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Wednesday, January 18
MBB: Cheatham's double-double helps Akron beat Ohio, 83-68, ESPN, Associated Press
MBB: Akron Zips win with ease over Ohio University, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Zips use fast start in second half to cruise past Bobcats, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron routs Ohio in MAC showdown, The News-Herald, by David Glasier
MBB: Ohio loses in second half to Akron, The Post, by Luke O’Roark
Tuesday, January 17
MSOC: UA freshman Jonathan Lewis selected No. 3 overall in MLS SuperDraft. Read the full stories at the Akron Beacon Journal. NY Sports Day, MLSSoccer.com, Empire of Soccer, Hudson River Blue, and Big Apple Soccer.
MBB: Zips looking to stretch win streak to eight games against Bobcats. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, and The Post.
MBB: Zips grind out win over RedHawks, remain unbeaten in MAC. Details at the Akron Beacon Journal, Dayton Daily News, MAC Reporter Online, Hustle Belt, and AP Report
WTEN: In the Akron Beacon Journal, UA women’s tennis team blanks Chicago State 7-0 for first win.
MBB: UA’s Isaiah Johnson named MAC East player of the week . Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
SWIM: At SwimSwam.com, Akron Swims to Victory Over Toledo in Dual Meet.
Thursday, January 12
MBB: UA head coach Keith Dambrot joined WAKR’s Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk about the win over Central Michigan in Mount Pleasant, MI.
WBB: Zips fall 85-69 to Ohio, still winless in MAC, Akron Beacon Journal, by Taylor Rosen
Wednesday, January 11
MBB: Isaiah Johnson scores 33 to help Zips remain unbeaten in the MAC, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Johnson registers career high as Zips edge CMU, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MBB: Keith Dambrot sets UA record with 289th coaching win, The Suburbanite, by Andy Harris
MBB: Men's basketball rallies in second half, but falls to Akron 89-85, Central Michigan Life, by Kullen Logsdon
MBB: Johnson scores 33, Akron beats Central Michigan 89-85, The Times, AP Report
MBB: Isaiah Johnson scored 33 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Akron grabs the narrow victory over the Central Michigan, 89-85, in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday night.
MBB: Indefensible: Central Michigan unable to get key stops in loss to Akron, The The Morning Sun, by Nate Schneider
WBB: Ohio primed to bounce back against Akron after Northern Illinois loss, The Post, by Cameron Fields
Tuesday, January 10
MBB: Isaiah ‘Big Dog’ Johnson has unleashed his multiple skills for Zips, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MSOC: MLS adds University of Akron freshman Jonathan Lewis to 2017 Generation adidas class, LA Galaxy
Monday, January 9
MBB: Zips run home winning streak to 25 games with 66-59 victory over Western Michigan, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Russell Beichly set standard as coach for Zips basketball, Akron Beacon Journal, by Jeff Brewer.
MBB: Western Michigan Broncos at Akron Zips, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
MBB: Late Cheatham trey keys Akron win over Broncos, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
WBB: Zips remain winless in MAC with 62-58 loss to Bowling Green, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
MSOC: MLS adds University of Akron freshman Jonathan Lewis to 2017 Generation adidas class
Friday, January 6
MBB: Sophomore guard Jimond Ivey embracing role in starting lineup, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
Thursday, January 5
WBB: Akron Beacon Journal on the record: Akron, Kent State fall in women’s basketball.
Wednesday, January 4
MBB: Akron gives coach 289th win, beating Bowling Green 89-84, AP Report
MBB: Akron Zips pull out MAC opener over Bowling Green, 89-84, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Records tumble as MAC teams look strong at home to start season, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Zips top Falcons to give coach Keith Dambrot record victory, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Akron continues streak with win over Falcons, Dambrot now ‘winningest’, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MBB: Akron holds off Bowling Green to go 1-0 in MAC, Hustle Belt, by Brad Ward
FB: Former Akron star Jason Taylor among 15 finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame, AP Report
Tuesday, January 3
MBB: Zips playing with confidence as MAC season begins, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas