on national television at 7 p.m. ET as part of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer.
November 6, 2011 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Ianello on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
November 4, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Unveils New Uniforms for 2011-12 This season, the Zips will have three new uniforms, including their home whites, road blues and an alternate silver.
November 3, 2011 | Men's Basketball Dambrot - Preseason MAC Media Teleconference Audio Listen to audio of men's basketball head coach Keith Dambrot and the other MAC head coaches from Wednesday's preseason media teleconference.
November 3, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Handles John Carroll in Exhibition Action Junior transfer Chauncey Gilliam score 20 points to lead the Zips to an 84-62 win over visiting John Carroll Thursday at Rhodes Arena.
November 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Season Against John Carroll Thursday The Zips will face the Blue Streaks for the second time in as many seasons in the squad's only exhibition contest.
November 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Picked Second in MAC Preseason Poll The Zips received eight first-place votes and 104 total points in the poll.
November 1, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Ranked 14th in Preseason Mid-Major Top-25 The Zips are ranked in the preseason poll for the first time since opening the 2009-10 season ranked No. 25.
November 1, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale Fans are now able to purchase tickets for all home contests, except for VCU and Kent State, which will go on sale at a later date.
October 30, 2011 | General News Zips Tip Off Basketball Season with Successful Halloween Hoops Event Fan enjoyed games, food and other activities, including a costume contest and an autograph session with both squads and Zippy.
October 26, 2011 | General News Akron Basketball Holds Media Day Event Nearly 75 people were on hand to hear about the upcoming men's and women's basketball seasons.
October 25, 2011 | General News Watch Basketball Media Day Live Online The media day event can be viewed live online via web stream broadcast beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
October 24, 2011 | General News Halloween Hoops, Presented by Papa Johns, Set for Saturday, October 29 Admission and parking for the event is free of charge and festivities are scheduled to take place from 5-7 p.m. ET.
October 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Mini Plans Now on Sale Choose for three great plans, including three-game, five-game and seven-game mini-plans for lower and upper reserved seats.
October 16, 2011 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Ianello on Monday's Zips Live Tune into SportsRadio 1350 AM on Monday from 7-8 p.m. ET for the latest edition of Zips Live.
October 14, 2011 | General News Winter Sport Virtual Guides Now Available The University of Akron has added to its virtual guide feature on GoZips.com with the addition of guides for the winter sports, including men's and women's basketball, and women's swimming and diving.
October 14, 2011 | General News Check Out GoZips.com's New "In The News" Feature Click the "In The News" tab (above right) to follow daily coverage of Zips Athletics in local and national publications.
October 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Hoops Opens 2011-12 Campaign with First Practice Defending their 2011 Mid-American Conference title begins today as the Zips take the first steps towards repeating as MAC Champions.
October 11, 2011 | General News Akron Basketball to be Televised at Least Six Times in 2011-12 The men’s basketball team will play five televised games while the women’s basketball team will play in one televised game.
October 7, 2011 | Men's Basketball Former Akron Forward Quade Milum Joins the Harlem Globetrotters Milum, a four-year letterwinner for the Zips from 2005-08, is one of 10 members of the Harlem Globetrotters’ 2012 rookie class.
September 29, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Play Four Games in 2011 2K Sports Classic The Zips will face Mississippi State (Nov. 9), Hiram (Nov. 12), Valparaiso (Nov. 18) and Duquesne (Nov. 19).
September 7, 2011 | Men's Basketball Defending MAC Champions Release 2011-12 Men’s Basketball Schedule The slate includes 11 teams with 19-plus wins and 11 teams that played in the postseason in 2011.
September 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Spots Still Available for Men's Basketball Golf Outing Sign up today to participate in the 2011 Summer Classic at the Portage Country Club on Sept. 19.
August 18, 2011 | Men's Basketball MAC Announces New Basketball Tournament Format New format provides men’s and women’s top two seeds byes to the semifinals, with the third and fourth seeds receiving byes to the quarterfinals.
