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PREVIEW: Men’s Final Four

PREVIEW: Men’s Final Four

Demetri Manousos, Reporter April 6, 2024

Once again, March Madness has delivered. We have seen surprises, disappointments, upsets and more throughout the tournament.  Through it all, these four teams stayed consistent and are two wins away...

PREVIEW: Women’s Final Four

PREVIEW: Women’s Final Four

Demetri Manousos, Reporter April 4, 2024

In the most-watched women’s college basketball season ever, the Final Four is set to bring more excitement.  According to Nielsen, Monday night’s game between LSU and Iowa had 12.3 million viewers...

REACTION: College Football Playoff expected to expand to 14 teams in 2026

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 23, 2024

Fifteen months after it was announced that the College Football Playoff will expand to 12 teams in 2024, the NCAA is nearing an agreement it will expand once again to 14 teams. The NCAA, CFP board and...

Graduate student Chris Payton Jr. scores a dunk during the game against Miami University on Jan. 30, 2024.

Preview: Men’s basketball MAC Tournament

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 13, 2024

Once again, it is March, which means it is time for conference tournaments, and tickets to March Madness will be punched.  In each conference, the conference tournament champion receives an automatic...

Before tipoff, the student section lights up the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center with their cellphones and pass the giant banner welcoming the basketball team before the Akron game on Jan. 19, 2024.

Preview: Women’s basketball MAC Tournament

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 12, 2024

As is true for the men, winning the Mid-American Conference tournament is the only way for a MAC women’s team to punch its ticket to March Madness. The Toledo Basketball program completed the regular...

Members of the universitys Irish Dance Club, including co-president Addison Foreman (center right), pose after a performance in 2023.

Irish Dance Club prepares for busiest time of year

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 10, 2024

Editor’s note: Addison Foreman, the interviewee in this article, is general assignment editor for The Kent Stater. She was included in this story because of her relevance to the subject. With St....

REACTION: Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA scoring record

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 5, 2024

In Caitlin Clark’s final home game as an Iowa Hawkeye, she needed 18 points to break Pete Maravich’s scoring record, which had stood unbroken since 1970. In the final seconds of the first half,...

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REACTION: UMass set to rejoin MAC in 2025

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 1, 2024

After being an independent football program for the last eight years and one of the founding members of the Atlantic 10 conference, UMass will enter the Mid-American Conference in the 2025-26 academic...

REACTION: Another underwhelming NBA All-Star weekend

Demetri Manousos, Reporter February 22, 2024

Just four years ago, the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend, specifically the all-star game, was one of the most competitive we had seen in years. Since then, the weekend and main event quality has declined significantly.   Friday...

Kent State Golden Flashes huddle during the womens basketball game against Eastern Michigan on Jan. 24, 2024.

RECAP: Looking back: What did the women’s basketball preseason poll get right?

Demetri Manousos, Reporter February 21, 2024

As the regular season is beginning to wind down and teams are fighting for seeding in the MAC tournament, let’s see how accurate the coaches’ preseason predictions were. No. 1 Ball State Cardinals...

Kent States mens basketball team huddles together during the 2nd half of the game against NIU on Feb. 17, 2024.

RECAP: Looking back: What did the men’s basketball preseason poll get right?

Demetri Manousos, Reporter February 20, 2024

As the college basketball regular season winds down, now is a good time to look at the Mid-American Conference standings and see if they align with the coaches' preseason predictions.  No. 1 Akron Zips...

REACTION: Chiefs defeat 49ers in overtime, win second consecutive Super Bowl

REACTION: Chiefs defeat 49ers in overtime, win second consecutive Super Bowl

Demetri Manousos February 14, 2024

For the third consecutive game, the Kansas City Chiefs entered as the underdog and, again, came away with the victory. After winning the coin toss, the Chiefs elected to kick off to start the game....

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