Akron Zips

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Northwestern Holds Off Akron 76-74 In NIT

Drew Crawford scored 27 points, John Shurna added 23 and Northwestern held off Akron 76-74 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.


Jim Tressel

Tressel Taking Administrative Job At Akron

Tressel is taking an administrative position at the school, where he began his coaching career as an undergraduate assistant with the Zips.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Ben Hansbrough, Jarrid Famous

Akron A Lot Like Notre Dame

After losing to Louisville in the Big East tournament, Notre Dame took the second seed and will play Akron Friday. Both teams have a lot of similarities and the Irish’s coach Mike Brey compared the two teams.