August 16, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips Hang Tough, Down Carleton 80-76 Sophomore guard Alex Abreu led the way with 15 points, eight assists and three steals.
August 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips Improve to 4-0 in Canada with 85-57 Victory Sophomore forward Josh Egner finished with 14 points and six boards.
August 13, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips Down Quebec 76-55, Improve to 2-0 in Canada Junior forward Quincy Diggs had nine points and six boards after getting the start.
August 11, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Opens Canadian Trip with 112-59 Win Junior forward Chauncey Gilliam led the way with 21 points in his first action as a Zip.
August 4, 2011 | General News Work on Basketball Team Lounges Nearly Complete The men's and women's team lounges received their furniture this week as the summer construction project nears its end.
August 3, 2011 | Men's Basketball Cvetinovic Named to Serbian National Team Senior forward Nikola Cvetinovic has been named to the Serbian National Team for the 2011 World University Games, which will take place August 13-22 in China.
July 28, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Top Three Fan Memories After reading all of the stories submitted online about the 2010-11 season, Zippy selected the top-three to share with Zips Nation.
July 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Former Basketball Coach and Student-Athlete Alex Adams Passes Away Former UA men's basketball head coach and student-athlete Alex Adams passed away on July 22 at age 76.
July 25, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Submit Your Story for Zippy's Year in Roo-View Now it’s your turn Zips Nation. From now until 5 p.m. on Wednesday (July 27), you can submit your favorite stories from the 2010-11 season!
July 22, 2011 | General News Akron Athletics Launches “Stars and Stripes Ticket Program” Active, reserve and retired military members will be admitted free of charge to any Zips’ exhibition or regular-season home game.
July 21, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zippy's Top 10 Countdown: No. 2 Coming in at No. 2 in the countdown is the men's basketball team's run through the MAC Tournament to earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament.
July 20, 2011 | Men's Basketball Summer Trip to Canada on Tap for Men’s Basketball The Zips will travel to Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa to play five games between August 10 and August 18.
July 19, 2011 | General News Akron Athletics Partners with IMG College Ticket Solutions The University of Akron Department of Athletics has agreed to a multi-year partnership with IMG College Ticket Solutions.
July 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Marshall Named One of Nation’s Top 30 Impact Defenders Todd Hawkins, of the Bleacher Report, tabbed junior center Zeke Marshall as one of the Top 30 Impact Defenders in the nation for the 2011-12 season.
July 12, 2011 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot Featured on Collegehoops.net Head coach Keith Dambrot was recently featured by Jon Teitel in his "Coaching Greats" Series on Collegehoops.net.
June 24, 2011 | General News Basketball Team Lounges Get Fresh Coat of Paint Construction inside Rhodes Arena continues to move forward as the men's and women's team lounges receive a fresh coat of paint and workers begin to install the amenities.
June 10, 2011 | Men's Basketball Construction Inside Rhodes Arena Continues to Move Forward Work on the two team lounges for the UA men's and women's basketball teams has steadily moved along at the close of the fifth week of the project.
June 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot to Appear on Mike & Mike in the Morning Coach Dambrot will join host Mike Golic and guest host Chris Broussard at 9 am ET tomorrow to discuss LeBron James and the NBA Finals.
May 27, 2011 | Men's Basketball Rhodes Arena Renovations Beginning to Take Shape Construction inside James A. Rhodes Arena continues to more forward as crews begin to frame and drywall two team lounges for the Akron men's and women's basketball teams.
May 6, 2011 | Men's Basketball Team Lounges, Weight Room Coming To Rhodes Arena The University of Akron will convert 5,000 square feet in Rhodes Arena into team lounges and a strength room for the Zips basketball programs.
April 29, 2011 | Men's Basketball Former Zip Joe Jakubick Featured on CollegeHoops.net Jakubick, a four-year letterwinner from 1980-84, is featured in CHN writer Jon Teitel's 'Forgotten Legends' interview series.
