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Kent State senior forward Jordan Korinek and coach Todd Starkey share an embrace after being subbed out of the Flashes 72-50 loss against Buffalo in the MAC Tournament March 7, 2018.

Flashes bow out of MAC tournament after 26 turnovers

Ian Kreider March 7, 2018

Turnovers have been an issue all season for the Kent State women’s basketball team, never more apparent than in its season-ending 72-50 loss to Buffalo on Wednesday.Buffalo (26-4, 17-2 Mid-American Conference)...

Kent State sophomore guard Megan Carter dribbles during the Flashes 80-76 overtime win against Toledo on March 5, 2018. Carter scored a game-high 24 points off the bench to lead the Flashes to a first-round Mid-American Conference tournament victory.

Flashes erase 17-point deficit to advance to MAC quarterfinals

Ian Kreider March 5, 2018

The Kent State women’s basketball team found itself in a familiar position — losing by double-digits in the second half — during its 80-76 overtime win at Toledo in the first round of the Mid-American...

Sophomore guard Megan Carter drives to the hoop against Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. The Zips beat the Flashes, 75-60, for their first conference win of the season. [FILE]

Despite struggles, Kent State looks to kickstart playoff run against Toledo

Ian Kreider March 4, 2018

Kent State (12-18, 5-13 Mid-American Conference) struggled mightily during the regular season, especially during conference play, but is entering the postseason hopeful it can make a run.The Flashes have...

Kent State freshman point guard Erin Thames calls a play during the Flashes 58-35 loss to Miami (OH) at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio, on March 3, 2018.

Sluggish start sends Flashes limping into postseason

Ian Kreider March 3, 2018

Kent State (12-18, 5-13 Mid-American Conference) started the game slowly Saturday, falling quickly behind, 14-2, against Miami (OH) (20-9, 12-6 MAC) with 6:37 left in the first quarter.Flashes coach Todd...

Kent States Jordan Korinek goes up for a shot in the final home game of her career on Feb. 28, 2018. The Flashes lost, 81-51.

Flashes second-half struggles lead to Buffalo stampede

Ian Kreider March 1, 2018

Kent State knew heading into Wednesday’s game against Buffalo that protecting the ball and slowing the game down were two things it had to do in order to keep the game close.In the first half, the Flashes...

Senior forward Jordan Korinek drives to the basket for two of her game-high 16 points during Kent States 60-55 win over Akron Saturday at the M.A.C. Center. 

Flashes hold on for Wagon Wheel win

Cameron Hoover February 24, 2018

Kent State’s defense stifled Akron all game, and the Flashes offense did just enough down the stretch to survive a furious Zips comeback for a Wagon Wheel Challenge win, 60-55.Kent State (12-16, 5-11...

Junior guard Alexa Golden drives through the Bowling Green defense during Kent States 81-57 victory Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. [FILE]

‘Superwoman’ Hooks’ hands Flashes second loss to Ohio in as many weeks

Ian Kreider February 22, 2018

Kent State (11-16, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) was looking for a spark to ignite its season, but that light grew ever more dim after Wednesday night’s loss in Athens.The Flashes lost a barn burner,...

Kent State freshman guard Erin Thames takes a shot against the Miami (OH) defense Saturday Feb. 17, 2018. Thames scored four points in the Flashes 65-59 loss.

Late turnovers help extend Flashes’ losing streak

Ian Kreider February 17, 2018

Kent State coach Todd Starkey held the ball over his head on the sideline, frustrated by his team’s turnover with 4:38 left in the game.Kent State (11-15, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) had cut the Miami...

Kent State senior forward Jordan Korinek, Ball State junior guard Carmen Grande and senior guard Frannie Frazier battle for a loose ball Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Ball State went on to win, 79-58.

Ohio hits a flurry of threes, Kent crumbles late

Ian Kreider February 10, 2018

Kent State (11-14, 4-9 Mid-American Conference) lost Wednesday’s game, 78-65, because of its defense’s inability to stop Ohio (13-10, 7-5 MAC) from beyond the arc.Ohio simply had too much firepower,...

Senior forward Jordan Korinek drives to the hoop for two of her career-high 36 points against Bowling Green on Jan. 31, 2018. Kent State won the game, 81-57. [FILE]

Bulls run wild in big win over Kent State

Ian Kreider February 8, 2018

Kent State senior forward Jordan Korinek picked up two quick fouls Wednesday night, which set the tone early in the game.Buffalo (18-4, 9-2 Mid-American Conference) finished the first quarter on a 14-0...

Junior guard Alexa Golden drives through the Bowling Green defense during Kent States 81-57 victory Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. [FILE]

Kent State rides high-scoring first quarter, Korinek’s career high to win

Ian Kreider January 31, 2018

Kent State (11-11, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) played a physical game wire-to-wire and pushed ahead of Bowling Green (10-11, 2-8 MAC) early on.The Flashes scored a season-high 29 first-quarter points,...

Junior guard Alexa Golden is fouled as she drives to the rim in a 75-60 loss at Akrons James A. Rhodes Arena Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. 

Edmonds facilitates, Akron beats Flashes for first conference win

Ian Kreider January 27, 2018

Akron was without its leading scorer, junior guard Megan Sefcik, for the sixth straight game; they came into Saturday’s contest against Kent State 0-5 in those games.Shaunay Edmonds decided to change...

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