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University of Akron Zips blog (Ohio.com / Akron Beacon Journal)

Wednesday, November 30
MBB: Tournament win gives Zips a building block for the season, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Men’s basketball wins the Savannah Invitational, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen
WBB: Women’s basketball looks to go 3-1 at Bucknell, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen
FB: Football season ends in tough defensive battle, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze

Monday, November 28
MBB: The Zips get the win over a tough Air Force squad. Read the full story at the Hustle Belt.
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Isaiah Johnson, Josh Williams lead Zips to win over Air Force, 84-75.
MBB: Isaiah Johnson propels Zips to Savannah Invitational Championship. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
MBB: Zips hold off charging Bears to take title. Details at the MAC Reporter Online.
MBB: Rob Willer takes a look at Saturday’s MAC Basketball Action. Details at the Hustle Belt.

Wednesday, November 23
Isaiah Johnson, Antino Jackson lead Zips to victory Over Georgia Southern. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal, Hustle Belt, and AMICO Hoops.
In the Akron Beacon Journal, Zips player Hannah Plybon is MAC East player of week, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
Zips fall short in bid to become bowl eligible. Read the full stories at the Akron Beacon Journal, Hustle Belt, and The Athens News.

Tuesday, November 22
FB: Akron Zips football at Ohio Bobcats. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hustle Belt, and the Post.
Men’s soccer falls to Indiana in NCAA Tournament. Details in the Buchtelite.
WBB: Plybon’s record night leads Zips over Canisius, 73-64. Read the full story in Buchtelite.
WSOC: At Triblive.com, Amato earns MAC all-star recognition.
MBB: In the Buchtelite, Men’s basketball picks up first two wins of the season

Monday, November 21
MBB: Zips blast Radford 88-41 for 19th consecutive home victory. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, Quad City Times, MAC Reporter Online, The Roanoke Times, and Hustle Belt.
WBB: Akron Zips fall to Indiana Hoosiers in NCAA College Cup men's soccer tournament. Red the full stories at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, the Canton Repository, the Herald Times, and the Indy Star.
MSOC: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Divergent paths of Nick Hinds, Jonathan Lewis delayed as Zips reap the benefits of close friends’ reunion.
WBB: Hannah Plybon sets UA record with nine 3-pointers in Zips’ win over Canisius. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.

 Friday, November 18
MBB: Cheatham, Robotham score 16 each, Akron downs American 72-62 Read the  full story at the Akron Beacon Journal, The Winchester Star, and Hustle Belt.
FB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Quarterback woes challenge Zips again before crucial game at Ohio.
MSOC: Freshman Nick Hinds continues scoring tear in Zips’ 2-0 NCAA first-round victory over Villanova. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal and Cleveland Plain Dealer.

 Thursday, November 17
MBB: Zips looking to shore up defensive performance on eve of home opener. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
MSOC: Men’s soccer hosts Villanova in NCCA tournament opener. Details in the Buchtelite.
WBB: Lady Lions Zip Past Akron. Details at Statecollege.com and the Daily Collegian.

Wednesday, November 16
MBB: Dambrot signs two for next year's class, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron’s Not Who We Thought They Were, Hustle Belt, by Jordan Rinard
MSOC: Zips Soccer Coach Jared Embrick ,MAC Champs, WAKR NewsTalkSports The Jasen Sokol Show
MSOC: Zips Soccer Peaks at the Right Time, WAKR NewsTalkSports The Jasen Sokol Show

Tuesday, November 15
MSOC: Akron Zips host Villanova in NCAA men's soccer tournament, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MSOC: Zips will host Villanova in first round of NCAA Tournament, Akron Beacon Journal, by Michael Beaven 
MSOC: Akron to open NCAA men's soccer tournament at home, the Canton Repository, Staff Report
MSOC: MAC champs, 13th time, the Buhtelite, by Jackson Cline
FB: Zips’ sloppy play leads to loss to the Falcons, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze

Monday, November 14
MSOC: Zips capture 13th MAC tournament championship, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
MSOC: Zips’ 11-year-old unofficial mascot receives MAC Tournament medal, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour
MSOC: UA men’s soccer team finds right blend of young and old in Nick of time, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour 
MBB: Zips open season with 90-82 loss to Youngstown State at Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron Zips open with 90-82 loss at Youngstown State, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Morse Leads Youngstown State Over Akron 90-82, The Courier, Staff Report
MBB:  Akron Drops Season Opener To Youngstown State 90-82, Hustle Belt, by Ryan Grauel
MBB: YSU men open season with an upset of Akron, The Vindicator, by Greg Gulas
MBB: YSU Upsets Akron in Season Opener, The Jambar, by Will Clark 
MBB: Flashes win, Akron falls in season openers, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MSOC: Stuart Holthusen continues late-season surge as Zips advance to MAC championship game with 4-0 win over Western Michigan, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour 
MBB: University of Akron basketball: Coach Keith Dambrot expects Zips to play well in opener against Youngstown State, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: BG snaps 7-game skid with victory over Zips, The Blade, by John Wagner

