Starting point guard Alex Abreu suffered a sprained ankle when he landed on a teammates foot after taking a shot during practice. He’s currently moving around on crutches and is expected to miss the team’s first two exhibition game, coach Keith Dambrot said.
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Ohio 34, Akron 28
For the obvious: The Zips defensive line missed defensive tackle Nico Capoini in the worst possible way as the Bobcats racked up more than 200 yards with Beau Blankenship doing most of the damage. They may have had a shot in the game with Caponi in there. As it stands, they did what they needed to as far as Bowden is concerned - they kept them in the game getting a couple of three-and-outs when needed.To read more or comment...
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The University of Akron has offered a scholarship to Cincinnati Colerain senior running back Chris Davis, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Davis, who has rushed for 215 yards and four touchdowns and caught 12 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns, is one of the Queen City’s top players in the 2013 class.To read more or comment...
The University of Akron men’s basketball team will be without forward Quincy Diggs this season.
Diggs has been suspended for the upcoming academic year for a violation of the University’s Code of Student Conduct effective immediately and will conclude at the end of the 2013 spring semester.To read more or comment...
With a couple of days to digest what happened against in their 56-49 loss to the Miami RedHawks, the Akron Zips will concentrate on returning to fundamentals defensively and moving on from a disappointing loss.
Offensively the RedHawks racked up more than 700 yards against the Zips defense. In their past two games, the Zips have given up better than 1,300 yards of offense. Although some might argue that was to be expected against the Tennessee Volunteers, it can be argued that it should have been a different story against Miami as their quarterback Zac Dysert ran wild and completed passes at will.To read more or comment...
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