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November 13, 2014 Cross Country primed for NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams will continue their postseason competition on Friday, Nov. 14, traveling to Verona, Wis., for the 2014 NCAA Great Lakes Regional, hosted by the University of Wisconsin at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.
November 4, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 4 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' weekend action.
November 1, 2014 Men Finish Runner-Up, Women Place 11th At MAC Championships Four Zips earned All-MAC honors on the men's side, led by First-Team All-MAC honoree Clayton Murphy.
October 31, 2014 Cross Country Ready to Run at 2014 MAC Championships This year's championship event will be held on Saturday in Mount Pleasant, Mich., with the women's 6K set for 11 a.m. ET and the men's 8K to follow at noon.
October 30, 2014 Z360: Oct. 30, 2014 This week features include previewing cross country at the MAC Championship, baseball's Halloween softball game, and football's etiquette class.
October 18, 2014 Cross Country Posts Pair of Top-30 Finishes at Pre Nationals The men's team closed the 2014 Pre National Invitational in 26th place while the women's squad closed the day in 28th place on Saturday.
October 17, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Terre Haute, Ind., for Pre Nationals Invitational The field features 158 total collegiate teams and 1,520 runners, including four of the top 10 women's teams, as well as the defending men's national champion, from the 2013 NCAA Championships.
October 7, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 7, 2014 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' events.
October 3, 2014 Men's Cross Country Wins All-Ohio Championship; Women Finish in Seventh The men's squad successfully defended its 2013 title, winning the All-Ohio Championship for a second-straight year. The women's squad saw a two-spot improvement from last year.
October 2, 2014 Cross Country Heads to All-Ohio Championships on Friday The men's team looks to defend its 2013 team title while the women's squad has its sights on improving upon last year's ninth-place finish.
September 16, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 16, 2014 This week's edition of Zips Weekly
September 13, 2014 Men Place Sixth, Women Place Eighth at Bluegrass Invitational Kyle Cochrun's 15th place finish helped the men's squad finish sixth out of 10 teams, while the women placed eighth in their own 10-team field.
September 12, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Kentucky for Bluegrass Invitational The men's 8K race will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET, while the women's 5K is set for a 10:10 a.m. start time.
September 11, 2014 Z360: Sept. 11, 2014 This week's episode of Z360 featuring men's soccer, cross country, and football ...
September 9, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 9, 2014 This week's Zips Weekly features highlights from football, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
September 9, 2014 Kyle Cochrun Named MAC Cross Country Runner of the Week Cochrun won the men's 4-mile at last week's 46th-Annual Tommy Evans Invitational by 12 seconds.
September 4, 2014 Men Finish Second; Women Third at 46th Annual Tommy Evans Invitational Kyle Cochrun won the men’s 4-mile in a time of 20:18 while Natalie Zidd paced the women's squad in 15th place.
September 3, 2014 Come "Z" Us; Get a Z-Shirt at the Tommy Evans Invitational on Thursday The women's race will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the men's race set for a 6:15 start. Fans are encouraged to attend the event, flash the "Z" sign (pictured) and receive one of 100 Akrun Z Country t-shirts.
July 2, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates 2013-14 Highlights In Annual Report Individually and collectively, the 2013-14 academic year was among the best ever for our student-athletes at The University of Akron.
May 13, 2014 | General News Akron Athletics Wins First Reese Trophy as MAC's Top Men's Athletics Program Competing in seven MAC-sponsored men’s sports, the Zips needed performances from just five to lock up the award, with baseball and men's outdoor track and field still competing.
May 9, 2014 NCAA Recognizes Men's Cross Country For Academic Achievement The Zips harriers recorded a perfect score of 1,000 during the academic years of 2009-10 through 2012-13.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
December 12, 2013 Clayton Murphy, Lee LaBadie Earn All-Ohio Cross Country Honors The Zips men's cross country team completed the best season in program history last fall.
November 15, 2013 Men's Cross Country Posts Best-Ever Finish at NCAA Regional Helped by two top-50 finishes, the Zips men's team finished ninth in Friday's 10-kilometer race in Madison, Wisc.
November 14, 2013 Cross Country Continues Competition At Great Lakes Regional The Zips men's and women's cross country teams will attempt to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships Friday in Madison, Wisc.
November 2, 2013 Men Finish Runner-Up, Women Place Eighth At MAC Championships The men's cross country team recorded its best ever finish at the MAC Championships Saturday, placing runner-up to Eastern Michigan.
October 30, 2013 Cross Country To Compete At 2013 MAC Championships Saturday The Zips men's and women's cross country teams will be in action at the MAC Championship at Bowling Green Saturday.
October 19, 2013 Cross Country Competes At Pre-National Invitational The Zips cross country teams competed against some of the top runners in the nation Saturday at the Pre-National meet in Indiana.
October 18, 2013 Cross Country Heads To Indiana State For Pre-National Meet The Pre-National Invitational, which will be run Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind., will feature the best teams in the country.
October 4, 2013 Cross Country Men Capture All-Ohio Championship, Women Take Ninth The Akron men's team claimed the second All-Ohio Championships in school history Friday in Cedarville.
October 3, 2013 Cross Country Resumes Season At All-Ohio Championships The Zips will compete against a number of in-state schools Friday at the annual All-Ohio Championships.
September 14, 2013 Women Place Fifth, Men Take Sixth At Bluegrass Invitational The Zips men's and women's cross country teams fared well despite tough competition at the Bluegrass Invitational Saturday.
