2010–11 Akron Zips men's basketball team

The 2010–11 Akron Zips men's basketball team represented the University of Akron during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Zips, led by seventh year head coach Keith Dambrot, played their home games at the James A. Rhodes Arena as members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference(MAC). They finished the season 23–13, 9–7 in MAC play to finish in fourth place in the East Division. They won the MAC Tournament after defeating Kent State in overtime in the championship game.[1] They received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as a fifteen seed in the southeast regional where they lost in the first round to the #2 seeded Notre Dame.[2]

2010–11 Akron Zips men's basketball
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MAC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second round
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2010–11 record23–13 (9–7 MAC)
Head coachKeith Dambrot (7th season)
Assistant coachRick McFadden
Assistant coachCharles Thomas
Assistant coachTerry Weigand
Home arenaJames A. Rhodes Arena
Seasons
2010–11 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Kent State 12 4   .750     25 12   .676
Miami 11 5   .688     16 17   .485
Ohio 9 7   .563     19 16   .543
Akron 9 7   .563     23 13   .639
Bowling Green 8 8   .500     14 19   .424
Buffalo 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
West
Western Michigan 11 5   .688     21 13   .618
Ball State 10 6   .625     19 13   .594
Central Michigan 7 9   .438     10 21   .323
Northern Illinois 5 11   .313     9 21   .300
Eastern Michigan 5 11   .313     9 22   .290
Toledo 1 15   .063     4 28   .125
Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Defensive stand gives Akron MAC title over Kent St. in OT". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Notre Dame holds off Akron, advances to round of 32". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 24, 2014.