Men's basketball The Plain Dealer's Elton Alexander praised the Zips in his weekly MAC Insider. Football
Mike Cruz, brother of Akron tight end
committed to Pittsburgh, after decommitting from Pitt last year. Pitt pulled in a second tight end when
Justin Virbitzky verbally
committed to the Panthers. Akron had offered scholarships to both players.
The Zips still want a tight end. They are in the running for
Shawn Walker of Edinboro, Penn. The other
candidates are West Virginia and Temple.
might be interested in junior college linebacker
Mike Balogun, who visited Akron on Nov. 11.