Akron has extended the contract of coach John Groce through 2026. Groce has compiled a 70-49 record n four seasons with the Zips.
— Loren Cristian Jackson scored 31 points as Akron beat Bowling Green 74-67 in the Mid-American Conference tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
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- Akron grad transfer Utomi headed to USC
- Akron hires former Illinois coach Groce
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— Jayvon Graves had a triple-double with 13 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Buffalo to an 80-78 win over Akron on Tuesday.
— Justin Turner had 19 points and six rebounds as Bowling Green topped Akron 83-71 on Friday night.
— Ben Roderick and Ben Vander Plas scored 17 points apiece as Ohio defeated Akron 90-73 on Tuesday.
— Ali Ali had a career-high 20 points as Akron defeated Ball State 88-79 on Friday night.
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— Bryan Trimble Jr. had 22 points as Akron stretched its home winning streak to nine games, edging past Northern Illinois 81-76 on Tuesday.
— Loren Cristian Jackson had 25 points as Akron topped Miami (Ohio) 83-76 on Friday night.
— Bryan Trimble Jr. had a career-high 26 points as Akron topped Kent State 72-61 on Friday night. Loren Cristian Jackson added 21 points for the Zips.
— JT Shumate scored 25 points and Toledo won its fifth straight in a 91-76 win over Akron on Tuesday night.
— Loren Cristian Jackson posted 16 points and six assists as Akron routed Ball State 74-42 on Saturday.
— Maishe Dailey scored 14 points and Ali Ali scored 13 and Akron beat Eastern Michigan 86-65 on Tuesday night.
— Loren Cristian Jackson had 32 points as Akron topped Western Michigan 79-68 on Saturday.
— Enrique Freeman scored 10 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lift Akron to a 69-57 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.
— Maishe Dailey swished a 3-pointer from the left elbow with 2.9 seconds remaining in overtime as Akron defeated Toledo 95-94 on Saturday, handing the Rockets their first...
— Justin Lee had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Darius Beane made a go-ahead jumper with six seconds left to help Northern Illinois beat Akron 67-65 on Tuesday.
— Drew Lowder had 18 points to lead five Eastern Michigan players in double figures as the Eagles beat Akron 71-59 on Saturday.
— Loren Cristian Jackson had 31 points as Akron edged past Kent State 66-62 on Friday night.
— Bryan Trimble Jr. scored a career-high 22 points and Akron rolled past Ohio 90-70 on Tuesday.
— Osun Osunniyi had a career-high 25 points as Saint Bonaventure topped Akron 81-74 on Tuesday.
— Loren Cristian Jackson had 19 points and nine assists as Akron easily beat Cedarville 97-49 on Saturday.
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