2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
14-11, 4th in MAC E
4d

Massinburg's 18 helps No. 25 Buffalo hold off Akron 76-70

CJ Massinburg scored 21 points, Dontay Caruthers added 15 and No. 25 Buffalo turned up its defensive intensity in the second half and held on to beat Akron 76-70 on Tuesday night, dropping the Zips to 0-31 against ranked teams.

Perkins powers through defender for and-1 bucket (0:24)
28d

Miami (Ohio) powers past Akron 68-61

Darrian Ringo had 16 points and nine assists and Miami (Ohio) used a late run to power past Akron 68-61 for the RedHawks' first conference win of the season on Saturday.

Martin hits dagger 3 late in second half (0:16)
Thurman finds Porter for rim-rocking finish (0:20)
Caroline gives Nevada lead with huge slam (0:18)
Princeton wins it at the buzzer (0:59)
McLaughlin uses a strong crossover to get to the rim (0:19)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon State graduate transfer Malcolm Duvivier committed to Akron, source told ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Long Beach State transfer Loren Jackson committed to Akron, per source.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida transfer Eric Hester will begin a visit to Akron today, source told ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Transfers Loren Jackson (Long Beach State) and Deng Riak (East Carolina) are on official visits at Akron, source told ESPN.

681d

John Groce w/ Dave Skoczen

New Akron head men's basketball coach John Groce joins Dave Skoczen on ESPN Cleveland Tonight to talk about taking over for Keith Dambrot and returning to the MAC.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Akron will announce former Illinois coach John Groce as its replacement for Keith Dambrot to be its next men's basketball coach Wednesday, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN. Dambrot left Akron to be the head coach at Duquesne. Groce led Ohio, also a member of the Mid-American Conference, to the Sweet 16 in 2012 after four seasons with the Bobcats.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Only 10 job openings remain: Akron, Alabama A&M, Chattanooga, Coppin State, Florida A&M, Furman, Grambling, Georgetown, LIU-Brooklyn, Portland State.

Kent State holds on, takes MAC crown (0:48)

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.0
Rebounds Per Game36.3
Assists Per Game12.1
Points Allowed62.515th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-4
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4