September 5, 2013 Cross Country's Maria Moore Places Second in Tommy Evans Invitational The University of Akron cross country team opened the 2013 season in the 45th annual Tommy Evans Invitational on Thursday evening.
September 4, 2013 Cross Country Ready To Run At Tommy Evans Invitational Thursday Zips runners will compete against individuals from Kent State, Malone, Marshall and Youngstown State Thursday at Firestone Metro Park.
August 29, 2013 Men's Cross Country picked third, Women picked seventh in MAC preseason poll UA returns many of its top runners on both sides after exhibiting solid performances in 2012.
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 16, 2013 | Track & Field Track & Field Announces Coaching Staff Changes Lee LaBadie will overseason both men's and women's cross country programs while Jared Nelson has been hired as recruiting coordinator/assistant distance coach.
August 12, 2013 Cross Country Head Coach Scott Jones Resigns Scott Jones, who arrived on campus in the fall of 1996, was the MAC Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year in 1999 and 2005.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 9, 2012 Men's Cross Country Places 11th, Women 18th at Great Lakes Regional Both Zips cross country squads improved upon their 2011 finish in Friday's regional race.
November 8, 2012 Cross Country Ready To Hit The Trails At NCAA Great Lakes Regional The Zips men's and women's teams will be in action Friday in Madison, Wis.
October 27, 2012 Men Finish Third, Women Take Sixth At MAC Cross Country Championships Hough earns All-MAC First Team Honors for second consecutive year following seventh-place finish.
October 26, 2012 Zips To Compete At 2012 MAC Cross Country Championships Saturday Akron will send its men's and women's teams to the MAC Cross Country Championships Saturday in Buffalo.
October 13, 2012 Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams Find Stride At Pre-Nationals The Zips men finished third while the women took ninth in their unseeded races Saturday in Louisville, Ky.
October 11, 2012 Cross Country Heads To Pre-National Invitational In Louisville The Zips men and women will see some of the best competition in the country Saturday at the Pre-National Invitational.
| General News Zips Athletics Honors Past And Present At Title IX Celebration The University of Akron honored its long and storied history of women's athletics Saturday at its Title IX celebration.
September 29, 2012 Men Finish Third, Women Take Fourth At All-Ohio Cross Country Championships Wheeler leads the men's team while Moore and Whitlow pace the women's side at the All-Ohio Championships.
September 28, 2012 Cross Country To Compete At All-Ohio Championships Saturday The Zips men's and women's cross country teams will be in action Saturday at the All-Ohio Championships.
| General News Vote For The Greatest Moment In Zips Women's Sports History Fans can now vote for their favorite moment in Zips women's sports history on Facebook!
| General News National Champions Smith, Compton To Speak At Title IX Celebration Zips Athletics will host a Title IX Celebration Saturday at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
| General News Zips Athletics Announces Top 40 Female Athletes In School History The top 40 female athletes of all time include all three of the Zips individual national champions and 22 All-Americans.
September 20, 2012 Cross Country's Kayla Whitlow Earns MAC Runner of the Week Honors Whitlow ran a personal-best 5K time of 17:54.90 to win the Buffalo Stampede Invitational last weekend.
September 17, 2012 Women's Cross Country Ranked 14th In the Region Off to a fast start, the Zips jumped into the USTFCCCA Great Lakes Regional rankings Monday.
September 15, 2012 Women's Cross Country Claims Second Straight Win, Men Finish Runner-Up Kayla Whitlow and Maria Moore captured the top two spots individually for the Zips women Saturday.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 2 The cross country team hosts the Tommy Evans Invitational in episode #2 of Sole Sisters.
September 13, 2012 Cross Country Continues Season At Buffalo Stampede Invitational The Zips will take to the road for the first time this season when they head to the Buffalo Stampede Invitational this weekend.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 1 The Cross Country team completed the 41-mile newly finished Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Summit County.
September 6, 2012 Moore’s Win Propels Women’s Cross Country Team to Title at Tommy Evans Invitational Sophomore Maria Moore won the women's race, leading the Zip women to the team title.
September 5, 2012 Cross Country To Open Season At Tommy Evans Invitational Thursday The Zips men and women will be in action at Firestone Metro Park Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m.
September 3, 2012 Cross Country Team to Host Canned Food Drive at Tommy Evans Invitational The Zips and Haven of Rest Ministries are partnering up again this fall to help feed the hungry.
August 21, 2012 Zips Cross Country Team To Run Newly-Completed Towpath Trail Thursday Akron's men's and women's cross country teams will take to the trails at the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Thursday.
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.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 8 The Akron Track and Field teams began the 2012 outdoor season at LSU.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 7 The track and field team competes at the 2012 MAC Indoor Championships at Akron's Stile Athletic Field House.
| General News Download Your Zips Athletics Desktop Wallpapers Display your Zips Athletics pride with a computer desktop wallpaper of your favorite Akron team!
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.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 5 The Akron cross country team heads to Toledo, makes an unexpected rest stop purchase and celebrates a birthday.
November 12, 2011 Men Finish 13th at Great Lakes Region Championships; Women place 23rd The Zips cross country teams were in action Saturday at the 2011 Great Lakes Region championship meet at Ottawa Park.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews UA Hoops Season Issue four of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.
October 29, 2011 Men and Women Finish Seventh at MAC Cross Country Championships The UA cross country teams each earned seventh-place finishes at the Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday.