Friday, November 11
MBB: Throwback Thursday: Shaka Smart tells cool story from LeBron James' high school days, USA Today, by Tim Whelan Jr.
MBB: New college basketball season arrives with changing transfer landscape, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MSOC: Member of 2010 national championship team sees Zips starting to play style that reaps success, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour
MSOC: UA’s Adam Najem named MAC Player of the Year in men’s soccer, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
MSOC: Eight Zips earn All-MAC men's soccer honors, Canton Repository, Staff Report
FB: Quarterback injuries take a toll on Akron Zips in loss to Bowling Green, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: Bowling Green Football Shocks Akron Zips for Second Win, the Best College Sports New Network, by Davis S. Williams
FB: Bowling Green Falcons vs. Akron Zips: 5 Things Learned, Hustle Belt, by Steve Helwick

 Thursday, November 10

MBB: 2016 MAC MBB Top 10: #3 Isaiah Johnson, Akron, Hustle Belt, by Jordan Rinard
MBB: YSU Hosts Coaches vs. Cancer, the Jambar, by Dan Hiner
MSOC: Men’s soccer hosts MAC Tournament, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen
FB: Quarterback injuries take a toll on Akron Zips in loss to Bowling Green, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: Bowling Green deals Zips costly 38-28 setback, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Falcons feast on Akron turnovers, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
FB: Wilson, Coppet lead Bowling Green past Akron 38-28, WTOP and The News & Observer, The Associated Press

 Wednesday, November 9
MSOC:  Senior Adam Najem’s role less visible, but no less important as Zips try to qualify for NCAA Tournament, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marla Ridenour
FB: Zips hope to get back on track, end losing streak to Bowling Green, Akron Beacon journal, by George Thomas
FB: Zips’ Coach Terry Bowden Previews Zips Vs. Bowling Green, WAKR News Talk Sports Jasen Sokol Show, Complete segment Edited segment
FB: Bowling Green Falcons vs. Akron Zips Preview and Prediction, Athlon Sports, by Kyle Kensing
FB: Falcons look to break losing streak against Zips, The Blade, by John Wagner
FB: Football looks to become bowl eligible, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen

 Tuesday, November 8

MBB: 2016 MAC MBB Top 10: #8 Antino Jackson, Akron, Hustle Belt, by Jordan Rinard
MBB: LeBron James moves into top 10 in scoring, and it's a yawner? Think again, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Terry Pluto
MSOC: Soccer captures MAC title, the Buchtelite, by Jackson Cline
FB: Zips need strong finish to keep postseason hopes alive, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Zips defensive struggles continue in big loss to Toledo, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze

Monday, November 7

MBB: Past impressive, but future success the focus for Zips, the Suburbanite, by Andy Harris
MSOC: Stuart Holthusen’s two-goal night leads UA to a 3-0 soccer win over WMU, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
MSOC: Broncos fall short against the Zips, Western Herald, by Andrew Streitel

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Thursday, November 3
MBB: The Sixth Man, Alcalde, by  Chris O’Connell
MSOC: Stuart Holthusen’s goal lifts Zips over Grand Canyon 3-2 in double overtime, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
MSOC: Men’s soccer defeats Grand Canyon in double-overtime, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen
FB: Zips’ hopes for MAC East Division title fade with 48-17 loss to Toledo Rockets, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Toledo and Kareem Hunt rise to the occasion in win over Akron, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: Toledo Rockets Crush Akron, Keep Hopes of Winning the MAC West Alive, thecomeback.com, by Terry P. Johnson

Wednesday, November 2
FB: Forget What You Know - Week Nine was Weird, Hustle Belt, by Justin Coffin
FB: Toledo Rockets vs. Akron Zips Preview and Prediction, Athlon Sports, by Steven Lassan
FB: Toledo is big hurdle for Zips with MAC title hopes still alive, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Toledo Rockets at Akron Zips, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
FB: UT, Akron both look to rebound after losses, The Blade, by Brian Buckey
FB: Zips Head Coach Terry Bowden on Zips and Toledo/ Complete segment, WAKR NewsTalkSports, by Jasen Sokol
FB: Zips Host Toledo Wednesday Night: Coach Terry Bowden, WAKR News Talk Sports, by Jasen Sokol

Tuesday, November 1
MBB: Akron Zips are out for revenge in MAC, NCAA.com, by Daniel Wilco and Jack Freifelder
WBB: Zips face new season with new-look roster, Suburbanite, by Andy Harris
MSOC: Men’s soccer ties Bowling Green, the Buchtelite, by Jake Allen
FB: Zips hope to rebound from disappointing loss to Buffalo\, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Toledo at Akron a must-win game for both teams: MAC Football 2016, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: Zips football trampled by the Bulls, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze


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