List of Akron Zips men's basketball seasons

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The Akron Zips college basketball team competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, representing the University of Akron in the Mid-American Conference. The Zips have played their home games at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio since 1983.

Seasons[edit]

Conference division champions Conference champions* Conference tournament champions Postseason berth
Season Head coach Conference Season results Conference tournament
result
Postseason result
Final AP Poll
Overall Conference
Wins Losses  % Wins Losses  % Finish
Buchtel College
1901–02 No Coach Independent[ref 1] 2 2 .500
1902–03 Independent 4 4 .500
1903–04 Independent 3 7 .300
1904–05 Earl Williams Independent 8 6 .571
1905–06 Independent 6 7 .462
1906–07 Independent 5 2 .714
1907–08 Independent 4 5 .444
1908–09 Dwight Bradley Independent 1 0 1.000
Walter East Independent 5 7 .417
1909–10 Clarence Weed Independent 5 3 .625
1910–11 Frank Haggerty Independent 8 4 .667
1911–12 Independent 6 3 .667
1912–13 Independent 7 1 .875
1913–14 Independent 6 6 .500
Akron Zips
1914–15 Frank Haggerty Independent 3 9 .250
1915–16 Fred Sefton Independent 5 5 .500
1916–17 Independent 14 2 .875
1917–18 Independent 9 4 .692
1918–19 Independent 14 0 1.000
1919–20 Independent 12 2 .857
1920–21 Independent 11 2 .846
1921–22 Independent 5 8 .385
1922–23 Independent 12 1 .923
1923–24 Ohio Athletic[ref 2] 10 3 .769 9 3 .750 6th
1924–25 James Coleman Ohio Athletic 8 5 .615 8 5 .615 6th
1925–26 Fred Sefton Ohio Athletic 6 7 .462 6 4 .600 6th
1926–27 Ohio Athletic 7 6 .538 7 5 .583 7th
1927–28 Red Blair Ohio Athletic 8 5 .615 7 5 .583 7th
1928–29 Ohio Athletic 12 3 .800 12 2 .857 2nd
1929–30 Ohio Athletic 11 3 .786 10 3 .769 2nd
1930–31 Ohio Athletic 4 9 .308 3 8 .272 10th
1931–32 Ohio Athletic 8 7 .533 7 7 .500 6th
1932–33 Ohio Athletic 11 3 .786 10 3 .769 3rd
1933–34 Ohio Athletic 15 1 .938 14 1 .933 1st*
1934–35 Ohio Athletic 12 3 .800 12 3 .800 2nd
1935–36 Ohio Athletic 7 5 .583 8 6 .571 10th
1936–37 Paul Bixler Independent 8 5 .615
1937–38 Independent 13 5 .722
1938–39 Independent 10 5 .667
1939–40 Thomas Dowler Independent 9 14 .391
1940–41 Russell Beichly Independent 13 6 .684
1941–42 Independent 15 3 .833
1942–43 Independent 18 4 .818 NAIA First Round[ref 3]
1943–44 Independent 10 5 .667
1944–45 Ohio Athletic 21 2 .913 12 0 1.000 1st*
1945–46 Ohio Athletic 19 5 .792 11 2 .846 1st*
1946–47 Ohio Athletic 17 10 .630 9 3 .750 2nd
1947–48 Ohio Athletic 15 9 .625 7 5 .583 8th
1948–49 Ohio Athletic 16 6 .727 5 4 .556 6th Champion†[note 1]
1949–50 Ohio Athletic 16 9 .640 4 1 .800 2nd
1950–51 Ohio Athletic 3 20 .130 1 5 .167 11th
1951–52 Ohio Athletic 4 20 .167 2 7 .222 12th
1952–53 Ohio Athletic 17 7 .708 10 1 .909 1st*
1953–54 Ohio Athletic 10 11 .476 7 4 .636 6th
1954–55 Ohio Athletic 17 5 .773 9 4 .692 5th
1955–56 Ohio Athletic 18 5 .783 11 1 .917 1st*
1956–57 Ohio Athletic 18 7 .720 9 3 .750 4th
1957–58 Ohio Athletic 20 6 .769 12 0 1.000 1st* NCAA DII Regional Finalist[ref 4]
1958–59 Ohio Athletic 21 2 .913 10 1 .909 2nd
1959–60 Tony Laterza Ohio Athletic 17 8 .680 8 3 .727 3rd Finalist[ref 5]
1960–61 Ohio Athletic 18 7 .720 9 3 .750 3rd Finalist
1961–62 Ohio Athletic 18 6 .750 10 4 .714 4th Finalist
1962–63 Ohio Athletic 22 3 .880 12 2 .857 3rd Finalist
1963–64 Ohio Athletic 24 7 .774 11 3 .785 3rd Champion† NCAA DII National Finalist
1964–65 Ohio Athletic 21 7 .750 12 2 .857 1st* Champion† NCAA DII Quarterfinals
1965–66 Ohio Athletic 24 4 .857 11 2 .846 1st* Champion† NCAA DII Semifinals
1966–67 Independent 20 5 .800 NCAA DII Regional Finalists
1967–68 Independent 14 12 .538
1968–69 Wyatt Webb Independent 8 18 .308
1969–70 Independent 12 11 .522
1970–71 Independent 20 6 .769 NCAA DII First Round
1971–72 Independent 26 5 .839 NCAA DII National Finalist
1972–73 Independent 22 5 .815 NCAA DII Quarterfinals
1973–74 Independent 18 6 .750
1974–75 Independent 20 9 .689 NCAA DII Quarterfinals
1975–76 Alex Adams Independent 10 14 .417
1976–77 Ken Cunningham Independent 13 12 .520
1977–78 Mid-Continent[note 2] 9 18 .333 1 6 .143
1978–79 Mid-Continent 10 17 .370 2 8 .200
1979–80 Independent[note 3] 10 14 .417
1980–81 Bob Rupert Ohio Valley[ref 6] 8 18 .308 5 9 .357 6th
1981–82 Ohio Valley 7 19 .269 3 13 .188 8th
1982–83 Ohio Valley 14 15 .482 7 7 .500 4th Finalist[ref 7]
1983–84 Ohio Valley 8 19 .296 3 11 .214 8th
1984–85 Bob Huggins Ohio Valley 12 14 .462 6 8 .429 6th
1985–86 Ohio Valley 22 8 .733 10 4 .714 1st* Champion† NCAA First Round[ref 8]
1986–87 Ohio Valley 21 9 .700 9 5 .643 2nd Semifinals NIT First Round[ref 9]
1987–88 Independent 21 7 .750
1988–89 Independent 21 8 .724 NIT First Round
1989–90 Coleman Crawford Independent 16 12 .571
1990–91 Mid-Continent[ref 10] 15 13 .536 6 10 .375 7th Quarterfinals
1991–92 Mid-Continent 16 12 .571 10 6 .625 2nd Quarterfinals
1992–93 Mid-American[ref 11] 8 18 .308 3 15 .167 10th
1993–94 Mid-American 8 18 .308 2 16 .111 10th
1994–95 Mid-American 8 18 .308 4 14 .222 9th
1995–96 Dan Hipsher Mid-American 3 23 .115 0 18 .000 10th
1996–97 Mid-American 8 18 .308 6 12 .333 9th
1997–98 Mid-American 17 10 .630 13 5 .722 1st-East* Quarterfinals[ref 12]
1998–99 Mid-American 18 9 .667 12 6 .667 3rd-East Quarterfinals
1999–00 Mid-American 17 11 .607 11 7 .611 3rd-East First Round
2000–01 Mid-American 12 16 .429 9 9 .500 6th-East First Round
2001–02 Mid-American 10 21 .323 5 13 .278 7th-East Quarterfinals
2002–03 Mid-American 14 14 .500 9 9 .500 3rd-East First Round
2003–04 Mid-American 13 15 .464 7 11 .389 5th-East First Round
2004–05 Keith Dambrot Mid-American 19 10 .655 11 7 .611 4th-East Quarterfinals
2005–06 Mid-American 23 10 .670 14 4 .778 2nd-East Semifinals NIT Second Round[ref 13]
2006–07 Mid-American 26 7 .788 13 3 .813 1st-East* Finalist
2007–08 Mid-American 24 11 .686 11 6 .647 2nd-East Finalist NIT Second Round
2008–09 Mid-American 23 13 .639 10 6 .625 3rd-East Champion NCAA First Round
2009–10 Mid-American In Progress

