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Akron to have social media night vs Ohio

Updated: January 28, 2013, 11:23 PM ET
Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio -- Akron plans to make its big home game against Mid-American Conference rival Ohio on Saturday social media night at James A. Rhodes Arena, but NCAA rules prohibit the Zips from wearing the team's Twitter handle on the backs of their jerseys.

The school released a statement Monday about its promotion. The school says it asked the NCAA if it would be permissible for the players to wear jerseys with (at)ZipsMBB on the back. The NCAA said no.

Instead, the Zips will have ...

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