University of Akron (7-4) vs. Princeton (5-6)
Time: 7 tonight.
Where: Rhodes Arena.
Radio: 1350 AM (WARF).
Zips notes: UA coach Keith Dambrot is seeking his 300th collegiate victory tonight, and his 192nd as the Zips leader. Dambrot is in his 15th overall season and ninth at UA. The Zips have won three games in a row over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Cleveland State and Texas Southern. Center Zeke Marshall leads UA in points (13.0), rebounds (6.6) and blocks (4.0) per game. The Zips have seven players averaging between 7.9 and 13.0 points per game — Marshall, Demetrius Treadwell (11.0), Alex Abreu (10.1), Nick Harney (8.6), Brian Walsh (8.5), Chauncey Gilliam (8.2) and Jake Kretzer (7.9). This is UA’s first matchup with Princeton. The Zips are 4-2 all time against Ivy League foes with two victories against Brown and one apiece versus Dartmouth and Yale. The Tigers have won their past two games over Rider and Bucknell. Ian Hummer leads Princeton in scoring and rebounding at 15.5 points and 6.5 per game. Will Barrett, Clay Wilson, Denton Koon, T.J. Bray, Brendan Connolly and Hans Brase have also been key players during the Tigers’ winning streak.
— Michael Beaven