Akron announces 2012-2013 mens basketball schedule

Zips trip to Puerto Rico headlines schedule

AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron announced their 2012-2013 men's basketball schedule on Thursday.

Highlights of the schedule include 18 home games at Rhodes Arena and a trip to Puerto Rico for the 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off in mid November.

The 2012 Mid-American Conference regular season champions will start their season on October 31, 2012 with an exhibition game against Tiffin college followed by another exhibition game on November 3, 2012 against Malone college.

Following a road game at Coastal Carolina and a home game against John Carroll, the Zips travel to Puerto Rico to take on Oklahoma State on November 15, 2012.

The Zips open up Mid-American Conference play on January 9, 2013 when the Western Michigan Broncos visit Rhodes Arena.

Here is the entire 29012-2013 Akron Zips men's basketball schedule.

Wed., Oct. 31 – Tiffin#
Sat., Nov. 3 – Malone#
Fri., Nov. 9 – at Coastal Carolina
Mon., Nov. 12 – John Carroll
Thurs., Nov. 15 – vs. Oklahoma State^
Fri, Nov. 16 – TBD^
Sun., Nov. 18 – TBD^
Sun., Dec. 2 – Middle Tennessee
Sun., Dec. 9 – at Creighton
Sat., Dec. 15 – at Detroit
Tues., Dec. 18 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Sun., Dec. 23 – Cleveland State
Thurs., Dec. 27 – Texas Southern
Sun., Dec. 30 – Princeton
Wed., Jan. 2 – Coppin State
Wed., Jan. 9 – Western Michigan*
Sat., Jan. 12 – at Northern Illinois*
Wed., Jan. 16 – Ball State*
Sat., Jan. 19 – at Kent State*
Wed., Jan. 23 – at Toledo*
Sat., Jan. 26 – Buffalo*
Wed., Jan. 30 – at Bowling Green*
Sat., Feb. 2 – Ohio*
Tues., Feb. 5 – Central Michigan*
Sat., Feb. 9 – at Miami (Ohio)*
Wed., Feb. 13 – at Eastern Michigan*
Sat., Feb. 16 – Bowling Green*
TBD – Sears BracketBusters (H)
Wed., Feb. 27 – at Ohio*
Sat., March 2 – at Buffalo*
Tues., March 5 – Miami (Ohio)*
Fri./Sat., March 8/9 – Kent State*
March 11-16 – Mid-American Conference Tournament

# – Exhibition

^ – 2012 Puerto Rico Tip-Off

* – Mid-American Conference contest

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