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Kent State mens basketball head coach Rob Senderoff cheers on the Flashes against the University of Akron on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 in Kent, Ohio, at the M.A.C. Center. The Golden Flashes won the game 85-76.

Senderoff takes different approach to building winning program

Stephen Means October 12, 2016

Nine years ago, Kent State’s men’s basketball team went 28-7 and to the NCAA tournament with 11 four-year players and two transfers. Current head coach Rob Senderoff was an assistant on that team.This...

Junior forward Khaliq Spicer dunks the ball during the first half of the MAC Tournament game against the University of Akron on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Men’s basketball takes down Middle Tennessee in first round of CIT

Stephen Means II March 18, 2015

Kent State (22-11, 12-6 Mid-American Conference) pulled out a 68-56 win in the first round of the College Insider Tournament over Middle Tennessee (19-17, 9-9 Conference USA).Redshirt sophomore forward...

Kent State sophomore forward Marquiez Lawrence and senior guard Devareaux Manley carry senior guard Kris Brewer around the M.A.C. Center on their shoulders after he scored the game-winning layup with one second remaining against rival University of Akron, 79-77. With the win, Kent State guaranteed itself the No. 3 seed in the MAC Tournament and a share of the regular season title as MAC East Division champions.

Manley, Brewer, Jackson tell fans, league to ‘call my phone’

Richard Mulhall March 11, 2015

Whenever the senior trio of Devareaux Manley, Derek Jackson and Kris Brewer are draining threes and dropping dimes, the only thing left to do is pick up the phone, bring it to their ear and “call my...

Redshirt senior Derek Jackson takes a second to recover as the Miami RedHawks get ready for another play Saturday, Feb. 7. The Flashes went on to win against Miami in the final 30 seconds of the game, 61-60.

A different drive to win

Richie Mulhall February 18, 2015

Around this time last year, the Kent State men’s basketball team was struggling to keep its head above water.After roaring out of the gates to a sizzling 9-2 start, the Flashes went cold through the...

Flashes drop second straight road game

Stephen Means II February 4, 2015

Box ScoreAfter starting Mid-American Conference play with a 6-1 record, Kent State (15-7, 6-3 MAC) has now lost its last two games, both losses coming on the road.The score was tight for the majority of...

Sophomore forward Marquiez Lawrence goes for the net during a game against Toledo in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The Flashes beat the Rockets, 67-60.

Seniors lead the way in Kent State’s win over Toledo

Stephen Means II January 21, 2015

Box ScoreIn a game that went back and forth all night, the Flashes (13-5, 4-1 MAC) beat the Toledo Rockets, 67-60, on Wednesday night.Senior guards Devareaux Manley and Kris Brewer and redshirt senior...

Sophomore forward Marquiez Lawrence jumps for a ball in the game against Eastern Michigan at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2014. The Flashes won 65-59.

Kent State’s second half rally secures 65-59 victory over EMU

Zac Sommer January 14, 2015

Box ScoreA strong second half performance helped push Kent State men’s basketball team past Eastern Michigan with a score of 65-59 Wednesday night.“Great second half, great team win, and I am really...

Freshman forward Raasean Davis tries to grab the rebound from University of Illinois at Chicagos Jake Wiegand during a game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The Flashes won, 78-60.

Men’s basketball heads to Georgia, looks to end two game skid

Ray Strickland December 4, 2014

Kent State men’s basketball team will look to snap its two-game losing streak Saturday, matching up against Kennesaw State in Kennesaw, Georgia.The Flashes won their first four games of the season to...

Senior guard Kris Brewer protects the ball from Loyola University in the M.A.C. Center on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. The Flashes lost, 69-61.

Second-half comeback not enough as Flashes fall to Loyola

Ray Strickland November 30, 2014

Box ScoreThe Kent State men’s basketball team suffered its second straight home loss Saturday inside the M.A.C. Center, falling 69-61 to Loyola University Chicago after trailing by 18 points in the first...

Men’s basketball rolls over UIC in 78-60 win

Ray Strickland November 23, 2014

The Kent State men’s basketball team turned in yet another dominant performance inside the M.A.C. Center on Saturday, as the Flashes won big to improve to 4-0 on the season.The Flashes defeated the University...

Kent State defense awaits the outcome of a shot taken by the Bulls in their losing game against Buffalo, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in the M.A.C.C. The final score was 78-69.

Men’s basketball team primed, poised for better season

Richie Mulhall November 12, 2014

To some “mid-major” Division I basketball teams, finishing a long 32-game season with a .500 record is considered “good.”These programs celebrate breaking even with a mediocre .500 record, but...

Flashes triumph over Falcons with more M.A.C. Center magic

Richie Mulhall February 12, 2014

To quote Yogi Berra, Major League Baseball legend and Hall-of-Famer, it was “déjà vu all over again” in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday.The Kent State men’s basketball team (13-11, 4-7 Mid-American...

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