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Tuesday, February 21

Monday, February 20
MBB: Kent State ends Akron’s 30-game home winning streak, Fox Sports, Associated Press
MBB: Akron Zips stunned at home by Kent State with 70-67 setback, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB: Kent State snaps Akron’s home winning streak in thrilling rivalry game, The Kent Stater, by Nick Buzzelli
MBB: Rival Flashes end Akron home win skein, MAC Reporter Online, by Evan Meyer
MBB: Kent State breaks Akron’s 30 game home winning streak and takes round one in Wagon Wheel Showdown, 70-67. SB Nation Hustle Belt, by Brad Ward
MBB: Streak Snapped! Kent State men upset Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena, WKYC, Matt Florjancic
MBB: Kent State ends Akron’s 30-game home winning streak, bustingbrackets.com, by Daniel Benjamin
MBB: Flashes end Zips’ 30-game home winning streak; delay regular-season MAC title, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
WBB: Women’s Hoops goes nuclear on Akron, improves to 8-6 in the MAC, SB Nation Bull Run, by Matt Gritzmacher
Softball: Lexie Handley pitches Akron to fourth consecutive softball victory, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report

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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