October 28, 2011 Cross Country to Compete at MAC Championships Saturday The men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Ball State to compete in the MAC Championships Saturday.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 4 The Akron cross country team takes a trip to Penn State, battles some muddy conditions and makes a plug for Twitter followers!
October 14, 2011 Men Place 10th, Women Finish 21st at Penn State National The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams were in action once again Friday at the Penn State National.
October 13, 2011 Cross Country to Compete at Penn State National Friday The Zips cross country teams will have one final tune-up for the MAC Championships when they head to the Penn State National Friday.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 3 Travel with the team to the All-Ohio Championships and get a tour of the honors dorm complex from Maria and Morgan.
October 5, 2011 Hough Named MAC Cross Country Runner of the Week University of Akron sophomore Brad Hough has been named Mid-American Conference Runner of the Week
September 30, 2011 Men Finish Third, Women Sixth at All-Ohio Cross Country Championships The UA men's and women's cross country teams continued their season at the All-Ohio Cross Country Championships Friday.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 2 Follow the Cross Country team on a trip to the Naval Academy for a weekend meet. The Zips also make a stop at our nation's capital.
September 17, 2011 Cross County Back In Action at Navy Saturday The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Annapolis, Md., to compete at Navy Saturday morning.
September 17, 2011 Moore, Hough Pace the Pack at Navy Salty Dog Invitational The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams were in action Saturday at the Navy Salty Dog Invitational.
September 8, 2011 Cross Country Teams Impressive at Tommy Evans Invitational The University of Akron cross country teams opened the 2011 season in impressive fashion Thursday.
September 7, 2011 Cross Country to Host Tommy Evans Invitational Thursday UA will begin the 2011 season Thursday with the 43rd running of the Tommy Evans Invitational at Firestone Metro Park.
September 1, 2011 Zips Cross Country Teams Looking to Make Strides in 2011 The Zips cross country teams will open the 2011 season on Sept. 8 at Firestone Metro Park.
August 30, 2011 Cross Country to Host Canned Food Drive at Tommy Evans Invitational UA's cross country team will host a canned food drive to coincide with their season opening meet on Thurs., Sept. 8, at Firestone Metro Park
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 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!
March 1, 2011 UA Cross Country Teams Earn 2010 All-Academic Stautus The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams have earned 2010 Division I All-Academic Cross Country status as announced by the USTFCCCA.
January 3, 2011 Trio of Zips Earn Academic All-MAC Honors Three members of The University of Akron cross country team were named to the 2010 All-Mid-American Conference Academic Team, the league office announced Monday.
November 13, 2010 Women 17th; Men 20th at Regional Championship The University of Akron women's cross country team finished 17th while the men placed 20th Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship held on Oakland University's campus.
November 12, 2010 Cross Country Prepares for NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Rochester, Mich., on Saturday for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship set to begin at noon hosted by Oakland University.
October 30, 2010 Men Fourth, Women Seventh at MAC Cross Country Championship The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship Saturday at the Pine View Golf Club.
October 29, 2010 Cross Country Readies For MAC Championship The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams are prepping for the 2010 Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championships set to be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, in Kalamazoo, Mich.
October 16, 2010 Cross Country Finishes 13th At Penn State National Both the men's and women's cross country teams finished 13th Saturday at the Penn State National held at the Penn State Blue and White Golf Courses.
October 14, 2010 Guts and Tenacity: A Running Blog with Cross Country Senior Kim Lorentz Kim Lorentz is a senior captain of the cross country team and an enthusiastic student of biology. She ran track and cross country for Mayfield High School from 2004-2007. Kim was the MAC champion and regional qualifier in the 5000 meters in 2007. She has received the Academic All-MAC and Dean's List honors several times. During the 2010 Cross Country season, she will provide weekly updates on the training, the races and everything else in between.
October 1, 2010 Cross Country Finishes Seventh at All-Ohio Championships The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams finished seventh Friday at the All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Cedarville University.
September 18, 2010 Cross Country Sweeps Individual Races At Buffalo Stampede The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams swept the top individual honors Saturday afternoon at the Buffalo Stampede Invitational.
September 15, 2010 Lorentz Named MAC Cross Country Runner of the Week As announced by the Mid-American Conference Wednesday, Zips senior Kim Lorentz was named the league's Cross Country Runner of the Week following her performance at the Tommy Evans Invitational.
September 9, 2010 Lorentz Wins Tommy Evans Invite For Third Consecutive Year For the third consecutive season, senior Kim Lorentz took home the top honor at the Tommy Evans Invitational held at Firestone Metro Park.
September 8, 2010 Cross Country Readies For Season Opening Home Meet The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams will begin their 2010-11 campaign at home Thursday when the Zips will host the Tommy Evans Invitational slated for 5:30 p.m.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews Fall Sports Season Issue three of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.
| General News Ianello, Jones and LaBadie Guests on Monday's Zips Live Football coach Rob Ianello and cross country coaches Scott Jones and Lee LaBadie will be featured on this week's Zips Live.
AKrun Sole Sisters - Episode 1 Join Akron freshmen cross country runners Maria Moore and Morgan Willis as they take you through a season with the Zips!

