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Feb 1, 2017
90 Ball State
63 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Feb 3, 2017
13TH-ANNUAL AKRON INVITATIONAL
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
Feb 4, 2017
Akron
vs. Ole Miss
@ Lexington, Ky.
8:00 AM
Lexington, Ky.
13TH-ANNUAL AKRON INVITATIONAL
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
7 Akron
0 vs. Niagara
@ St. Bonaventure, N.Y.
Final
St. Bonaventure, N.Y.
7 Akron
0 at St. Bonaventure
Final
70 Akron
85 at Ohio
Final
Ohio University Convocation Center - Athens, Ohio | CBS Sports Network
50 Akron
86 at Bowling Green
Final
Bowling Green, Ohio (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Feb 7, 2017
63 Ball State
65 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | American Sports Network
Feb 8, 2017
49 Akron
54 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Feb 10, 2017
at Spire Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
at Don Kirby Invitational
Albuquerque, N.M.
2 Kansas
1 vs. Akron
@ Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
Final
Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
5 Akron
11 at Stetson
Final
Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla. Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
87 Akron
76 at Eastern Michigan
Final
EMU Convocation Center - Ypsilanti, Mich. | ESPNU
Feb 11, 2017
at Spire Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
at Don Kirby Invitational
Albuquerque, N.M.
1 Oakland
6 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
8 Akron
0 vs. Savannah St.
@ Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
Final - 5 innings
Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
72 Kent State
58 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
0 Morgan State
7 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
6 Akron
10 at Stetson
Final
Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
Feb 12, 2017
0 Akron
6 vs. Kansas
@ Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
Final
Stetson Lead Off Classic | DeLand, Fla.
Feb 13, 2017
vs. MAC Match Play Challenge
@ Lakewwod Ranch, Fla. (Lakewood Ranch Golf Club)
All Day
Feb 14, 2017
vs. MAC Match Play Challenge
@ Lakewwod Ranch, Fla. (Lakewood Ranch Golf Club)
All Day
65 Toledo
71 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | Spectrum Sports
Feb 15, 2017
61 Toledo
57 at Akron
Final
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Feb 17, 2017
ZIPS INVITATIONAL
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
7 Akron
0 at LIU Brooklyn
Final
Queens, N.Y.
13 Tenn.-Martin
2 vs. Akron
@ Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
Final - 5 innings
Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
11 Akron
3 at Alabama St.
Final
Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
70 Kent State
67 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | ESPNU
Feb 18, 2017
Akron
vs. NCAA Qualifier
@ Columbus, Ohio
Noon
Columbus, Ohio
51 Akron
81 at Buffalo
Final
Buffalo, N.Y. (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
7 Akron
0 at Saint Peter's
Final
Jersey City, N.J.
3 Akron
2 vs. Tenn.-Martin
@ Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
Final
Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
3 IPFW
5 vs. Akron
@ Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
Final
Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
4 Akron
0 at NJIT
Final
Newark, N.J.
Feb 19, 2017
1 Akron
0 vs. IPFW
@ Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
Final
Black & Gold Tournament | Montgomery, Ala.
Feb 20, 2017
4 Akron
3 at Youngstown State
Final
Youngstown, Ohio
Feb 21, 2017
Akron
at Bowling Green
9:00 PM
Stroh Center - Bowling Green, Ohio | Spectrum Sports
Feb 22, 2017
at Mid-American Conference Championships- Day One
All Day
Oxford, Ohio
Miami (Ohio)
at Akron
7:00 PM
JAMES A. RHODES ARENA - AKRON, OHIO (ESPN3/Watch ESPN)
Feb 23, 2017
at Mid-American Conference Championships- Day Two
All Day
Oxford, Ohio
Feb 24, 2017
Great America Rifle Conference Championship
at Akron
TBA
Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House
at Mid-American Conference Championships- Day Three
All Day
Oxford, Ohio
at Mid-American Conference Championships
Ypsilanti, Mich.
vs. Rio Verde Collegiate
@ Rio Verde, Ariz. (White Wing Golf Course)
All Day
Duquesne
at Akron
1:00 PM
Akron, Ohio
Akron
at Buffalo
8:00 PM
Alumni Arena - Amherst, N.Y. | CBS Sports Network
Feb 25, 2017
Great America Rifle Conference Championship
at Akron
TBA
Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House
at Mid-American Conference Championships- Day Four
All Day
Oxford, Ohio
at Mid-American Conference Championships
Ypsilanti, Mich.
vs. Rio Verde Collegiate
@ Rio Verde, Ariz. (White Wing Golf Course)
All Day
Akron
vs. North Carolina A&T
@ Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
9:30 AM
Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
Akron
at Kent State
2:00 PM
Kent, Ohio (Spectrum Sports)
Cleveland State
at Akron
2:00 PM
Akron, Ohio
Akron
at Jacksonville
2:30 PM
Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
Feb 26, 2017
at Ohio State Last Chance Meet
12:00 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio
vs. Rio Verde Collegiate
@ Rio Verde, Ariz. (White Wing Golf Course)
All Day
Akron
vs. North Carolina A&T
@ Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
9:30 AM
Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
Akron
at Jacksonville
12:00 PM
Dolphin Invitational | Jacksonville, Fla.
Feb 27, 2017
vs. Wexford Intercollegiate - Day One
@ Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Wexford Golf Course)
All Day
Feb 28, 2017
vs. Wexford Intercollegiate - Day Two
@ Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Wexford Golf Course)
All Day
Miami (Ohio)
at Akron
7:00 PM
James A. Rhodes Arena - Akron, Ohio | Senior Night | Spectrum Sports
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Friday, February 17
MBB: Four things to watch as Akron Zips look to defend their MAC title vs. rival Kent State, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander.
MBB: Keith Dambrot at Akron: How waffles and a second chance added up to 300 wins -- Terry Pluto. Read the Full Story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
MBB: Zips looking to extend home winning streak to 31 Friday against rival Golden Flashes, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB:  A look at teams dominating their conferences. Details at NCAA.com. 
MBB: 11 non-major teams that could be the Cinderellas of March, FoxSports.com

