New uniforms debut Saturday

The Zips basketball team's sleek new uniforms have drawn praise from fans and a whistle from the NCAA.

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  1. The all-black uniforms will debut on Saturday, when the Zips -- on an 11-game win streak -- play rival Ohio. Get your tickets before the game sells out!
  2. Got my ticket to go see the MAC East #1 seed University of Akron Zips (15-4) (11 game winning streak) versus the MAC East #2 seed Ohio University Bobcats (15-5) (7 game winning streak) to face off in a little game of basketball! Tip Off is set for Saturday, February 2nd, 5pm. James A. Rhodes Arena. Nationally televised did I mention? Lets do THIS. #collegebasketball #macbasketball #zipsnation #zipsmbb #bobcatsmbb #ticketstub
  3. So here are the new uniforms, with a @ZipsMBB Twitter handle.
  4. The savvy Zips marketing team spread the word to b-ball VIPs nationwide...
  5. But alas, the NCAA whistles the new jerseys. Foul called!
  6. So now the @ZipsMBB handle will be on shooting jerseys only. The Akron Beacon Journal captures the entire tale well.
  7. Be part of the story yourself. Get your tickets now! #theplacetobe #GoZips #ThinkBigger