Nobody would have believed this three years ago, but Akron might be a better team on the road.
In Tom Gaffney's preview of tonight's game at Miami, Keith Dambrot says the Zips feel more comfortable away from Rhodes Arena.
The Zips are one-point underdogs tonight. Miami is the only MAC team that hasn't lost at home.
MAC standings implications -- At 8-4, the RedHawks would separate themselves from Buffalo in the race for the final first-round bye. At 9-3, the Zips would all but assure themselves of not needing to play on Sunday in the MAC Tournament.
Here is my liveblog post from the Zips' 20-point win earlier this season.
Other MAC-tion tonight... Kent State hosts Ohio. Buffalo hosts Bowling Green. Given the likely results of these games, Akron would really be boosting its stock by staying atop the standings tonight.