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Creighton Bluejays take on Akron Zips in first round of NCAA Tournament

Mar. 20, 2024 03:27 AM EDT

Akron Zips (24-10, 16-5 MAC) vs. Creighton Bluejays (23-9, 14-7 Big East) Pittsburgh; Thursday, 1:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bluejays -12.5; over/under is 141 BOTTOM LINE: No. 11 Creighton plays in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament...

Late mistake by Kent State allows Akron to pull out 62-61 win for MAC title, NCAA Tournament bid

Mar. 16, 2024 23:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Seconds from a conference championship and an NCAA Tournament trip, Kent State's Julius Rollins made a mistake magnified by March. Madness. Greg Tribble made two free throws with 4.8 seconds left after he was inexplicably fouled by Rollins, giving...

Freeman scores 24 as Akron holds off Ohio 65-62 in Mid-American Conference semifinal

Mar. 15, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Enrique Freeman had 24 points in Akron's 65-62 win over Ohio on Friday night in the semifinal round of the Mid-American Conference tournament. The second-seeded Zips advance to face eighth-seeded Kent State, which upset top-seeded Toledo and fifth-seeded Bowling...

Akron plays Ohio in MAC Tournament

Mar. 15, 2024 03:50 AM EDT

Ohio Bobcats (20-12, 14-5 MAC) vs. Akron Zips (22-10, 14-5 MAC) Cleveland; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Zips -2.5; over/under is 143.5 BOTTOM LINE: Akron takes on Ohio in the MAC Tournament. The Zips are 14-5 against MAC...

Freeman's 30 lead Akron over Miami (Ohio) in Mid-American Conference Tournament 75-63

Mar. 14, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Enrique Freeman scored 30 points and No. 2 seed Akron beat No. 7 seed Miami (Ohio) 75-63 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Freeman also contributed 12 rebounds for the Zips (22-10). Ali Ali scored 14 points while...

Artis White's 23 help Western Michigan beat Akron 90-84

Mar. 08, 2024 21:18 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — B. Artis White scored 23 points as Western Michigan beat Akron 90-84 on Friday night. Artis White shot 7 for 11 (5 for 8 from 3-point range) and 4 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Broncos (12-19, 9-9 Mid-American Conference). Javonte Brown shot 7 of 9...

Western Michigan hosts conference rival Akron

Mar. 07, 2024 04:07 AM EST

Akron Zips (21-9, 13-4 MAC) at Western Michigan Broncos (11-19, 8-9 MAC) Kalamazoo, Michigan; Friday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Seth Hubbard and Western Michigan host Enrique Freeman and Akron in MAC action. The Broncos are 6-7 in home games. Western...

Akron rides Freeman's double-double to 80-73 win over Northern Illinois

Mar. 02, 2024 21:18 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Enrique Freeman finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds and Akron beat Northern Illinois 80-73 on Saturday night. Freeman added three blocks for the Zips (21-8, 13-3 Mid-American Conference). Ali Ali totaled 17 points and six rebounds. Sammy Hunter hit two...