HOUSTON, TX - The Akron Zips advanced to the second round of the 2017 National Invitational Tournament as they defeated the Houston Cougars 78-75 Wednesday night at Texas Southern University’s E&PE Arena.
With the victory, Akron (27-8) set a school record for victories and also ended a six-game losing streak in postseason play dating back to the 2008 NIT when they won at Florida State.
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