2017 Bracketology: No. 13 Seeds
- East: Oakland Golden Grizzlies
- West: UC Irvine Anteaters
- South: New Mexico State Aggies
- Midwest: Akron Zips
Jaquan Lyle and Marc Loving both had 18 points with career-high rebounds and Ohio State dominated in overtime for a 72-63 win over Akron in a first-round game of the NIT on Tuesday night.
When 6-foot-10, 290-pound Akron C Isaiah Johnson has his sights set on the rim, nothing will stop him. The Zips lead their NIT opener vs. Ohio State 29-25 at halftime on ESPN.
LeBron James on Ohio State and the University of Akron -- two schools that wear his signature Nike brand -- playing one another in the NIT on Tuesday: "Obviously I'm torn. You know, being a huge supporter of Ohio State, but I'm also a big supporter of my high school coach in Keith Dambrot. He helped shaped me into who I am today as a basketball player, and it's where I'm from, so I'm going with the Zips for sure."
This Blake Hamilton 3 with two seconds to go turned out to be the game-winner. This is Buffalo's second straight tournament appearance.
Blake Hamilton made a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left as Buffalo defended its Mid-American Conference title -- and pulled off a rare double for the school -- with a 64-61 win over Akron in the titl
Isaiah Johnson bulled his way for 23 points and top-seeded Akron advanced to the Mid-American Tournament championship with an 80-66 semifinal win over No. 12 seed Bowling Green on Friday night.
Isaiah Johnson made a layup with 25.5 seconds left as top-seeded Akron rallied in the second half to beat Eastern Michigan 65-63 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament on
Akron, the MAC's No. 1 seed, almost added to the long list of top seeds to go down in conference tournaments. Instead, the Zips came back from 12 points down in the second half to beat No. 8 seed Eastern Michigan 65-63. Box score
Akron, the MAC's regular-season champ and No. 1 seed, begins its quest for an NCAA tourney bid. Eastern Michigan stands in the way. Streaming live on ESPN3
Noah Robotham and Isaiah Johnson scored 12 points apiece, Johnson grabbed 11 rebounds and Akron beat Kent State 74-60 on Friday night to sweep the season series and end the regular season undefea
Reggie McAdams scored 21 points, Kwan Cheatham Jr. had a double-double and Akron made a school record 20 3-pointers to beat Ohio 91-76 on Tuesday night for the Mid-American regular season title.
Reggie McAdams scored 21 of his 29 points in the first half to lead Akron in an 89-54 rout of Bowling Green on Friday night.
Geovonie McKnight scored 20 points, Abdoulaye Harouna made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 16 points and Miami (Ohio) upset Mid-American Conference East Division leader Akron 77-64 on Tu
Khaliq Spicer and Kellon Thomas scored 22 points each as Kent State upended Akron 85-76 on national television Friday night, tightening the race for the Mid-American Conference title.
Akron Zips basketball coach Keith Dambrot joined Hooley and Dino to talk about his team's drive towards a Mid American Conference title.