Thursday, February 16
MBB: Listen to NBC Sports Radio Interview with Coach Dambrot: Akron's Now Won 20+ Games 12 Straight Years
MBB: Akron Zips know how to close out the competition. Read the full story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, As UA career winds down, Kwan Cheatham continues to improve, which bodes well for March and beyond.
WBB: UA women’s basketball team drops fifth consecutive game. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal.

Wednesday, February 15
MBB: Mid-American leader Akron wins 30th straight home game. Details at the Washington Post, Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and MAC Reporter Online.
MBB: Defense, continuity keep Akron basketball successful. Read the full story at the Tribune Chronicle.

Tuesday, February 14
MBB: Zips, coach Keith Dambrot continue to reach milestones, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Son of former YSU coach Peters is assistant at Ball State, Tribune Chronicle
FB: ESPN put out their F.P.I. rankings, let’s see how the MAC did, SB Nation Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder

Monday, February 13
MBB: Utomi scores 19, Akron has 18 3s, beats E. Michigan 87-76, Fox Sports, Associated Press
MBB: Men's basketball drops fourth straight to soaring Akron, Eastern Echo, by Evan Hensley
MBB: The East Division leaders roll in Ypsilanti, SB Nation Hustle Belt, by Mike Morris 
WBB: Golden Flashes end five-year drought against Zips, Akron Beacon Journal, by Fred Cay
Softball: UA softball loses to Kansas at Lead Off Classic, Akron Beacon Journal
Softball: Kent State earns split, Akron swept in softball, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
FB: Former Zips teammates Jerome Lane, Se’Von Pittman hope to meet again in NFL, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
General: Kent State-UA rivalry rooted in mascot spat — so says the internet, Akron Beacon Journal, by Craig Webb