April 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Parking Advisory for Friday's Men's Basketball Celebration The southwest corner of the UA campus will be busy on Friday evening, with the men's basketball celebration and the University's SpringFest.
April 26, 2011 | Men's Basketball Reservation Deadline Nears for Men's Basketball Celebration The reservation deadline for Friday's (April 29) annual end-of-the-season men's basketball banquet is the close of business Wednesday (April 27).
April 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball McNees, Bardo Earn Academic All-MAC Accolades Akron seniors Steve McNees and Mike Bardo were named to the men's basketball Academic All-MAC team the league office announced on Tuesday.
April 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Early Registration for Men's Basketball Camps Ends April 25 Students registering for the Zips Basketball School and Offensive Skills Camp can save $15.00 if registered by April 25.
April 4, 2011 | Men's Basketball Registration Now Open for Men?s Basketball Summer Camps The Zips' summer camp schedule will include three camps: the Zips Basketball School, the Offensive Skills Camp and the Junior Varsity and Varsity Team Shootout.
March 30, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Celebration Set For April 29 The University of Akron men's basketball program will commemorate its 2010-11 season with a celebration on Friday, April 29, at Rhodes Arena.
March 25, 2011 | Men's Basketball Behind the Scenes: Men's Basketball's Trip to the NCAA Second Round Zip fans, get an exclusive look at the Akron Men's Basketball trip to the NCAA Second Round game in Chicago. The video, which takes place between Saturday, March 12, and Friday, March 18, gives fans an in depth view of how the Zips traveled, relaxed and prepared for one of the most important games in program history. Hear quotes and thoughts from Head Coach Keith Dambrot, seniors Brett McKnight, Mike Bardo, Darryl Roberts and Steve McNees, and juniors Nikola Cvetinovic and Brett McClanahan.
March 18, 2011 | Men's Basketball No. 15 Zips Face No. 2 Notre Dame in NCAA Tourney March 18 Akron, making its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons, will face Notre Dame on Friday at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. Tip off is set for 1:40 p.m. ET on TBS.
March 18, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips Fall 69-56 to Irish in NCAA Tourney Second Round The Akron men's basketball team gave up a 69-56 decision to Notre Dame on Friday in the NCAA Tournament second round at the United Center.
March 17, 2011 | Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Press Conference Transcript NCAA Tournament Press Conference Transcript
March 17, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zips Take Part in NCAA Tournament Media Day A day before its second-round game in the NCAA Tournament in Chicago, the Akron men's basketball team took part in pre-tournament media day.
March 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Dambrot Named Red Auerbach Coach of the Year Finalist For the second-straight season, Akron coach Keith Dambrot was named one of five finalists for the 2011 Red Auerbach College Coach of the Year Award.
March 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Akron Men's Basketball NCAA Teleconference Quotes Akron head coach Keith Dambrot, sophomore center Zeke Marshall and senior forward Brett McKnight addressed the media on Monday during the Zips' NCAA Tournament Teleconference.
March 14, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Draws Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament The Zips received the No. 15 seed in the Southwest Region and will face No. 2 seed Notre Dame on Friday, March 18.
March 13, 2011 | Men's Basketball Basketball Watch Party and NCAA Tourney Ticket Info Zips Athletics will hold an NCAA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party for its men's basketball team on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Barley House.
March 13, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Hoops Wins MAC Title, Punches Ticket to NCAA Tourney The Zips, behind MAC Tournament MVP Zeke Marshall, defeated rival Kent State 66-65 in overtime on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.
March 12, 2011 | Men's Basketball Akron Downs WMU 79-68; Advances to MAC Title Game For the fifth-straight season, the University of Akron men's basketball team advanced to the FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Title Game.
March 12, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Kent State for MAC Title, NCAA Bid The Zips (22-12) and the Golden Flashes (23-10) will take the court at 6 p.m. ET for the right to represent the MAC in the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The contest will air live on ESPN2.
