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Kent Wired

Senior Antonio “Booman” Williams (4) makes a shot giving the Flashes a 7-3 lead against Eastern Michigan on Mar. 9, 2020. Kent State won 86-76 allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals. Williams was the second highest scorer with a total of 18 points.

Kent State solves Eastern Michigan’s zone en route to season-high assist total

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 9, 2020

'All it takes is four games, we’ve already got one of ‘em' Before senior guard Troy Simons dunked the ball to give Kent State an 82-74 lead with 44.2 seconds left, the Flashes had to solve Eastern...

Freshman Giovanni Santiago [11] makes a layup to give Kent State a 65-50 against Bowling Green on Mar. 3, 2020. Santiago scored six points on 3-for-3 shooting in 23 minutes. Kent State won 83-69. 

Pippen’s career-high, Williams and Beck’s contribution help Flashes sweep Bowling Green

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 4, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen tweaked his ankle after a rebound with 15:45 left.Less than 20 seconds later, he picked up an offensive foul and was subbed out. After an evaluation and time to gain his compussure,...

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.

Roberts’ absence, Pippen’s ejection limits Flashes in closing minutes at Ohio

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 28, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen elbowed Ohio forward Sylvester Ogbonda in the chest following a scrum for a rebound with five minutes left. The play was initially called a common foul, but after a five-minute...

Career highs from Roberts, Williams not enough, Flashes fall in 2OT

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 22, 2020

Behind a career scoring high from both senior guard Antonio Williams and sophomore guard Anthony Roberts, the Kent State men’s basketball team put up 98 points on Friday against the University at Buffalo.That...

Senior guard Antonio “Booman” Williams [4] dunks the basketball during the men’s basketball game on Feb. 21, 2020. Williams scored a career-high 34 points, but Kent State lost in double overtime to Buffalo 104-98.

Late turnovers, uncharacteristic Buffalo 3-point shooting extends Kent State’s losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 22, 2020

The shot, like Kent State’s chance at avoiding its third conference losing streak, was close. But eventually the shot fell off the rim and into the hands of a Buffalo defender. The Bulls’ following...

Junior forward Danny Pippen (5) attempts a shot against Akron on Jan. 31, 2020. Kent State University won 68-67, as Pippen scored a game-high 20 points.

Eastern Michigan’s stingy 2-3 zone holds Flashes under 50 points for first time since 2014

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 18, 2020

After scoring a conference-high 87 points on Saturday, Kent State followed with its lowest-scoring total in six seasons.The Flashes beat Ohio 87-72 four days ago, and four players scored in double digits....

Senior Antonio Williams (4) dribbles ball down the court during first half against Ohio University on Sat. Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State University won 87-72 against Ohio University.

Kent State rains 3s, OU can’t keep up

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 15, 2020

As the Ohio University men’s basketball team tried desperately to overcome a 16-point deficit with just under a minute left to play, Kent State’s senior guard Antonio Williams had no intention of letting...

Kent State’s offensive struggles continue: Five takeaways from Flashes’ second straight loss

Ian Kreider February 8, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen pulled up from the top of the arc.He’d hit two 3-pointers over a 34-second stretch near the four-minute mark to tie the game, 50-50. After a screen by senior guard Troy Simons,...

Senior forward Philip Whittington (25) attempts to make a shot during the mens basketball game on Feb. 4, 2020 against Ball State. Kent State lost 62-54. Whittington scored a game-high 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting.

Shots won’t fall, but Kent State does at home

Owen MacMillan Reporter February 5, 2020

Eight minutes and thirteen seconds into a game against Ball State University, the Kent State men’s basketball team was in a dominant position.After a layup made by junior forward Tervell Beck, the Flashes...

Senior forward Philip Whittington (25) attempts to make a shot during the mens basketball game on Feb. 4, 2020 against Ball State. Kent State lost 62-54. Whittington scored a game-high 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting.

Flashes lose their composure, squander Whittington’s best game in nearly two months, five takeaways from the loss to Ball State

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 5, 2020

Troy Simons committed a technical foul that gave Ball State a 52-45 lead with 9:10 left. The senior guard missed a 3-pointer, but felt he was fouled, and he adamantly expressed his feelings to the officials....

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,...

Antonio Williams (4) goes up for a layup against Toledos Luke Maranka (12) on Jan. 28 at the M.A.C.C.

“Mamba mentality: We stand together and we stay mentally strong”: Five takeaways from Kent State’s 21-point comeback win at Toledo

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 28, 2020

Kent State reverted to bad habits over the first 12 minutes of the game. The Flashes settled for pull-up jump shots instead of penetrating for easier looks.They allowed Toledo to score inside with little...

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