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Senior Philip Whittington (25) goes up for a shot against Akron at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Whittington finished with 11 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds. He scored the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left to give Kent State the 68-67 win.

Whittington’s go-ahead layup gives Kent State its third straight win, five takeaways from Kent State’s win over Akron

Ian Kreider sports reporter February 1, 2020

Senior forward Philip Whittington checked into the game for the first time in nearly six minutes.He stood near the hoop ready for senior guard Antonio Williams to drive. Williams drove hard to the rim,...

Jaylin Walker poses after making a three-pointer during Kent States 67-65 loss at Akrons James A. Rhodes Arena on March 2, 2018. 

Flashes enter postseason after Wagon Wheel loss at Akron

Cameron Hoover March 2, 2018

Kent State was held without a field goal for the final 6:02 and scoreless for the last 3:38 as the Flashes offense faltered down the stretch in a 67-65 slugfest loss to crosstown rival Akron Friday night.The...

Junior guard Jaylin Walker chases a loose ball during Kent States 78-68 win over Akron on Feb. 17, 2018. Walker scored a season-high 27 points in the win.

Flashes gear up for Wagon Wheel showdown with playoff positioning at stake

Cameron Hoover March 2, 2018

As if the game needed any extra drama, Kent State (15-15, 9-8 Mid-American Conference) will travel to James A. Rhodes arena at 7 p.m. Friday to take on crosstown rivals Akron (12-17, 5-12 MAC) with potential...

Kent State guard Jaylin Walker drives to the hoop during the Flashes 78-68 win over Akron on Feb. 17, 2018. Walker scored a season-high 27 points in the win.

Walker, Avery propel Kent State to Wagon Wheel victory

Cameron Hoover February 17, 2018

Kent State coach Rob Senderoff only needed a few words to sum up junior point guard Jalen Avery’s performance down the stretch against crosstown rivals Akron Saturday.“Big time.”Avery’s heroics,...

Akrons Demetrius Treadwell, right, takes a second-half shot as Ohios Darius Holsten defends in the Mid-AmericanTournament championship game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Zips won, 65-46. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/MCT)

AP: Akron suspends top player Treadwell

Associated Press November 17, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Senior forward Demetrius Treadwell has been suspended indefinitely by Akron for a violation of the school's student-athlete code of conduct.The school did not give any specifics about...

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