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ZEKE MARSHALL RUMORS

The Case For...Zeke Marshall

As we head towards the 2013 NBA Draft, it is time to give some looks at players who are may or may not get drafted, but may have the skills which could translate to a NBA career.  The Case For….takes a look at these players and tries to give a brief outline of what skills they have, what they are missing, and what steps would eventually lead them to the to the NBA.  This edition...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavericks Brought Zeke Marshall In For Work Out

The Dallas Mavericks brought in Zeke Marshall, a 7-foot center out of Akron University, for a pre-draft workout on Friday. Marshall has a series of workouts slated in the coming days, according to a source. Marshall will work out with the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. After Sunday’s workout, Marshall will work out for the Houston Rockets on June 5, the Phoenix Suns on June 6, the...
Via RealGM
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron 72, Miami (Ohio) 58

Zeke Marshall scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Akron wrapped up its second consecutive Mid-American Conference regular-season title Tuesday night by defeating Miami (Ohio) 72-58. Nick Harney scored 13 points and Alex Abreu added 12 points and seven assists for the Zips (24-5, 14-1), who bounced back from an 81-67 loss to Buffalo on Saturday that ended their 19-game...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Zips flex muscle, extend streak

AKRON, Ohio - Different opponent, different stage, same result for Akron. With a little splash, too. The Zips extended the nation's longest win streak to 18 games Friday night, turning a BracketBusters showcase game into the kind of interior-oriented game in which they thrive and pulling away to beat North Dakota State, 68-53. Akron likes to play fast and cares little about...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron 68, Bowling Green 55

Zeke Marshall scored 15 points as Akron extended its winning streak to 12 games with a 68-55 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday night. The Zips (16-4, 7-0), off to their best Mid-American Conference start ever, remained one of two undefeated MAC teams. They'll host the other, Ohio, on Saturday. Akron broke a 9-9 tie with a 14-5 run capped by two dunks by Marshall. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron 85, Penn St. 60

Zeke Marshall had 17 points and six blocks, and Akron beat Penn State 85-60 in the fifth-place game at the Puerto Rico Tipoff on Sunday. ''If there is a better at-the-rim defender in the country, I haven't seen him yet,'' Akron coach Keith Dambrot said. Carmelo Betancourt and Demetrius Treadwell had 10 points each for the Zips. Marshall scored six points during...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron's dominating man in the paint

AKRON, Ohio As a 6-foot-7 eighth grader playing AAU basketball for the first time, Zeke Marshall dreamed of one day being highly ranked and regarded amongst his competitors. In video games. Basketball was something he felt like he had to. Progress, back then, was measured by not having to ice his body down after games and scoring more than a single basket. To really love the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Zips' big man putting growing pains in his past

AKRON, Ohio As a 6-foot-7 eighth-grader playing AAU basketball for the first time, Zeke Marshall dreamed of one day being highly ranked and regarded amongst his competitors. In video games. Basketball was something he felt like he had to do. Progress, back then, was measured by not having to ice his body down after games and by scoring more than a single basket. To really love...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Zips get much-needed break before MAC slate begins

The Zips showed some character by rebounding from a frustrating 76-75 overtime home loss to Virginia Commonwealth, which made the Final Four last year, on Dec. 29. The hard-fought emotional loss didn't spill over to Akron's next game, with the Zips bouncing back by cruising to a 67-51 triumph at Marshall on Jan. 1.The Zips avoided entering Mid-American Conference play at...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Akron 87, Ark.-Pine Bluff 64

Zeke Marshall scored 21 points to help Akron beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 87-64 Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak for the Zips. Akron (3-5) took an 11-4 lead behind a Zeke Marshall jumper, which sparked a 19-9 run and gave the Zips a 30-13 lead with 1:44 to play in the first half. Marshall, who scored 10 points in the first half, capped the run with two free throws...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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