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Wednesday, January 28
MBB: Tears flow, family struggles to cope as University of Akron pays tribute to the late Dan Peters    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron 59, Ball State 47: Second-half streak lifts Zips over Cardinals     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to ponder in the Akron Zips 59-­47 win over the Ball State Cardinals   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips football: MAC honors nine players for academics   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC bullseye is on Kent State while Akron looks to get well at home -­ MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron defeats Ball State, 59-­47, as Pat Forsythe returns with career night    by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Undermanned Ball State can't stay with Akron   by Ben Breiner, Muncie Star Press
MBB: Akron beats Ball State 59-47   Associated Press
MBB: The Best Unde-the-Radar Rivalries in College Basketball    by Jake Curtis, Bleacher Report
MBB: Akron to play second-annual 'Purple Out' in purple uniforms to help raise pancreatic cancer awareness    by Scott Phillips, NBC Sports
MBB: Akron to wear special purple uniforms to honor the life of Dan Peters    by Troy Machir, Sporting News

Tuesday, January 27
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball: Zips looking to build on gutsy road win    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: UA wants fans to see, wear purple Tuesday night     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State continues to win through adversity -­ Local College Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: BSU's Peters' father to be remembered at Akron   by Ben Breiner, Muncie Star Press
MBB: PREVIEW: Ball State-Akron   by Ben Breiner, Muncie Star Press
MBB: Men's Basketball: Men's Basketball: Purple Out for Pete's Sake (Video), BallStateSports.com