March 11, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men?s Basketball Wins Double-Overtime Thriller Over Miami The Zips' 82-75 win sends Akron to the MAC Tournament Semifinals tomorrow evening against No. 2 seed Western Michigan.
March 11, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes on WMU in MAC Semifinals The No.6-seeded Zips (21-12) look for a birth in their fifth-straight MAC Title game as they face No. 2-seeded Western Michigan (20-11) tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET on SportsTime Ohio.
March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Balanced Zips Top EMU 67-53, Advance in MAC Tourney Four Zips scored in double figures to lead the UA men's basketball team past Eastern Michigan 67-53 in MAC Tournament first-round play on Tuesday.
March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Miami (Ohio) in MAC Quarterfinals The No. 6-seeded Zips (20-12) take on the No. 3-seeded RedHawks (16-15) on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in #$%^Cleveland, Ohio. The contest will air on SportsTime Ohio at 2:30 p.m. ET.
March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Cvetinovic Named All-MAC Second Team University of Akron forward Nikola Cvetinovic was named to the All-Mid-American Conference Second Team the league office announced on Wednesday.
March 7, 2011 | Men's Basketball Keith Dambrot MAC Media Teleconference Quotes Akron head coach Keith Dambrot discussed the close of the regular season and the FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Tournament today during the MAC Coaches Call.
March 7, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hosts EMU in First Round of MAC Tournament The No. 6 seed Zips (19-12) play host to No. 11 seed Eastern Michigan (9-21) on Tuesday, March 8, at Rhodes Arena. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
March 5, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men?s Basketball Drops 79-68 Decision at Kent State Akron (19-12, 9-7 MAC) will host an opening-round game of the 2011 FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Tournament on Tuesday, March 8 at Rhodes Arena.
March 5, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men?s Basketball Earns No. 6 Seed; Faces Eastern Michigan Tuesday The Zips earned the No. 6 seed in next week's FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Tournament and will play host to No. 11 seed Eastern Michigan on Tuesday at Rhodes Arena.
March 3, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season at Kent State The Zips (19-11, 9-6 MAC) and the Golden Flashes (20-10, 11-4 MAC) will face off Friday on ESPN2 beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Lou Canellis (play-by-play) and Kara Lawson (analyst) will have the call from the M.A.C.Center.
March 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men?s Basketball Drops 80-55 Road Decision at Ohio The University of Akron men's basketball fell 80-55 to the Ohio Bobcats in a Mid-American Conference East Division contest on Tuesday.
March 2, 2011 | Men's Basketball Zeke Marshall Breaks Single Season Blocks Record Sophomore center Zeke Marshall added his name to a third school record as he broke Romeo Travis' single-season blocks record on Tuesday against Ohio University.
February 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Cvetinovic Named MAC Player of the Week Cvetinovic helped the Zips (19-10, 9-5 MAC) to two MAC East wins last week, averaging 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steal per game.
February 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes Winning Streak on the Road to Ohio The Zips look to win their eighth-straight game overall and secure a first-round bye on Tuesday when they face the Ohio Bobcats in Athens, Ohio, at 7 p.m. ET.
February 27, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Keeps Streak Alive, Tops Buffalo 69-60 The Akron men's basketball team posted a 69-60 win over Buffalo on Saturday at Rhodes Arena to pull within one game of the MAC East lead.
February 25, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Celebrate Senior Night Against Buffalo he Zips will honor four seniors, Mike Bardo, Brett McKnight, Steve McNees and Darryl Roberts, Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET at Rhodes Arena.
February 24, 2011 | Men's Basketball MAC Tourney: Fear the Roo Once Again at The Q UA fans interested in reserving their tickets for next month's MAC basketball tournament are reminded that the deadline for doing so is 5 p.m. Monday.
February 24, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Tops Miami (Ohio), 72-55 The Akron men's basketball team ran its win streak to six games on Wednesday, with a 72-55 win over Miami (Ohio) at Rhodes Arena.
