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  1. Akron suspends All-MAC senior forward indefinitely

    Nov 16, 2014, 6:08 PM EST

    Akron Zips v Toledo Rockets 1-18-2014

    Demetrius Treadwell’s suspension means that even more will be asked of Kwan Cheatham moving forward.

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Toledo looks to end a 35-year NCAA Tournament drought and rep the MAC

    Oct 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Julius Brown (AP Photo)

    The MAC is sure to be one of the more intriguing mid-major leagues during the 2014-15 season.

  3. Basketball community bands together in support of Akron director of basketball ops Dan Peters

    Jan 24, 2014, 3:26 PM EST

    Akron Athletics

    In mid-December Akron director of basketball operations Dan Peters went on leave after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, leaving the Zips without a man who has more than three decades of coaching experience at the college level. With this being Coaches vs. Cancer “Suits and Sneakers” weekend, the event takes on added meaning for Keith…

  4. Late Night Snacks: No. 20 Iowa gets its signature road victory

    Jan 13, 2014, 12:26 AM EST

    mccaffery

    GAME OF THE DAY: Akron 83, Ohio 80 (2OT) Quincy Diggs was the difference-maker for the Zips on Sunday, as he scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds while making some key plays down the stretch for the visitors. Diggs scored Akron’s final five points of the first overtime to force a second extra session,…

  5. With the president in attendance Akron’s Demetrius Treadwell steals the show

    Dec 23, 2013, 12:23 AM EST

    obama2

    With rumors of President Barack Obama and the first family showing up at the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday evening flying around, it became clear that the matchup between Oregon State and Akron wasn’t just any other game. The president had attended four games featuring his brother-in-law’s team prior to Sunday, and he was a…

  6. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Connecticut goes on the road for first time vs. Washington

    Dec 22, 2013, 11:40 AM EST

    Kevin Ollie

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 10 Connecticut at Washington (3:30 p.m., ESPNU) — all times eastern The Huskies are coming off their first loss of the season as they lost to Stanford at home this past Wednesday, 53-51. Now, in their first true road game of the season, Connecticut will face another Pac-12 team in Washington.…

  7. Saint Mary’s lands third straight solid win by beating North Dakota State

    Nov 15, 2013, 2:02 AM EST

    Saint Mary's College takes on Brigham Young University in Moraga

    Every year, we expect Saint Mary’s to finally drop off, to come back down to earth. I mean, there’s only so many times that a team can lose their star — their most important player, the guy that the entire team is built around — before the program eventually has to enter rebuilding mode. It…

  8. Saint Mary’s plays efficiently in win over Akron

    Nov 12, 2013, 5:45 AM EST

    randybennett-APe

    If you’re still up and watching the 24-Hour Hoops Marathon, you can officially call yourself a fanatic. During Saint Mary’s 85-63 win over Akron on Tuesday morning, the game became  free throw fest as Akron got to the line 29 times while Saint Mary’s shot 36 free throws. The Gaels won so easily because they…

  9. 2013-2014 MAC Preview: Toledo, West Division looks to narrow the gap

    Oct 23, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Javon McCrea, Darren Goodson

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  10. Keith Dambrot gets one-year contract extension, through 2022-2023

    Sep 24, 2013, 12:26 PM EST

    Keith Dambrot

    Keith Dambrot had arguably his best season as a head coach in 2012-2013, as he led Akron to a 26-6 record, a division title, a trip to the NCAA tournament and, for the first time in school history, a spot in the top 25. Akron rewarded Dambrot with a one-year contract extension, meaning that he…

  11. Eastern Michigan faces another daunting non-conference schedule

    Sep 3, 2013, 10:00 PM EST

    Eastern Michigan v Purdue

    In Rob Murphy’s first two years as head coach of Eastern Michigan, the Eagles have seriously upped the rigor of their non-conference schedule. According to KenPom.com, Eastern Michigan’s non-conference strength of schedule was 276 in 2009-10 and 224 in 2010-11, but when Murphy arrived the strength of schedule was 106 in 2011-12 and 108 in…