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Akron rallies to beat Kent State 53-51

CLEVELAND (AP) Pat Forsythe scored 12 points and Deji Ibitayo scored the game-winning free throw as seventh-seeded Akron rallied to beat Kent State 53-51 on Thursday to advance to face second-seeded Buffalo in a Mid-American Conference tournament semifinal Friday. Antino Jackson scored 11 points and Isiah Johnson added 10 and blocked three shots for the Zips (21-13). Akron trailed...
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Akron has too much pop, depth for rival KSU

AKRON, Ohio -- Four weeks from the start of the postseason conference tournament that will determine the Mid-American Conference's only bid to the NCAA tournament, the Akron Zips are playing a pretty good brand of basketball. Whether or not the Zips -- or anyone else from the MAC -- can be a March giant slayer remains to be seen. A 61-52 win Wednesday over Kent State, though, moved...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Akron takes down Kent State, 61-52

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Pat Forsythe scored 12 points to help lead Akron to a 61-52 win over Kent State on Tuesday night. Deji Ibitayo added 11 points off the bench, and Noah Robotham finished with nine points and four assists for the Zips (17-7, 8-3 Mid-American Conference), who have won five of six overall and nine consecutive at home. The Zips shot 40 percent - compare to 35.4 percent...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland State game with Green Bay today a battle of guards - Local College Basketball Insider

Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis and Green Bay guard Keifer Sykes are one head-to-head battle today; Akron's Pat Forsythe and Bowling Green's Richaun Holmes offer a head-to-head battle in the post.
Via The Plain Dealer
January 31, 2015

Akron's Pat Forsythe is 'the man' in the middle - Local College Basketball Insider

The Akron Zips are coming off a tough road loss at Toledo, but they can anchor their status as a MAC East Division power when they host surging Bowling Green on Wednesday.
Via The Plain Dealer
January 12, 2015

Forsythe paces Akron past Marshall 70-63

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Pat Forsythe had 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks as Akron pushed past Marshall for a 70-63 victory on Tuesday night. Noah Robotham finished with 13 points, Reggie McAdams added 12 and Deji Ibitayo had 11 for the Zips (8-4), who shot just 35.9 percent from the field but hit 12 3-pointers and had 20 second-chance points. Forsythe pulled down seven of Akron...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron defeats Southern Cal 66-46

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Kwan Cheatham had 15 points and Pat Forsythe added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Akron past Southern Cal 66-46 in the opening game of the Charleston Classic on Thursday. The Zips took a double-digit lead in the first half and held off the Trojans to beat a Power Five conference member for the fourth straight season. Noah Robotham added 14 points for Akron...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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