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Big MAC Attack


March Madness means nonstop college-hoops action. While it's pretty awesome to arm yourself with a brew and watch the games on a bar TV, there's nothing like scoping out the shoot-outs in person. Take the Akron Zips' matchup at home tonight against the rival Golden Flashes of Kent State, in the final regular-season game before the men's Mid-American Conference Tournament starts on Wednesday. On the women's side, the first round of MAC bracket play begins in Cleveland with games at 7 and 9:30 tonight, and noon and 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Q (100 Gateway Plaza; call 216-241-2121 or visit Both men's and women's championship matchups are scheduled for Saturday, March 15, to determine the conference's delegates to the NCAA tourney. Tip-off is at 7 tonight at James A. Rhodes Arena, 373 Carroll Street in Akron. Tickets are $7 to $15. Call 330-972-6920 or visit
Sun., March 9, 7 p.m., 2008

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