The University of Akron formally introduced John Groce as its new Head Basketball Coach Thursday. Groce, who previously served as Head Coach at Illinois and Ohio, inherits a team that won 27 games in 2016-17 under Keith Dambrot before he left for Duquesne.
Groce joined Jasen shortly after his introduction to talk about his plans for Zips Basketball.
The University of Akron has hired its new men's basketball coach.
John Groce is the new man in charge of the Zips, as he replaces the departed Keith Dambrot, who left to coach Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
George Thomas from the Akron Beacon Journal spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk about the hire. Groce comes from the University of Illinois where he coached from 2012-17.
For the full interview, click here.