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Akron Zips

The intercollegiate athletic teams at the University of Akron are known as the Zips. Teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level and in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) for college football. Since 1992, the Zips have been members of the Mid-American Conference. The Zips name is unique in college athletics and comes from "zippers", rubber overshoes made by the BF Goodrich Company that were popular in the 1920s and 1930s. In 1925, a campus-wide contest had been conducted to choose a nickname for the university's athletic teams. Suggestions submitted by students, faculty, and alumni included Golden Blue Devils, Tip Toppers, Rubbernecks, Hillbillies...

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Offense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS 2,348 304
FG% 0.440 194
3PFG% 0.361 302
FT% 0.772 337
RO 259 193

Defense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
FG% AG. 0.400 315
3PFG% AG. 0.303 309
FT% AG. 0.669 328
RD 817 28

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James A. Rhodes Arena
Akron, Ohio, USA.
Capacity: 5,942