The University of Akron will hold a celebration in honor of its men’s basketball team April 11 at Rhodes Arena.



A dinner buffet and awards ceremony will start at 7 p.m. following a social hour at 6 p.m.



Admission is $20 if reserved by April 4.



For more information, contact Amanda Baird at 330-972-7781 or ama38@uakron.edu.



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•?The Akron Racers foundation will launch the “Catching Cancer Before it Hits Home” campaign this year, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Racers’ involvement with Akron General Medical Center’s Muffins for Mammograms Program.



The Akron Racers Charities have raised nearly $120,000 in support of the mammogram program.



The Racers have designated two “Pink the Park” nights on June 10 and Aug. 9 with the latter featuring the annual pink jersey auction.



•?The Racers completed a trade that brings the third overall selection of the 2014 NPF Draft to Akron for the Racers’ first-round selection in next year’s 2015 draft.



The 2014 College Draft will take place Monday in Nashville at the Ford Theatre. The draft will feature five rounds of four selections, making 20 draftees for the rookie class.