Nick Harney led Akron with 15 points as the Zips defeated Western Michigan 65-43 in each team’s Mid-American Conference opener Wednesday night.
Western Michigan has hired 32-year-old Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant P.J. Fleck, making him the youngest coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Trey Burke had 20 points and seven assists, and No. 3 Michigan eased past Western Michigan for a 73-41 victory Tuesday night.
Western Kentucky is heading to its first bowl since joining college football’s top tier in 2009.
Western Michigan is looking for a new football coach.
The National Collegiate Hockey Conference is expected to hold its postseason tournament at Target Center.
Police say the crash happened early Sunday morning at an I-196 off-ramp in the Grand Rapids suburb of Wyoming.
Matt Stainbrook, a 6-foot-9 starting center at Western Michigan last season, is transferring to Xavier.
Mike Douglas scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, leading Western Michigan to a 71-54 win over Northern Illinois in the second round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
There was an extra buzz downtown Tuesday. There was even a reported traffic jam that wasn’t related to work or holiday shopping.