Monday, January 26
MBB: Local history: Gambling scandal victimized University of Akron basketball team in 1945    by Mark J. Price, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 25
MBB: UA men's basketball: Zips escape Broncos 71-69   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Johnson with 16 helps Akron beat W. Michigan 71-69   Associated Press
WBB, WTEN: On the record: Akron women's basketball team holds on for rare win at Central Michigan 74-72   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron 71, Western Michigan 69: Free throw shooting dooms Broncos as Zips sweep season series   by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette
MBB: After WMU's loss to Akron, emotional David Brown says Broncos beat themselves, are the better team   by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette

Saturday, January 24
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball: Western Michigan looking to serve Zips cold dish of revenge   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State hosts Detroit in the thick of Horizon League title chase: Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WSD: On the record: Bowling Green sinks Akron in MAC finale   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 23
MBB: Things change quickly in Mid-­American Conference basketball race   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Evans embraces "old man" role with Zips   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite
MBB: WMU men's basketball hosts Akron looking for redemption from loss to Zips in MAC opener     by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette
FB: Former Michigan OL coach lands in Akron   by Brent Sobleski, NBC Sports

Thursday, January 22
MBB: Northern Illinois 64, Akron 61: Huskies outshoot Zips to claim victory    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: On the record: January 22    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Winning week can put Akron in control ­- MAC Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Clutch Victory: NIU holds off Akron's late rally    by Eddie Carifio, DeKalb Daily Chronicle
MBB: Northern Illinois holds off Akron comeback 64-61    Associated Press

Wednesday, January 21
MBB: Akron men's basketball: Zips seeking to be kings of the road this week   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Steelers sign CFL pass rusher Shawn Lemon    by Josh Alper, NBC Sports
FB: Stampeders predict NFL success for new Steelers OLB Shawn Lemon   by Dan Sager, Behind the Steel Curtain

Tuesday, January 20
MBB: Injuries don't keep Cleveland State from being No. 1 –­ Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: McDonald grad a key part of Akron basketball staff    by Kayla Hanuschak, Warren Tribune

