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Sophomore Anthony Roberts (15) attempts shot during the final half of game against Eastern Michigan on Mar. 9, 2020. Kent State won 86-76 allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals.

Anthony Roberts enters transfer portal

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor March 23, 2020

Kent State guard Anthony Roberts announced his decision to enter the transfer portal on Twitter Monday afternoon.It’s in all GOD’s hand 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/iG3W6awAZ1— Anthony J Roberts...

Kent State senior Antonio “Booman” Williams [4] drives to the basket against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. Kent State lost 79-76.

Williams’ shot selection, Santiago’s emergence, previewing Flashes’ first round matchup

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State’s rest and recent lineup changes could provide a different outcome on Monday night against Eastern Michigan. Here are five factors to watch heading into Kent State’s first round matchup:Driving...

Kent State senior Antonio “Booman” Williams [4] drives to the basket against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. Kent State lost 79-76.

‘Loose as a goose,’ Roberts returns, as Kent State loses at Akron

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 6, 2020

Kent State would have been the sixth seed regardless of Friday night’s outcome. The Flashes’ main concern laid elsewhere.“Loose as a goose, man,” coach Rob Senderoff said. “I have never cared...

Kent State sophomore Anthony Roberts [15] drives to the basket for a layup against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. Kent State lost 79-76.

Roberts return not enough, Kent State falls to Akron in final regular season game

The ball bounced into Antonio “Booman” Williams’ hands and he turned up the court, racing against the clock.With only 3.7 seconds left in Kent State men’s basketball’s matchup with the University...

Junior Danny Pippen [5] shoots a basket making the score 2-5 against Bowling Green State University on Tues. Mar. 3, 2020. Pippen was the highest scoring with a total of 24 points. Kent State won 83-69 against Bowling Green State  University.

Pippen, Williams lead Flashes to Senior Night victory

On Kent State men’s basketball senior night against Bowling Green State University, it was a junior who led the way.Danny Pippen, just four days after being ejected from a game, led the Flashes with...

Junior forward Danny Pippen [5] walks off the court after being ejected with five minutes left in the game at the M.A.C.C. against Ohio University on Feb. 28. Kent State lost 76-69.

Kent State fouls out in Athens

Owen MacMillan Sports reporter February 28, 2020

With 5:17 left in Kent State v. Ohio Univesity men’s basketball game, Danny Pippen walked off the floor, staring staight ahead into the visitor’s locker room.The officials handed Pippen a flagrant...

Senior guard Antonio “Booman” Williams (4) makes a layup to give Kent State a 29-24 lead against Miami University midway through the first half on Feb. 25, 2020. Kent State won 74-61 and Williams scored a game-high of 17 points.

Flashes dominate Miami, avenge first MAC loss of the season

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 25, 2020

Miami University men’s basketball team brought the ball up as the clock ran down to 16 seconds when Antonio “Booman” Williams of Kent State grabbed his second steal of the night.The Flashes’ senior...

Junior Danny Pippen (5) makes a layup to extend Kent State’s lead to 55-41 with 13:19 left against Miami University on Feb. 25, 2020. Kent State won 74-61 and Pippen scored 16 points in his return from a back injury.

Pippen’s return, best ball movement in MAC play, help snap Flashes’ two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 25, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen dunked the ball multiple times in the layup line.An impossible feat just four days ago after Pippen injured his back tying his shoe. He struggled to stand or sit up straight...

Senior Mitch Peterson [13] and senior Troy Simons [3] celebrate after Simons dunks, making the score 41-38 against Ohio Sat. Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State University won 87-72, as Simons scored a career-high 27 points.

Simons’ career-high, most 3-pointers since 2013 help Flashes snap two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Senior guard Troy Simons drove left and dunked the ball with his right hand. He walked towards the camera on the baseline, flexed and screamed after finishing through Lunden McDay, who tried to take a...

Senior Antonio Williams (4) runs down the court during the first half of the game on Friday Jan. 31, 2020. He scored 17 points and played defense against Loren Cristian Jackson in the second half, which helped Kent State secure a 68-67 win over Akron.

‘Gold Out’ shootout, Kent State tops Akron at home

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 31, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball team was down 67-66 with just 25.6 seconds left to play in the fight for the Wagon Wheel.The tension in the air of the M.A.C. Center was heavy as coach Rob Senderoff called...

“Mamba mentality” lifts Flashes out of early slump

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 28, 2020

Just 13 minutes into a rematch against the University of Toledo, the Kent State men’s basketball team was in dire straits.Down 21 points, coach Rob Senderoff was digging deep from the bench early and...

Students enjoy the many lunch options at Prentice Café during lunch time. 

Kent State marketing class collaborates on dining project

Students in Kent State’s customer analysis class are putting their education into action by working on a project with Pepsi on how to get commuters to eat at campus dining facilities.Taught by assistant...

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