Found March 22, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Diving into the history of terrible endings to otherwise outstanding seasons would simply be dancing around the obvious. Akron showed up to the NCAA tournament Thursday night and got flattened. The No. 12 seed Zips had a terrible matchup against No. 5 VCU and played terribly. Playing without suspended point guard Alex Abreu was a recipe for disaster for Akron against VCU's full-court pressure defense, and the final score of 88-42 certainly qualifies as disaster. The Zips had more problems than just the matchups, the strategy and the kind of fast-paced start to the game on which VCU thrives. VCU kept getting easy shots and kept making them, and the whole thing snowballed into the Zips' 26-win season coming to a screeching halt and the aforementioned wrong kind of history. For a little more than hour, it stood as the largest margin of defeat in an NCAA tournament game for a team that wasn't a No. 15 or 16 seed. Syracuse's 81-34 rout of Montana...
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