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Ticket information for Tuesday's UA-Ohio State first-round NIT Game

By Marla Ridenour Published: March 13, 2016

Tickets for the first-round men's basketball game in the National Invitation Tournament between Ohio State and the University of Akron will go on sale to the public at 1 p.m. Monday.

Third-seeded Ohio State (20-13) will host sixth-seeded UA (26-8) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Value City Arena.

Tickets can be purchased at OSU's Athletic Ticket Office, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-GO-BUCKS.

Tickets are $20 and $10 for reserved seats and $5 for Ohio State students, although service charges may apply. OSU men's basketball season ticket holders and students were to receive detailed instructions Sunday night.

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Akron Zips basketball: UA advances to MAC Tournament championship

By George Thomas Published: March 11, 2016

No. 1 seed University of Akron advanced to the championship game of the 2016 MAC Tournament after beating No. 12 seed Bowling Green Falcons 80-66.

Center Isaiah “Big Dog” Johnson led the Zips with 23 points and six rebounds. Three other Zips scored in double figures.

Antwon Lillard led the Falcons with 12 points.

The Zips will meet the winner of No. 2 seeded Ohio and No. 3 seeded Buffalo at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow.

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Akron Zips basketball: Men win a thriller against Eastern Michigan

By George Thomas Published: March 10, 2016

The No. 1 seeded University of Akron men’s basketball team squaked past the No. 8 seeded Eastern Michigan Eagles Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena 65-63.

Forward Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds before fouling out. Center Isaiah Johnson added a double-double with 19 points and 16 rebounds.

Raven Lee led Eastern Michigan with 23 points.

The Zips advance to the semi-finals Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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Akron Zips women's basketball: Brown, Plybon receive all-MAC honors

By George Thomas Published: March 7, 2016

Two members of the University of Akron women’s basketball team received post-season honors from the Mid-American Conference Monday afternoon.

Guard Anita Brown (21.3 points, 7.6 rebounds per game) was selected first team all-MAC while guard Hannah Plybon (16.7 points, 3.6 rebounds per game) earned second team accolades.

 

2015-16 All-Mid-American Conference First Team

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Akron Zips men's basketball: Four receive post-season honors from MAC

By George Thomas Published: March 7, 2016

Four University of Akron men’s basketball team members received post-season honors from the conference Monday.

Center Isaiah Johnson (13.1 points, 7.3 rebounds per game) was selected first-team. All-MAC for his efforts this season.

Forward/wing Reggie McAdams (11.1 points, 42 percent from the three-point arc) received a spot on the all-MAC second team. 

Guard Josh Williams (6.9 points, 2.3 rebounds per game, 42.5 percent from the arc) was selected for the conference’s all-freshman team and guard Antino Jackson (11.8 points, 3.5 assists per game) received an all-MAC honorable mention.

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