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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Men’s basketball was ‘every bit as advertised’ in battle with nationally-ranked Gonzaga

Jacob Shondel, Reporter December 6, 2022

Going into this week, Gonzaga’s men’s basketball team had won 68 consecutive home games. Monday was no different as the No. 18 ranked team defeated Kent State 73-66. This was the third time the...

First No. 2, now No. 14: Men’s basketball travels to Gonzaga for second ranked matchup of season

Jacob Shondel, Reporter December 5, 2022

When Kent State men's basketball team takes the court Monday, it’ll face its second nationally-ranked team in three games. On Nov. 26, the Flashes lost to now No. 1 Houston 49-44 – though they held...

Kent State redshirt senior Malique Jacobs surveys the court during the game against South Dakota.

Steals for days: Malique Jacobs leads nation as men’s basketball remains perfect at home

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter December 3, 2022

Eight games into the season, redshirt senior guard Malique Jacobs has already totaled 28 steals – and he leads the nation in average steals per game with 3.8. In November against Chicago State, he...

Men’s basketball season preview: ‘It’s going to be an exciting season’ after first-place league selection

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 7, 2022

After losing three of its top six scores from last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team will rely on every player to step up. “They can’t look at it like this player is gone, so now I...

Kent State junior guard Alexa Golden dribbles past Youngstown State freshman forward Amara Chikwe at Beeghly Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. [FILE]

Women’s basketball hopes to build off promising start

Scott Lendak November 29, 2017

At first glance, the Kent State women's basketball team's 4-3 start to the season might not seem overly impressive. But considering their tough strength of schedule, the team's start is encouraging. The...

Kent State junior guard Alexa Golden shoots a layup during the game against Florida Gulf Coast in Akron, Ohio, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. [FILE]

Kent State women’s basketball splits final two games in Play4Kay Showcase

Scott Lendak November 26, 2017

After the Kent State women’s basketball team fell to No. 14 Stanford in its first game of this weekend's Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas, they knew it was vital to win at least one of the next two games. “Going...

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Opinion: I may win my bracket pool, and I’m freaking out

Matt Poe March 29, 2017

Get in here and shut the door behind you. Hurry up, dammit!OK, have a seat — I’ve got something I need to disclose.Dear reader, I am in unprecedented territory during this year’s March Madness. Every...

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