Pair of MAC Basketball Games Selected for Regional TV Package

Updated 2/12/2013


Cleveland, Ohio -- The Mid-American Conference announced today that upcoming men's & women's basketball games between Miami and Akron have been selected for the conference's March basketball television package on SportsTime Ohio. 
On the women's side, Akron (16-7, 7-3 MAC) will host Miami (14-9, 6-4 MAC) on Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. ET. This past Saturday, a wild offensive shootout saw Akron pull away in the final three minutes to take home the 84-77 victory over Miami. Akron's Rachel Tecca shot 61 percent from the field for a double-double of 29 points and 11 rebounds in the win. 
Akron's (19-4, 10-0 MAC) men's basketball team will welcome Miami (8-14, 3-7 MAC) to the J.A.R. on Tuesday, March 5 for a 7 p.m. ET tip. In their last meeting the Zips overcame a slow start to defeat the RedHawks, 54-50. The Zips are currently riding a 15-game winning streak, which is the longest active streak in the nation. Akron's 10-0 start in league play is the first in the MAC since Miami won 10-straight to open the 1983-84 league schedule.
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MAC Women's Basketball Upcoming TV -- Sunday, March 3
Miami at Akron, 2 p.m. ET (SportsTime Ohio)
MAC Men's Basketball Upcoming TV -- Tuesday, March 5
Miami at Akron, 7 p.m. ET (SportsTime Ohio)