Brandon Hickey

Basketball Editor/Akron Team Manager

University of Akron Grad Student. Going to school to be a tax accountant, so I'm the most exciting person you'll ever meet. I know way too much about MAC basketball.


NIU Unveils New Basketball Court Design


Northern Illinois proved they are serious about their basketball programs today, putting down a brand new court in the Convocation Center. This is the first new court to go in since the Convo was built in 2002. The floor was originally used in the 2014 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The Huskies were 15-17 last year and 8-11 in MAC play.

Can Terry Bowden Lead Akron to Bowl Eligibility?


It's been eight years since the Akron Zips have been to a bowl game. Last year, they were mere feet away from reaching the magical six win mark. Will they be able to get there this year? We take a...

Wooden Legacy Bracket


Today ESPN revealed the bracket for the 2014 Wooden Legacy Tournament in Los Angeles, California. Western Michigan will face Long Beach State in the first round and then will take on the winner/loser of San Jose State and Washington. Long Beach State went 15-17 last year and missed out on the postseason.

Charleston Classic Bracket


Today ESPN revealed the bracket for the 2014 Charleston Classic in Charleston, South Carolina. Akron will be taking on USC in the first round and will play the winner of Drexel and Miami. The Trojans were awful last year, going 11-21 and missing out on the postseason entirely.

Diamond Head Classic Bracket


Today ESPN revealed the bracket for the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii. Ohio faces George Washington in the opening round and then will face the winner/loser of DePaul and Colorado. George Washington is coming off of a 24-9 season where they lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Miami Nonconference Schedule Breakdown


A trip to Cancun highlights the 2014 nonconference slate for the RedHawks, who look to move up to the top half of the league next season.

Akron Lands Ohio State Transfer Tommy Brown

The left tackle, originally from Akron, will try to seek a hardship waiver to play this season.

Zips Face Tough Tests On Road To Bowl Eligibility

The ultimate goal for the Akron Zips is to make it to a bowl game, and to do that they'll have to get through three pretty good teams in the nonconference schedule.

LeBron's Coming Home...To InfoCision?

LeBron James is coming back to Cleveland to hoop for the Cavaliers. But first he'll make an appearance at his Wheels for Education bike-a-thon event with a community-wide celebration to follow.

MAC NBA Summer League Day 8 Recap


The former Buffalo Bulls had pretty good games at the NBA Summer League on Friday, as both Javon McCrea and Mitchell Watt looked to leave their mark on their respective teams.

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