Brandon Hickey

  • joined Apr 25, 2011
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Graduate Student at The University of Akron. Avid Zips and Michigan State fan.

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Strapped In: PG Antino Jackson Commits to Akron

Keith Dambrot added some depth at the point guard position this week with the addition of Antino Jackson out of Houston, Texas.

Mark Alstork Transferring from Ball State

Alstork, a Dayton native, will be looking for a new place to call home next season. He averaged 5.6 points per game as a freshman last year for the Cardinals.

Western Michigan beats Toledo for MAC Championship


The Broncos laid it all on the line Saturday night at the Q and beat up on Toledo to take the MAC's spot in the NCAA Tournament.

FINAL: Toledo 59, Eastern Michigan 44


The MAC Tournament Final is set. It's going to be Western Michigan against Toledo for the right to go to the big dance.

Western Michigan Smothers Akron in OT


The Broncos advanced to their first MAC Tournament final since 2004 with a huge overtime victory over Akron.

MAC Basketball Pre-Tournament Power Rankings


The regular season is over and the first round of the MAC Tournament starts in an hour. Where do the teams stack up heading into the tournament?

The Road to Cleveland: How Did We Get Here?


The regular season is over and the MAC Tournament starts tomorrow. How did we end up where we did? Let's take a spin through the conference's regular season.

Akron Outlasts Kent State


The Zips needed to come out victorious in order to lock up a top-four seed in the MAC Tournament, and they did just that with a Senior Night victory over Kent State.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 17

It's the last week of the regular season, and we're thinking about the conference tournament. There's still a week to play though and some tough games await those in line for the top seeds.

Buffalo picks up big man Ikenna Smart


Bobby Hurley picked up his fourth commitment for next year in Ikenna Smart, a 6'10" center from Greensboro, North Carolina. Smart averages a double double, scoring thirteen points and grabbing thirteen rebounds per game. He didn't have many other offers but had interest from Drexel, Longwood and Presbyterian. Hurley's other commitments include top-100 point guard Lamontre Bearden, shooting guard Mory Diane and center Raheem Johnson. The Bulls will have one more scholarship to fill after the graduation of Jarod Oldham, Javon McCrea, Josh Freelove, Auraum Nuiriankh, and Corey Raley-Ross.

MAC Tournament Tiebreakers Explained


Let's wade through this mess and try to figure out which teams will be slotted in what seeds.

MAC Men's Basketball Power Rankings - Week 16


For the first time in awhile the #1 team in our power rankings stayed the same. This week brings us a 1-2 and a 3-4 match-up which will go a long way in determining who gets the top four seeds and...

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 15


Yet another #1 falls as Toledo loses big to Eastern Michigan. Who steps in to fill the #1 spot?

Demetrius Treadwell Wills Akron to Win over NIU

"Tree" had a career game, and being down two primary scorers, Akron needed every bit of it to beat Northern Illinois.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 14


We have a new team in the top spot of the power rankings after Ohio's loss to Western Michigan. Plus, we take a closer look at the Bobcats' struggles and what could happen in the next few weeks.

Justin Drummond suspended after DUI

Toledo's leading scorer will miss Wednesday's game against Ohio after getting booked with a DUI Saturday night.

Buffalo Controls Second Half in Win over CMU


The Bulls used a 10-2 spurt in the second half to put away the Chippewas in Mt. Pleasant. Javon McCrea had a career night, scoring 25 points and collecting 20 rebounds.

Toledo Takes Out Rival Bowling Green

The Rockets used a 35-8 free throw disparity to knock off the Falcons at Savage Arena. Toledo moves to 7-2 in the MAC and is a full game up on Western Michigan in the West.

MAC Hoops Gets Two Teams in Mid-Major Top Ten

Ohio moved up four spots after the big win over Toledo while the Rockets fell just two. Akron didn't lose much ground either after a 1-1 week. The MAC and the West Coast Conference were the only...

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 13

We have a new number one in the power rankings this week, and if what happens the last time they were in the top spot happens again, they won't be number one next week.

Akron Obliterates Ball State on Memorable Night

It really wasn't about the game on Wednesday night between Akron and Ball State. It was to show support to Akron DOBO Dan Peters, who is fighting pancreatic cancer. The "Purple Out" was a success,...

Mid-Season Report Card: Central Michigan Chippewas

The Chips haven't won a game yet this year. Is more losing on the horizon, or can they turn it around?

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 12


Eastern Michigan falls after an 0-2 week and Akron solidifies their spot in the top three.

Akron holds off pesky Central Michigan


Blake Hibbitts did his best but it just wasn't enough as Akron hit some clutch threes late to pull away.

Ohio Completes Massive Comeback in Win over EMU


It didn't start out well, but Ohio pulled out a gritty road win over Eastern Michigan to improve their record to 4-2 in MAC play.

MAC Basketball Saturday Open Thread


Basketball starts at 11am today with Ohio-Eastern Michigan and continues throughout the day with three other men's games and two women's games.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 11

Five teams are tied at 3-1 and do not seem to have any difference between them. Let's try to make a little sense of this mess at the top of the standings.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 10


We have a new team in the top spot of our power rankings, courtesy and a huge road victory and a loss by the former #1.

Toledo Rebounds with win over Central Michigan

It was a little closer than expected, but Toledo notched their first conference win of the season at home over Central Michigan.

MAC Basketall and Hockey Open Thread


Come join us to talk MAC basketball and hockey! We've got two basketball games on tap tonight and a few hockey contests as well.

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