Thursday, February 9
MBB: Akron Shoots 'From Another Zip Code' To The Top Of The MAC, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Terry Pluto 

MBB: Isaiah ‘Big Dog’ Johnson’s game-winner is made even better set to the Titanic music, Mid-Major Madness, by Russell Steinberg 

MBB: Dambrot Discusses Zips' Win Over Ball State on WAKR’s Sam and Brad Show – Full SoundCloud or WAKR

Wednesday, February 8
MBB: Zips No. 8 on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays – February 7, 2017
MBB: Johnson's buzzer-beater lifts Akron over Ball State 65-63, Associated Press, ESPN
MBB:  Akron’s Isaiah Johnson drained the heaviest buzzer-beater of the season, SB Nation, by Ricky O'Donnell
MBB: Isaiah Johnson’s buzzer-beater lifts Zips to win over Cardinals, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
MBB: Isaiah Johnson’s buzzer-beater lifts Akron over Ball State, NBC Sports, by  Terrence Payne
MBB: Akron keeps the home winning streak alive in a thriller, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
MBB: Akron Zips win buzzer beater over Ball State, 65-63, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: 290-pound Akron senior center hits long buzzer-beater for the win, The Sporting News, by Dan Sostek
MBB: Akron Zips are reeling, but still rolling as MAC Tournament looms, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Akron edges BSU on Johnson jumper, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer

Tuesday, February 7
MBB: Zips look to extend home winning streak to 29 Tuesday against Ball State, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas

Monday, February 6
FB: Akron bred, Canton bound! Former Zips standout Jason Taylor selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read the full story at Channel 3 WKYC News.
MBB: Akron Zips' winning streak snapped at Ohio University, 85-70. Details ta the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Hustle Belt, the Post, Athens News, and Fox Sports.
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Zips put 12-game winning streak on the line on the road against tough Bobcats on Saturday.
MBB: Akron Zips make big move in Mid-Major Power Rankings. Read the full story at NCAA.com.

Friday, February 3
MBB: Does Akron Have What it Takes to Upset the March Madness Establishment?, HERO College Sports, by Jeff Ames
MBB: Akron's Kwan Cheatham elevates his game in MAC play, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander.
MSOC: UA men’s soccer team announces signing class, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report

Thursday, February 2
FB: Akron gains 13 recruits, loses QB Tommy Woodson to shoulder surgery, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: 2017 National Signing Day Recap: Akron Zips sign 26, Hustle Belt, by W. Payne
FB: Akron Zips lean on local talent in small football signing class, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: University of Akron football: East’s Jemarulin Suggs headlines Zips’ 13-member signing class, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: UA football: 2017 recruiting class, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
WBB: Ball State hands Zips most lopsided loss of season 90-63, Akron Beacon Journal, by Curtis Duffield
WTEN: UA’s Sophia Geier earns weekly MAC tennis honor, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report 

Wednesday, February 1
MBB: Akron Zips, winners of 11 straight, shooting their way toward the Big Dance, Sports Illustrated, by Molly Geary
MBB: Jackson helps Akron beat N Illinois 76-73, win 12th straight, ESPN, Associated Press 
MBB: Senior center uses court vision to power Akron basketball team, The Suburbanite, by Andy Harris 
MBB: Huskies squander impressive first half in loss to Akron, Daily Chronicle, by Jesse Severson 
MBB: Akron Zips continue winning close games to stay perfect in MAC, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Elton Alexander 
MBB: Zips rally from 14-point halftime deficit to extend winning streak to 12 games, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas 
MBB: Akron Zips at Northern Illinois Huskies, Akron sleep walks early and wins a close one, Hustle Belt, by James W Snyder
FB: Quarterbacks are key for Akron, Kent State football, Cleveland.com, by Elton Alexander
FB: Zips hope 2017 recruiting class will help team get back on track to success, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas

 

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