Deji Ibitayo

Akron Zips #4 - Guard

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 200
  • Seasons: SR

Akron's season was far from being a failure

The Zips fought through the pain, and won 21 games because of it.

Buffalo takes down gassed Akron, reaches final

Buffalo used fresh legs to outlast the Zips and move on to the MAC Tournament final against Central Michigan.

Scouting Akron after last night's win


I missed last night's MAC Tournament games, but just watched Akron-Kent to scout the Zips, who advanced to tonight's semifinal against UB with a 53-51 win. I hoped to draw some conclusions about...

Akron stuns Kent State with second-half heroics

It's not hard to put into words what the Kent State-Akron rivalry is like. The schools, just 13 miles apart, absolutely despise each other. When their respective teams come together on the floor,...

The MAC's best rivalry in the national spotlight

Akron goes to Kent State on Friday looking for some confidence with the tournament just around the corner.

Zips snap 4-game losing streak with win over Ohio

Antino Jackson took control of the game to lead the Zips to a much needed victory over rival Ohio.

Juice with another game-winning shot

21 points for Juice, but not a whole lot going for the Akron starters.

Zips out for revenge against Rockets

The Rockets laid a 17-point beating on Akron when these teams met in Toledo, but the Zips are hosting tonight and looking to flip the script.

MAC Basketball All-Star Weekend

With the NBA All-Star weekend getting underway tonight, we polled some of our writers

Willis' 31 points help Ohio hold on over Akron

The Bobcats might not have been the favorite, but as teams are finding out, anything can happen in the Convo. Javarez Willis dropped 31 (including 17 in a 4-minute stretch) to lead Ohio on an...

We're yelling at each other over #SaulBall

A brave Bobcat attempts to trump two Zips in this edition of Talkin' sMACk.

Joust at the Jar: Ball State vs. Akron

The Cardinals are in desperate need of a win as they head to Akron.