I probably should have hired a substitute blogger while I was gone. I couldn't find a television that had ESPNU at the casino. Oh well. From the sounds of it, I didn't miss much. But I did win $240 playing Texas Hold 'em.
The Zips lost to Nevada in a less-than-impressive manner, 88-61, in their BracketBuster game on ESPNU -- The Ocho.
Akron plays at Miami on Wednesday, then against Ohio at Rhodes Arena on Saturday. This is a big week to make a statement, like Kent State did when it beat Miami on the road.