LeBron James' foundation has established an institute at the University of Akron to assist inner-city public high school graduates who earn their tuitions through the foundation.
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Whitney Bays scored 20 points and Courtney Moses added 12 as Purdue routed Akron 84-55 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday.
Rachel Tecca scored 30 points and dominated inside, leading Akron to the NCAA tournament for the first time with a 79-68 win over Ball State in the Mid-American Conference championship Saturday.
Sant leads No. 23 Dayton women past Akron, 94-80
Unable to contain a Central Michigan team with more balance, better athletes and bent on finishing the job after a heartbreaking loss last season, Akron fell 86-68 on Saturday to the Chippewas in the Mid-American Conference championship.
Andrea Hoover and Cassie Sant scored 18 points as No. 16 Dayton blew out Akron 90-59 Tuesday in nonconference action.