NICK HARNEY NEWS

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 MAC...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron crumbles, WMU rallies for MAC semifinal win

CLEVELAND -- For the first time in eight years, Akron will not play for the Mid-American Conference tournament title. The Zips completely dominated the first 30 minutes of their Friday night MAC semifinal against top-seeded Western Michigan -- then completely crumbled over the next 15. It took overtime for Western Michigan to finish the job -- a banked in 3-pointer from well beyond...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron edges past Kent St. 58-54

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 14 points as Akron clinched a 58-54 win over Kent State on Friday night to close out the regular season at home and secure a No. 4 seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Treadwell shot just 4 of 14 from the floor, but made one of his baskets to snap a 51-51 tie with 2:22 left to play, and Nick Harney followed up with a layup...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 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 rallies past Eastern Michigan 52-48

Demetrius Treadwell scored 17 points and Nick Harney added 15 as Akron took its first lead of the game with 42 seconds remaining to beat Eastern Michigan 52-48 on Wednesday night. Akron (15-7, 7-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed by nine points at the half and was still down by the same margin after a dunk by Eastern Michigan's DaShonte Riley with 5:57 left to play. Quincy Diggs...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo ends losing streak to Akron 75-61

Julius Brown scored 25 points and J.D. Weatherspoon added a career-high 20 and grabbed 14 rebounds as Toledo beat Akron 75-61 on Saturday. It was Brown's second 20-plus game after hitting a last-second shot on Wednesday to lift Toledo to a two-point win over Buffalo. He made 4 of 9 3-pointers against Akron and all five of his free throws. Brown entered the game ranked fourth in...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron wins fifth straight, tops Miami (Ohio) 59-52

Demetrius Treadwell scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Akron topped Miami (Ohio) 59-52 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. Akron (11-5, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) trailed nearly the entire first half but took the lead early in the second and never fell behind again, leading by as many as 11 with less than 3 1/2 minutes remaining. Miami (5-9, 1-2) cut the...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron wins fifth straight, tops Miami (Ohio) 59-52

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Demetrius Treadwell scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Akron topped Miami (Ohio) 59-52 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. Akron (11-5, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) trailed nearly the entire first half but took the lead early in the second and never fell behind again, leading by as many as 11 with less than 3 minutes remaining. Miami (5...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron holds off Ball State 72-68

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Quincy Diggs scored 21 points and Akron held on to defeat Ball State 72-68 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night. Chris Bond made a 3-pointer for Ball State with 2.7 seconds remaining to cut the difference to three, 71-68. Akron's Nick Harney made one free throw and the Cardinals missed a long 3-point attempt to close out the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron surges late, puts away Oral Roberts 74-64

Quincy Diggs scored 19 points and Demetrius Treadwell had 18 with 11 rebounds as Akron put away Oral Roberts 74-64 Monday night. The Zips (4-2) broke a 52-all tie midway through the second half as Reggie McAdams drained two 3-pointers. Oral Roberts (5-6) cut the deficit to two after a Shawn Glover dunk, but Akron surged away from there with a 14-4 run capped off by a dunk from...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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