The Zips used what they learned in nonconference play to beat up on a division rival.
Akron beat Kent 3-2, the ABJ's Michael Beaven reports.
For my column Tuesday, I might attend tonight's game against Ohio, ranked 20th in the country.
The Zips will hold a walk-through today in their last preparations for North Texas.
The tailgating will begin in about 30 hours.