• The University of Akron women’s basketball team defeated host St. Peter’s 103-57 on Monday.
The Zips (5-1) had five players score in double figures, including four of the five starters. Redshirt junior forward Rachel Tecca led the team with 20 points alongside 13 rebounds. Junior forward Sina King had a team-high 14 rebounds as well as 18 points.
The Zips were efficient in shooting, converting 11-of-25 3-pointers and shooting 51.4 percent from the floor.
The next game for the Zips comes Saturday at home against Canisius at 2 p.m.
• University of Akron junior guard Hanna Luburgh was named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week.
Luburgh scored 28 points in the Zips’ come-from-behind road victory over the Big East’s Providence on Saturday, one game after scoring a career high 30 against St. Francis.
Luburgh marked the second consecutive Zip to win the award, as teammate Tecca earned the honors last week.
• Kent State University senior forward Chris Evans earned his second MAC East Division Player of the Week award.
Evans led Kent State by averaging 16.5 points and eight rebounds. He shot 8-of-9 from the field on Saturday night versus Nebraska for a team high 19 points as well as six rebounds. It was Kent State’s first win at a Big Ten school since 1970.
It’s the third time in Evans’ career he has earned the distinction, and he shared it this week with Ohio’s Walter Offutt.
Members of the 1980 Cleveland Browns “Kardiac Kids” team will be coming together next month for the Medina Community Fund’s “Fund the Fund” fundraiser, which will honor Cleveland Browns great Tom DeLeone.
The event, to be held Dec. 8 at Weymouth Country Club, will feature an Italian dinner and wine tasting.
Thirteen of the Kardiac Kids will be in attendance, including Mike and Greg Pruitt, Sam Rutigliano and Don Cockroft.
More information is available on the Medina County Community Fund website at www.MCCFund.org or contact Tim Smith at 216-551-8225.