Monday, January 19
FB: On the record: UA's Chisholm and Brown honored at football banquet   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 18
MBB: Men's basketball/Akron 82, Central Michigan 76: Zips withstand late charge, take down Chippewas    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Reggie McAdams' career night gives Akron Zips victory over Central Michigan   by Branson Wrigh, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Late rally attempt by Central Michigan falls just short at Akron   by Nate Schneider, The Morning Sun
WBB, FB, WSD: On the record: Akron women's basketball team hammers Miami 65-47, improves to 14-2    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 17
MBB: UA basketball: Three-point barrage could be on display for UA, Central Michigan   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WSD: On the record: January 17    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 16
MSOC: Sporting Kansas City selects UA's Saad Abdul­-Salaam 12th in MLS SuperDraft    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC, RIFLE: On the record: January 16   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State gets a very big road win at Wright State ­– Local College Basketball    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, January 15
MBB: Akron 67, Bowling Green 50: Zips' shooting dooms Falcons   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to ponder in the Akron Zips 67-50 win over the Bowling Green Falcons    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips defend and dominate inside to topple Bowling Green, 67-50   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Ibitayo, Akron roll past Bowling Green 67-50    Associated Press
MBB: BG men fall to Zips for 1st MAC loss    by John Wagner, Toledo Blade
MBB: Akron routs BG men, 67-50    by Thomas Schmelt, Sentinel-Tribune
WBB: High-scoring Akron tops Toledo 102-101 in women's basketball    Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Rockets come up short in high-scoring loss to Zips   by Rachel Lenzi, Toledo Blade
MBB: Cleveland State on road at improving Wright State - Local College Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips football: Team loses offensive line coach John Peterson   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Pitt's new football coach adds assistant   by Sam Werner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wednesday, January 14
MBB: UA basketball: Zips continue learning process against Bowling Green    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC teams see parity this season   by Nicholas Piotrowicz, Toledo Blade

Tuesday, January 13
MBB: Akron's Pat Forsythe is 'the man' in the middle ­- Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB, MSOC: UA, KSU announce home and away opponents for 2015 football season    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 11
WBB: UA women's basketball trump Eastern Michigan 65-48     by Fred Cay, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Akron Pole Vault Convention: Zips junior Shawn Barber defeats rival Sam Kendricks to place first on home turf   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 10
MBB: Toledo 84, Akron 67: Hot-shooting Rockets pull away in second half to clip Zips     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips fall on the road to Toledo Rockets, 84-­67   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Toledo beats Akron, 84-­67   by Nicholas Piotrowicz, Toledo Blade
MBB: Toledo bounces back, beats Akron 84-67   Associated Press

Friday, January 9
MBB: Akron men's basketball team looking to put the squeeze on 'Juice' Brown   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
GENERAL: Charlie Frye headlines University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, January 8
WBB: Akron 67, Bowling Green 59: Akron Zips overcome early struggles to defeat Bowling Green   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips can take firm grasp on title run at Toledo: MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, January 7
MBB: Akron Zips prove too much for Western Michigan Broncos, win 72-52    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to Ponder: Akron Zips beat Western Michigan 72-­52    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips make statement with 72-­52 victory over Western Michigan    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Last words from MAC coaches at start of league play: MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron cruises against Western Michigan, 72-52   Associated Press
MBB: WMU men's basketball team 'physically manhandled' in lopsided 72-­52 loss at Akron in MAC opener    by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette

Tuesday, January 6
MBB: UA basketball: Zips adjust to change, prepare for start of MAC play    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State makes statement as Vikings are No. 1 in Horizon League: College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, January 5
MBB, MSOC: University of Akron set to welcome back men's soccer players with 'Zips in the Pros' event in conjunction with Tuesday's men's basketball game    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 4
MBB: Akron 79, Coppin State 62: 'Big Dog' guides Zips past Eagles   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips take down Coppin State, 79­-62, but there are concerns   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Forsythe finds focus in family, basketball and home   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite
WBB: Zips fall to Western Michigan in women's basketball conference opener   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 3
MBB: Zips to open new year by hosting Coppin State on Saturday    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 2
MBB: Akron and Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan are MAC division contenders    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, January 1
FB: For Fisher and Helfrich, small schools bred big-time coaches   by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY

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