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Harney leaving Akron for Div. II school

Nick Harney, a Cleveland native and major contributor to three very good University of Akron teams over the last three seasons, will play his final college basketball season at Fairmont State, a Div. II school in West Virginia. The 6'8 Harney can play inside and out. He averaged 8.8 points and 3.4 rebounds over his Akron career, with his best season coming as the Zips won the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron, Kent State need big wins; Cleveland State gets one

Akron head coach Keith Dambrot sat down hard on the chair after Tuesday's practice, crossed his arms and said, "45 minutes. That's all we could do." While short practices are typical at this point in the season, Dambrot was speaking directly to his Zips (17-10, 9-5) being short-handed once again for their game tonight at Miami. Akron is still clinging to to at...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron's Harney suspended indefinitely

University of Akron forward Nick Harney has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team. One of Akron's most gifted and most experienced players, the 6'8 Harney has been in and out of the Zips' starting lineup this season, averaging 8.9 points and 3.6 rebounds. Harney can score both inside and out and can play multiple spots for the Zips, who are at...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron uses 2 big runs to defeat Ball State 73-46

Demetrius Treadwell and Nick Harney led the way for Akron with 15 points each on Wednesday night in a 73-46 victory over Ball State. After falling behind early, Akron used a 24-2 run through the middle of the first half to build a 35-19 lead at the break. The Zips started slow again in the second, but rolled off 15 straight points to open a 24-4 run which led to their biggest advantage...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron 65, W. Michigan 43

Nick Harney led Akron with 15 points as the Zips defeated Western Michigan 65-43 in each team's Mid-American Conference opener Wednesday night. Alex Abreu, Pat Forsythe and Brian Walsh each added 12 points for Akron (10-4), while Demetrius Treadwell led the Zips with eight rebounds. Austin Richie was the Broncos' lone scorer in double figures with 11 points. Western Michigan...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Zips have reinforced their place in the MAC

The Zips knew the importance of entering their upcoming six-game stretch against teams from weaker Mid-American Conference West Division with some momentum. Akron suffered a tough road loss to Buffalo on Jan. 18, then trailed 42-34 at home to rival Kent State on Jan. 21. The Golden Flashes finished the opening half with a 19-6 run, seemingly taking control of the game. "We...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron's Harney just scratching the surface

AKRON, Ohio - What had been a sold-out crowd at James A. Rhodes Arena eventually cleared out Saturday night, but for the guys still in white jerseys walking the hallways, the glow remained. This was the first Akron-Kent State backyard rivalry game for Nick Harney, and it turned into an Akron runaway in part because Harney wouldn't miss in the second half. "I felt like...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron's second-half blitz pushes Zips past Kent State, 84-75

Newcomer Nick Harney led a layup parade after a barrage of 3-pointers from the Zips turned the Golden Flashes' hopes aside.
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron 84, Kent St. 75

Nick Harney scored 21 points and Akron defeated Kent State 84-75 on Saturday night in a rematch of last season's Mid-American Conference tournament championship game. Harney made 10 of 12 field goal attempts and helped the Zips shoot 55.6 percent (35 of 63) from the field. Chauncey Gilliam added 11 points and Brian Walsh had 10 for Akron (12-7, 4-1), which has won eight of...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron 56, Bowling Green 55

Nick Harney made a layup with 1 second left to lift Akron over Bowling Green 56-55 on Wednesday night. The Zips (10-6, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) fell behind 55-54 after Cameron Black's layup with 12 seconds to go. Black, who was fouled on the play, missed the ensuing free throw. Akron didn't lead until the final shot as the Falcons (7-8, 1-1) scored 17 points off 14...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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