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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Asiah Dingle enters transfer portal after two seasons at Kent State

Women’s basketball sophomore guard Asiah Dingle announced Thursday afternoon on Twitter she will be transferring out of Kent State.“Thank you to Kent State for giving me the opportunity to experience...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball advances to MAC Tournament semifinals

Last year, Kent State took on Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals, and Kent State lost by 33 points.One year later, the Flashes found themselves in the same position, but with...

Women’s basketball heads to Cleveland for MAC Tournament this week

Last season, Kent State ‘s starters missed one game combined because of injury and illnesses.This season, the Flashes starting five missed five games and lost a key bench player early in Mid-American...

Head coach Todd Starkey swings from the net after he cuts it down on Mar. 4, 2020 to celebrate Kent State Womens basketball becoming the MAC East champions. Kent State University womens basketball beat Ohio University 81-77.

Women’s basketball tops Ohio University, clinches MAC East title

Kent State 81, Ohio 77, the scoreboard read.Redshirt senior guard Megan Carter climbed up the ladder beneath the basket, grabbed the scissors and cut a piece of the net down.“I’m so happy,” Carter...

Women’s basketball tops Bowling Green in 2OT

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 29, 2020

Freshman guard Katie Shumate received the inbounds pass from redshirt senior guard Megan Carter. Shumate dribbled toward the basket, was double teamed and passed the ball to cutting freshman forward Nila...

Sophomore Asiah Dingle (3) on a fast break to the hoop against Akron on Wed. Feb. 26, 2020. Kent State won 68-50 over the University of Akron.

Blackford grabs career-high in rebounds in Akron blowout

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 27, 2020

Freshman forward Nila Blackford returned to Kent State’s lineup in a big way Wednesday, grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds in the team’s 68-50 win over Akron.“It feels really good to be back playing...

Senior Megan Carter [31] scores a basket making the score 18-12 against Miami University on Sat. Feb. 22, 2020. Kent State University won 80-75 against Miami University.

Women’s basketball hangs on to beat Miami at home

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 22, 2020

With 4:58 to go, redshirt senior guard Megan Carter grabbed her 10th rebound, achieving her first career double-double in Kent State’s 80-75 win over Miami on Senior Day.“I actually surprised myself...

Women’s basketball falls to Central Michigan on the road

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 19, 2020

Kent State was tied with Mid-American Conference leader Central Michigan 25-25 after the first quarter. Each team was shooting at least 50 percent. The rest of the game, the Flashes shot 29 percent, and...

Sophomore Asiah Dingle makes her way to the hoop for a shot against Toledo at the M.A.C.C. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State won 87-68.

Shumate, Dingle lead women’s basketball past Toledo

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 15, 2020

Kent State and the University of Toledo were tied for fifth in the league going into Saturday’s game. The top four teams in Mid-American Conference receive a first round bye in the MAC Tournament. The...

Sophomore guard Hannah Young (32) drives the ball during the women’s basketball game on Feb. 12, 2020 against the the University of Akron. Kent State won the game 60-55.

Kent State victorious over Akron on the road

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 13, 2020

With 1:39 to go in the game, sophomore guard Hannah Young grabbed her sixth offensive rebound and dished it out to sophomore forward Lindsey Thall who drained the clutch triple to put Kent State up 54-53...

Blackford, Shumate offensive perfomance not enough in Kent State’s loss to Toledo

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 1, 2020

Kent State women’s basketball kept up with the University of Toledo in the first quarter Saturday afternoon, with both the Flashes and Rockets scoring 17 points.But a 22-point third quarter helped propel...

Freshman guard Katie Shumate (14) goes for a layup during the womens basketball game on Jan. 29, 2020. Kent State University won against Ball State University 69-68. 

Carter scores game winner in first start back from mono

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter January 29, 2020

With 10 seconds to go against Ball State Wednesday night, redshirt senior guard Megan Carter grabbed a loose ball, crossed behind her defender and drove toward the basket. She trickled the ball over the...

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