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Former KSU athlete and All-MAC honoree returns as director of basketball operations

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter July 22, 2022

Paige Salisbury returned to Kent State University as director of basketball operations in May 2022 after being on the coaching staff of Lake Erie College for three seasons. "Coming back to Kent...

Alexa Golden drives past Butlers Kristen Spolyar in the second half of Kent States WNIT Second Round matchup. Golden scored 11 points in her final game for Kent State. March 23, 2019.

Alexa Golden rising rapidly on Kent State’s coaching staff

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter October 15, 2020

Alexa Golden played her last game on Kent State University women’s basketball team on March 23, 2019. She finished with 11 points and eight rebounds in 38 minutes played during the team’s 70-52 loss...

College doesn’t equal stress: Learning to relax in college

Lydia Taylor (Thrive collab) July 31, 2020

“School is everything.”This might be a common phrase that you hear once you get into college, and the people saying that aren’t necessarily wrong. You’re here for a purpose: to achieve your goals...

Freshman guard Hannah Young dribbles during the first half of Kent States matchup against NIU on Wednesday, Jan 9, 2018. Kent State won, 87-78. 

Poole’s career-high leads Flashes to statement win against NIU

Henry Palattella January 9, 2019

After Kent State’s 92-38 drubbing of Clarion on Dec. 31, Kent State women’s basketball coach Todd Starkey praised the state of the Mid-American Conference, calling his first three years in the conference...

Junior guard Alexa Golden drives through the Bowling Green defense during Kent States 81-57 victory Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. [FILE]

‘Superwoman’ Hooks’ hands Flashes second loss to Ohio in as many weeks

Ian Kreider February 22, 2018

Kent State (11-16, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) was looking for a spark to ignite its season, but that light grew ever more dim after Wednesday night’s loss in Athens.The Flashes lost a barn burner,...

Senior forward Jordan Korinek drives to the hoop for two of her career-high 36 points against Bowling Green on Jan. 31, 2018. Kent State won the game, 81-57. [FILE]

Bulls run wild in big win over Kent State

Ian Kreider February 8, 2018

Kent State senior forward Jordan Korinek picked up two quick fouls Wednesday night, which set the tone early in the game.Buffalo (18-4, 9-2 Mid-American Conference) finished the first quarter on a 14-0...

Megan Carter shoots a layup against Ball State. Carter finished with seven points in a 79-58 loss on Jan. 20, 2018.

Struggling Flashes can’t overcome slow start in loss to Ball State

Cameron Hoover January 20, 2018

It’s a story Kent State (9-10, 2-5 Mid-American Conference) has heard all too often this season:Unforced turnovers and poor three-point shooting sunk the Flashes again as the team dropped its third straight...

Kent State senior guard Alexa Golden is fouled on a drive to the basket against Detroit Mercy Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Flashes won the game, 82-74. [FILE]

Women’s basketball loses despite strong defensive performance

Scott Lendak December 10, 2017

Coming into Saturday's matchup against the Kent State women's basketball team, Michigan senior guard Katelynn Flaherty was the sixth best scorer in the country, averaging just over 23 points per game. Kent...

Alexa Golden, Sophomore point guard dribbles past the University of Miami defense in a game at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 1, 2017. The Golden Flashes won 84 to 66.

Kent State secures second place in MAC East

Henry Palattella February 1, 2017

At halftime of Kent State's Tuesday tilt against Miami (OH), Kent State head coach Todd Starkey needed a minute. Starkey's team was already in the process of shuffling off the court into the locker room,...

Redshirt freshman guard Megan Carter looks away after making a behind the back pass against Bowling Green State University on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the M.A.C. Center. Carter hit the game winning shot to lead the Flashes over the Falcons, 80-78.

Flashes sneak past Bowling Green on Carter’s game-winner

Henry Palattella January 28, 2017

Correction: An earlier version of this article stated the game against Miami (OH University would occur Tuesday. The game occurred Wednesday, Feb. 1.The Kent State women’s basketball team added yet another...

Junior forward Jordan Korinek of the Kent State womens basketball team drives to the basket during a game on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 in the M.A.C Center.

Kent State steps up defensively in upset of MAC favorite Ohio

Henry Palattella January 14, 2017

After the Kent State women’s basketball team's narrow 98-97 loss to Northern Illinois University on Wednesday, head coach Todd Starkey empathized how he felt that the Flashes needed to step up their...

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