February 24, 2011 | Men's Basketball Akron Basketball to Honor Alex Adams Saturday As one of the first African American student-athletes to have been recruiting by Akron, Adams was awarded an athletics scholarship and was a two-year letterman (1959-61).

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Tuesday, April 22
FB: Akron Zips look for 2014 to be a big football season    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Darlington Nagbe says he's open to USMNT and long-term stay with Portland Timbers   by Dan Itel, MLSsoccer.com
MBB: Glenville's Ivey signs with Zips to play hoops   by Vincent Dorsey, WKYC.com

Monday, April 21
BASE, SB: On the record – April 20   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 20
BASE, T&F: On the record – April 19 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA Spring Game: Offense struggles; defense shines for Zips in tie by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: A 3-3 tie ends spring football drills for the Akron Zips by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Burney seeks CFL position by Joe Scalzo, Youngstown Vindicator

Saturday, April 19
BASE, MBB, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips sign 2 guards for 2014-15 season Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Plenty of questions await answers in Blue-Gold Game by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: A lot to look forward to for Akron Zips spring football game by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Exhibition played for greater cause by Shannon Russell, Cincinnati Enquirer

Friday, April 18
FB: UA spring football: New offensive line coach John Peterson walks into challenging situation by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips keep looking for tailbacks, but can't find anyone better than Jawon Chisholm by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips land two guards in late basketball signing period by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 17
BASE, WBB: On the record: UA’s Rachel Tecca is invited to WNBA camp Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Akron's Rachel Tecca gets invited to WNBA training camp Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, April 16
BASE, MSOC, SOFT: On the record: Zips soccer team unveils 2014 schedule Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips’ defense and offense give and take in practice by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 14
MBB: McKeesport's Marshall still clawing away at NBA dreams by Dave Mackall, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
MGOLF, SOFT, WGOLF: On the record: University of Akron’s men’s golf team is third at NYX Hoosier Invitational Akron Beacon Journal
SOFT: Betty Dalton recognized for years advocating for children by Jewell Cardwell, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 13
BASE, MGOLF, T&F: On the record: Zips track and field program grabs men’s, women’s team titles Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips’ new cornerbacks coach teaches players how to connect the dots by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 12
BASE, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips win third straight game with 8-0 shutout against Bobcats Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, April 11
BASE, SOFT, WBB: UA notebook: Three women’s basketball players consider options for pro future by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips hope to fill holes on defense by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: No QB issues for Akron Zips as spring game looms on April 19 by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 10
BASE: On the record: UA baseball team beats Canisius 8-5 Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 9
FB: UA spring football: Quarterback Kyle Pohl looks for Zips offense to be aggressive by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips softball team wins one, loses one in doubleheader Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 7
BASE, MGOLF, SOFT: On the record: Kent State defeats Akron 3-1 in softball Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 6
BASE, MGOLF, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Golden Flashes defeat Zips 8-3 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Offense, defense show flashes in scrimmage by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 5
BASE, SOFT, WGOLF, WTEN: On the record: UA women’s golf team in ninth place after first round of Colonial Classic Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, April 4
MBB: NCAA Tournament 2014: Local coaches say "quality" marks this year's tournament by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WS&D: College Notes: St. Peter's grad Meg Finnerty helps Akron win Mid-American Conference swimming title by Rob McCurdy, Mansfield News Journal

Thursday, April 3
BASE: On the record: Zips defeat Canisius 2-1 Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 2
BASE: On the record – April 1 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden isn’t seeing enough balance in offense-defense battles; three tackles vie for two spots by Ryan Lewis, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Does any program want to be the face of Mid-American Conference basketball? by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, April 1
FB: Bowden believes Zips are turning corner by Mike Popovich, Canton Repository
FB: Akron's Terry Bowden speaks at HOF Luncheon Club by Mike Keating, Alliance Review

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