Kent State Golden Flashes (18-12, 8-7)
at Akron (24-5, 14-1)
Time: 7 p.m. today.
Where: Rhodes Arena.
TV/Radio/Internet: ESPN2. Mike Crispino (play-by-play) and Tim McCormick (analyst); WARF (1350-AM) for free at SportsRadio1350.com and on iHeartRadio, Steve French (play-by-play) and Joe Dunn (analyst) will call the game beginning at 6:30 p.m.; view at gozips.com for webcast and live statistics; Kent State coverage on WHLO (640-AM).
Notes: Kent State holds a 69-67 advantage in the series against UA, but the Zips are 39-22 against the Golden Flashes at home. … The Zips are just the third team in the past 30 years to win back-to-back Mid-American Conference regular-season titles. … This is the 15th time in the past 16 regular-season meetings that either UA and/or KSU is in first place or is playing for first place in the MAC East (dating to 2005-06). … The is the 24th consecutive time that the teams have played on TV, the longest streak in the MAC between conference programs.
— George M. Thomas