2020-2021 Akron Zips

2020-2021 Akron Zips Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Ali Ali So F 6-8 206 Mar 8, 2001 Kuala Lumpur United States East Noble High School
21 Aziz Bandago Fr FC 7-0 225 Jan 18, 2001 Joal Fadiout Senegal NBA Academy Africa
11 Garvin Clarke Fr SG 6-0 180 - Euclid (OH) United States Cleveland Heights High School
33 Taylor Currie So C 6-8 225 - Worthington (OH) United States Clarkston High School
3 Maishe Dailey Sr SG 6-7 195 Feb 8, 1998 Beachwood (OH) United States Beachwood High School
22 Mikal Dawson So SG 6-5 220 Jan 30, 2000 Huntington (WV) United States Huntington Prep
0 Tre Edwards Fr GF 6-6 188 Dec 15, 2000 Hamilton Canada Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
25 Enrique Freeman So F 6-7 205 Jul 29, 2000 Cleveland (OH) United States St. Martin de Porres High School
1 Loren Cristian Jackson Sr PG 5-8 150 Dec 15, 1996 Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
4 Jermaine Marshall So F 6-6 220 May 2, 2000 Birmingham (AL) United States Hueytown High School
5 Camron Reece Sr F 6-7 228 Feb 14, 1999 Oakland (CA) United States Oakland Technical High School
25 Lepear Toles Jr SG 6-6 195 Oct 7, 1997 Canton (OH) United States Timken High School
2 Greg Tribble So PG 6-1 192 Aug 28, 2001 Cincinnati (OH) United States Winton Woods High School
12 Bryan Trimble, Jr. Jr SG 6-2 216 Jun 26, 1998 Kansas City (KS) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
14 Scott Walter So PG 5-10 173 Dec 27, 1999 Akron (OH) United States St. Vincent St. Mary High School
13 Michael Wynn Jr SG 6-6 210 Dec 3, 1998 Charlotte (NC) United States Liberty Heights Athletic Institute

Recent Akron Zips History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 15-8 (12-6) 2nd (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2019-2020 24-7 (14-4) 1st (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 17-16 (8-10) 7th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 14-18 (6-12) 11th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 27-9 (14-4) 1st (MAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 26-9 (13-5) 1st (MAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 21-14 (9-9) 7th (MAC) 4th Rnd N/A
2013-2014 21-13 (12-6) 4th (MAC) 4th Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 26-7 (14-2) 1st (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-12 (13-3) 1st (MAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 23-13 (9-7) 5th (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 24-11 (12-4) 2nd (MAC) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2008-2009 23-13 (10-6) 3rd (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 23-12 (11-5) 3rd (MAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 26-7 (13-3) 2nd (MAC) Runner Up N/A
2005-2006 23-10 (14-4) 2nd (MAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 19-10 (11-7) 2nd (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 13-15 (7-11) 9th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-14 (9-9) 6th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2020-2021 Akron Zips Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Loren Cristian Jackson MAC Player of the Week (Dec 28, 2020)
Loren Cristian Jackson MAC Player of the Week (Jan 4, 2021)
Loren Cristian Jackson NABC All-District (14) First Team
Bryan Trimble, Jr. NABC All-District (14) Second Team
Loren Cristian Jackson All-MAC First Team
Bryan Trimble, Jr. All-MAC Honorable Mention
Enrique Freeman MAC All-Defensive Team

2020-2021 Akron Zips Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Jackson G. Tribble B. Trimble, Jr. E. Freeman A. Ali
Rotation   M. Wynn M. Dailey   C. Reece
Rotation   M. Dawson      
Lim PT S. Walter G. Clarke J. Marshall   A. Bandago
Lim PT   L. Toles T. Edwards   T. Currie

2020-2021 Akron Zips Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Loren Cristian Jackson 23 35.2 22.3 3.1 6.1 1.0 0.0 3.0
Bryan Trimble, Jr. 23 28.3 12.0 2.1 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.9
Enrique Freeman 23 22.4 7.9 9.2 0.3 0.5 1.9 1.5
Ali Ali 23 24.2 7.2 3.4 1.3 0.3 0.3 1.3
Camron Reece 23 16.4 6.4 4.5 0.4 0.3 0.7 1.5
Maishe Dailey 21 24.0 6.0 3.4 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.9
Michael Wynn 18 12.6 4.7 2.7 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.7
Mikal Dawson 23 13.2 4.3 2.2 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.4
Greg Tribble 21 18.3 4.2 1.9 1.2 0.4 0.1 1.0
Jermaine Marshall 17 7.8 2.5 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.4
Garvin Clarke 22 6.3 2.4 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.2
Taylor Currie 6 2.7 1.5 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tre Edwards 5 2.2 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aziz Bandago 7 2.1 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
Scott Walter 3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Akron Zips Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Groce Head Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Illinois, 2012 to 2017)
Dustin Ford Associate Head Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Illinois, 2012 to 2017)
Rob Fulford Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Missouri, 2014 to 2017)
Robby Pridgen Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Robert Morris, 2009 to 2017)
Evann Baker Video Coordinator 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (Penn State, 2015 to 2017)
Larry Williams Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Tim Campbell Director of Strength and Conditioning 2014-2015 N/A
Cole Pittis Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Eastern Florida State College, 2016 to 2017)
Sean Carroll Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant (Akron, 2018 to 2019)
Bill Droddy Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A
Max Elder Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 N/A
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