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Akron University extends Men’s Basketball Head Coach Groce through 2030 season

Led the Zips to a MAC tournament title last season
FILE - Akron head coach John Groce looks up from the bench during the first half of a...
FILE - Akron head coach John Groce looks up from the bench during the first half of a first-round NCAA college basketball tournament game against UCLA, Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Portland, Ore. Akron extended coach John Groce's contract through the 2029-30 season on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)(Craig Mitchelldyer | AP)
Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 8:09 PM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) -Akron has extended Men’s basketball head coach John Groce through the 2029-30 season.

Groce is coming off a season where he led the Zips to a MAC tournament title propelling them into the NCAA Tournament.

The Zips were a No. 13 seed and lost 57-53 in the first round to fourth-seeded UCLA.

Groce’s previous deal was to expire after the 2026 season.

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