Akron Rallies For 39-34 Upset Of NorthwesternWith a 21-yard TD pass to Cameron Green with seven seconds left in the first half, Thorson became NU's all-time leader in TD passes with 45.
Armstead Gives Northern Illinois An 80-79 Win Over AkronAaric Armstead scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throws with 1.7 seconds left.
Cheatham Jr. Leads Akron Over Northern Illinois, 76-66Kwan Cheatham Jr. didn't miss a shot and scored 18 points.
Northwestern Holds Off Akron 76-74 In NITDrew 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.
Tressel Taking Administrative Job At AkronTressel is taking an administrative position at the school, where he began his coaching career as an undergraduate assistant with the Zips.
Akron A Lot Like Notre DameAfter 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.