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Women’s basketball receives new head coach

Stephen Means April 19, 2016

Kent State officially announced that Todd Starkey, the former assistant coach of Indiana University's women's basketball coach, has been named as the head coach of the Kent State's women's basketball team.Starkey...

Women’s basketball continues to struggle in loss to Western Michigan

Kyle Samec January 14, 2016

Kent State (3-11, 0-4 Mid-American Conference) turnover troubles plagued the team once again Wednesday night as the Flashes surrendered the ball 21 times in a 73-53 loss to Western Michigan (10-6, 2-2...

Freshman guard Alexa Golden drives around a player from Malone University on Saturday, Nov. 28. 2015. The Flashes defeated Malone at the MACC 73-59.

Korinek’s career night leads Flashes in victory

Ty Sugick November 29, 2015

Kent State women’s basketball won its second game of the season behind the strong play of sophomore forward Jordan Korinek and junior guard Chelsi Watson. The Flashes (2-3) knocked off the (2-2)...

Sophomore gaurd Naddiyah Cross protects the ball from a player on Colgate Universitys team during the womens basketball game at the MACC. The Flashes won the game 76-71. Nov. 15, 2015.

Women’s basketball knocks off Colgate

Ty Sugick November 15, 2015

Coach Danielle O’Banion and the Flashes start the season on a positive note as they took down Colgate 76-71 on Sunday afternoon.In the first half, the Flashes shot under 30 percent from the field as...

Women’s basketball team welcomes nine newcomers

Ty Sugick November 6, 2015

After a long offseason, the Kent State women’s basketball team will return to action on Sunday.The Flashes finished 5-25 last season, as the team faced a multitude of setbacks, from preseason injuries...

Kent State redshirt senior center CiCi Shannon tries to hold onto the ball through tough Ohio University defenders during their game in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. 

Kent State falls to conference leader Ohio University

Quentin Smith March 5, 2015

The Kent State women’s basketball team entered the game Wednesday night looking to jump back into the win column after dropping its previous two games; however, that would be a tall order for the Flashes,...

Senior center CiCi Shannon tries to pass the ball through heavy Miami defensive coverage in the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The flashes were only down by 6 at the half, but fell flat the second half to fall to Redhawks 69-53, dropping their record to 3-19.

Women’s basketball drops last-second heartbreaker

Quentin Smith February 25, 2015

Box ScoreThe Kent State women’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with in-state rival Akron on Wednesday night. The game was even all night as both teams took turns making scoring runs.But a late shift...

Kent State Flashes senior guard Mikell Chinn heads off against Buffalo Bulls junior forward Kristen Sharkey. The Flashes lost 59-57.

Women’s basketball drops heartbreaker on the road

Quentin Smith February 19, 2015

Box scoreRiding high from its game-winning victory on Saturday, the Kent State women’s basketball team traveled to Buffalo on Wednesday night for a Mid-American Conference Eastern Division showdown.The...

Kent State redshirt senior center CiCi Shannon lands on top of a Miami defender after missing a rebound in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The Flashes were down by just 6 points at the half, but fell flat during the second half and fell to RedHawks 69-53, dropping their record to 3-19.

Women’s basketball unable to come away with win

Quentin Smith February 11, 2015

Box ScoreEntering Wednesday night’s game featuring Kent State and Miami, both teams were on losing streaks and desperately seeking a win.The Flashes (3-19, 1-10 Mid-American Conference) started out hot,...

Kent State freshman forward Jordan Korinek is blocked by two Eastern Michigan University players in the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 4, 2015. The Flashes were defeated by the Eagles, 53-70, dropping their record to 3-17.

Women’s basketball still seeks answers, drops sixth straight game

Quentin Smith February 5, 2015

Box ScoreThe Kent State women’s basketball team entered Wednesday night looking for a way to snap their five-game losing streak.Things started out difficult for the team as they dug themselves into a...

Sophomore guard Larissa Lurken goes up for a shot during Kent States 68-49 loss against Youngstown State inside the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Women’s basketball dominated by Duquesne, 86-60

Ben Orner December 4, 2014

Kent State women’s hoops dropped its third straight game Wednesday afternoon after being dominated by Duquesne, 86-60 and falling to 1-6 on the season.Kent State sophomore forward Krista White scored...

Womens basketball coach Danielle OBanion during a game Nov. 6, 2013.

Lymphoma proves just another challenge for Danielle O’Banion

Jimmy Miller December 4, 2014

Women’s basketball coach Danielle O’Banion wants to make one thing painstakingly clear: This story is not to be turned into a sob story. This story is not to distract her team as they prepare for Mid-American...

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