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ One OAC tournament was played in 1949, and then the tournaments returned in 1960. Full results are only available from 1970 to the present.
  2. ^ Mid-Continent Conference (now known as The Summit League) results are only available from its establishment as a Division I conference in 1982 to the present.
  3. ^ Akron's first year competing in NCAA Division I

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Records and History" (PDF). 2009–10 University of Akron Men’s Basketball Media Guide. Akron, Ohio: Akron Media Relations. p. 69. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  2. ^ Rickel, Lindsay. "All-Time OAC Standings" (PDF). Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Media Guide 2007–2008. Twinsburg, Ohio: Ohio Athletic Conference. pp. 37–48. Retrieved November 21, 2009.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  3. ^ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2009 NAIA National Championship Press Book. Kansas City, Missouri: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. pp. 67–84. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Division II Championship" (PDF). Official 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Record Book. Indianapolis, Indiana: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 213–219. ISSN 1089-5280. Retrieved November 21, 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ Rickel, Lindsay. "OAC Tournament Information" (PDF). Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball media Guide 2007–2008. Twinsburg, Ohio: Ohio Athletic Conference. pp. 26–29. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Men's Basketball Year-by-Year Final Standings" (PDF). 2009–10 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Media Guide. Brentwood, Tennessee: Ohio Valley Conference. pp. 54–55. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Men's Basketball Tournament All-Time Results" (PDF). 2009–10 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Media Guide. Brentwood, Tennessee: Ohio Valley Conference. pp. 74–75. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Division I Championship" (PDF). Official 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Record Book. Indianapolis, Indiana: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 198–203. ISSN 1089-5280. Retrieved November 21, 2009. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Tournament Results (1980s)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 21, 2009. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Year-by-Year Summaries" (PDF). 2009–10 Summit League Men's Basketball Guide. The Summit League. October 20, 2009. pp. 62–76. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Year-By-Year Standings" (PDF). 2009–10 MAC Men’s Basketball Record Book. Mid-American Conference. November 11, 2009. pp. 75–78. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  12. ^ "MAC Tournament History" (PDF). 2009–10 MAC Men’s Basketball Record Book. Mid-American Conference. November 11, 2009. pp. 84–88. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Tournament Results (2000s)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 21, 2009. [dead link]