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Redshirt sophomore guard Giovanni Santiago goes up for a shot during the Kent State mens basketball loss to Xavier on Friday, Nov. 12 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Flashes start strong but fade in last 10 minutes and fall to Xavier 73-59 in season opener

Jacob Hansen Reporter November 13, 2021

The Kent State men's basketball team controlled the first half in its opener against the No. 3 team in the Big East Friday, but Xavier wore them down and pulled away for a 73-59 victory. Behind great...

Freshman Giovanni Santiago [11] makes a layup to give Kent State a 65-50 against Bowling Green on Mar. 3, 2020. Santiago scored six points on 3-for-3 shooting in 23 minutes. Kent State won 83-69. 

2021-22 men’s basketball team to be a top team in the MAC

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 11, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team did not end its season the way it wanted to.The Flashes were dominated by Buffalo in their last regular season game, before getting bounced in the first round of...

Men’s basketball loses at Buffalo, enters MAC tournament as the four seed

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor March 5, 2021

In a battle for the two seed in next week’s Mid-American Conference tournament, Kent State men’s basketball played hard but could not keep up with the University at Buffalo’s rapid offense.Kent State...

Men’s basketball dominates Miami thanks to trio of senior forwards

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 27, 2021

The big men of the Kent State men’s basketball team proved dominant against the University of Miami today, as the Flashes won 64-51.Kent State (15-6, 12-5 Mid-American Conference) controlled the paint...

Kurahashi book cover

Courtesy of Yuko Kurahashi February 25, 2021

This is the front cover of Yuko Kurahashi's book, “The Interdisciplinary Theatre of Ping Chong,” which focuses on Chong’s contributions to the world of theatre as well as his dedication to challenging...

Men’s basketball grinds out win over EMU for fourth straight win

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

Kent State men’s basketball recovered from a slow start to defeat Eastern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon 64-51 at the M.A.C. Center. The game celebrated the program’s second annual autism...

Santiago, free throws see Kent State through comeback win at WMU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 16, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team trailed Western Michigan University by as much as 11 and could not seem to find its bearings in the first half.In the second half, though, the Flashes’ shooting...

Flashes spread out the offense in win over NIU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 13, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team put forward one of its most dominant overall performances today, defeating Northern Illinois University 80-58 at home.Northern Illinois (2-11, 1-7 Mid-American Conference)...

Men’s basketball secures season sweep over Central Michigan

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter January 30, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team has now won six of their last seven games, defeating Central Michigan 83-76 at the M.A.C. Center and securing a season sweep of the Chippewas. Led by senior forward...

Senior Tervell Beck tries to stop a drive from Toledos Ryan Rollins. Beck would score 16 as the Flashes fell 76-74. Jan. 23, 2021.

Seniors can’t lift Flashes: Kent State falls by 2 against Toledo again

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor January 23, 2021

For the second time this season, the Kent State men’s basketball team lost a two point game against the University of Toledo, falling 76-74 in Toledo.This loss snaps a four game winning streak for Kent...

OPINION: After 2 games, men’s basketball is on track to bring March Madness back to Kent

Dante Centofanti Sports writer December 8, 2020

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is early. Just two weeks into this unique college basketball season and our Golden Flashes have already had two of their four scheduled games cancelled against Alcorn State...

Mike Nuga (1) goes up for a dunk in Kent State’s win over Point Park University. Nuga would finish the game with 17 points. Dec. 2, 2020.

Men’s basketball opens season with blowout win

Owen MacMillan Sports editor December 2, 2020

In an arena filled only with the low rumble of fake crowd noise and the squeaking of shoes on hardwood, college basketball returned to Kent State’s campus.Kent State won a resounding 90-41 victory in...

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