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Kent State guard Jaylin Walker drives to the hoop during the Flashes 78-68 win over Akron on Feb. 17, 2018. Walker scored a season-high 27 points in the win.

Walker, Avery propel Kent State to Wagon Wheel victory

Cameron Hoover February 17, 2018

Kent State coach Rob Senderoff only needed a few words to sum up junior point guard Jalen Avery’s performance down the stretch against crosstown rivals Akron Saturday.“Big time.”Avery’s heroics,...

Junior guard Jaylin Walker goes up for a reverse layup during Kent States 82-79 win over Buffalo Jan. 30, 2018. 

Flashes stagnant in standoff at Buffalo, lose fourth straight

Cameron Hoover February 13, 2018

Frustration. A slow start. Unenthusiastic effort. Poor three-point shooting. Uninspired rebounding. Listlessness. A lack of togetherness.All of these themes from Kent State’s current two-week, four-game...

Coach Rob Senderoff gives instructions during a timeout during Kent States 70-62 loss at Bowling Green Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. 

Second-half struggles down Flashes in loss at Bowling Green

Cameron Hoover February 3, 2018

 Even after Kent State put the Mid-American Conference on notice with a statement win over then-undefeated Buffalo Tuesday at the M.A.C. Center, the Flashes still couldn’t carry that momentum on the...

Adonis De La Rosa goes up for two of his 20 points in Kent States 82-79 win over Buffalo.

Pippen, De La Rosa fuel second-half comeback as Flashes hand Buffalo first MAC loss

Cameron Hoover January 30, 2018

Adonis De La Rosa said it was “just an ordinary game,” but it wasn’t.Heading into Tuesday night’s contest at Kent State, Buffalo was a perfect 8-0 in Mid-American Conference play and sat atop the...

Sophomore forward Danny Pippen drives past Ball State sophomore forward Kyle Mallers. Pippen scored 11 points and pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds en route to an 88-80 overtime win. 

Balanced scoring, strong rebounding lead Flashes over Ball State

Cameron Hoover January 23, 2018

No matter who Ball State puts on the floor, the Cardinals just can’t seem to beat coach Rob Senderoff’s Flashes.Kent State (10-10, 4-3 Mid-American Conference) scored 17 points to Ball State’s nine...

Kent State freshman forward BJ Duling jumps for a rebound over an Ohio defender Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Kent State won the game, 70-69. 

Zabo’s 24 points help Flashes secure win over Ohio

Cameron Hoover January 12, 2018

Even the ice storm raging outside the M.A.C. Center wasn’t enough to cool down Kevin Zabo Friday night.The senior guard’s career-best 24 points on 8-for-15 shooting, including 4-for-7 from three-point...

Kent State junior center Adonis De La Rosa receives a foul as he drives to the basket against Ohio Christian Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

Red-hot RedHawks scorch Flashes with lopsided first half

Cameron Hoover January 9, 2018

Miami (OH) came into Tuesday night’s contest with Kent State ranked as the worst team in the Mid-American Conference in terms of offensive scoring at just 72.5 points per game.The RedHawks (9-7, 2-1...

Kent State junior guard Jalen Avery drives to the hoop against Xavier freshman guard Elias Harden during Kent States 96-70 loss to Xavier Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. 

Bradley, rebounding sink Flashes in conference opener

Cameron Hoover January 2, 2018

Jaylin Walker and the Kent State men’s basketball team desperately needed a strong performance in Tuesday night’s Mid-American Conference opener against Northern Illinois.The Flashes came into the...

Junior guard Jalen Avery drives for a layup in Kent States 79-78 win over Oregon State Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The victory marks the second straight year the Flashes have beaten a Power 5 opponent. 

Flashes end losing streak, beat Pac-12’s Oregon State

Cameron Hoover December 21, 2017

The year was 1978 the last time a Power 5 men’s basketball team visited Kent State.The Bee Gees had the most popular song in America, Johnny Carson ruled the late night airwaves and the Flashes lost...

Kent State then-sophomore guard Jaylin Walker claps after making a shot in the first half against Akron at the M.A.C. Center Friday, March 3, 2017. Kent State lost 66-56. 

Kent State basketball looks to make second straight MAC title run

Henry Palattella November 8, 2017

It was a preseason practice, but it seemed more like a tournament game.Jaylin Walker hit a three-point shot and jawed at his teammates. Jonathan Nwankwo threw down a breakaway dunk with so much force that...

Kent State sophomore guard Jalen Avery shoots a three point field goal during the first round of the MAC Mens Basketball Tournament at the M.A.C. Center on Monday, March 6, 2017. Kent State won 116-106 in overtime.

Flashes taking it one game at a time in MAC Tournament

Nick Buzzelli March 8, 2017

After Kent State’s eight point road win at the State University at Buffalo, Eric Haut, associate coach, questioned why the Flashes couldn’t be in the running for one of the top four seeds heading...

Central Michigan junior guard Marcus Keene bites his jersey while waiting to shake hands with Kent State after loosing in overtime 116-106 in the first round of the MAC Mens Basketball Tournament at the M.A.C. Center on Monday, March 6, 2017. Keene had a game high 41 points.

Avery’s overtime heroics power Flashes past Central Michigan in MAC Tournament

By: Nick Buzzelli March 6, 2017

After the final whistle sounded Monday night, Marcus Keene trotted back to his team’s bench, grabbed a collapsible chair and slowly twirled it above his head before assuming his position at the back...

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