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Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

Representative Maxine Waters(C) (D-CA) speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota on April 17, 2021. - Police officer, Kim Potter, who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested April 14 on manslaughter charges.

Waters calls for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if no guilty verdict is reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Chandelis Duster, CNN April 20, 2021

(CNN) -- Rep. Maxine Waters on Saturday night called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing...

Protesters start to walk toward Oscar Richie Hall and then down to the rock during the Black Lives Matter protest on Sept. 10, 2020.

‘It is bigger than the rock’: Students call for change after racist messages

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 10, 2020

Correction: In a previous version of this story, a quote was incorrectly attributed to Kamalenn Gillespie. This quote has been removed.Hundreds of Kent State students gathered in front of the Student Center...

Kent State’s offensive struggles continue: Five takeaways from Flashes’ second straight loss

Ian Kreider February 7, 2020

Junior forward Danny Pippen pulled up from the top of the arc.He’d hit two 3-pointers over a 34-second stretch near the four-minute mark to tie the game, 50-50. After a screen by senior guard Troy Simons,...

Junior forward Danny Pippen (5) goes to catch a pass from senior guard Troy Simons (3) on Jan. 21, 2020. Simons had a season high of 24 points at the game vs. Miami University on Jan. 14, 2020.

Senderoff’s message received, Pippen dominates; five takeaways from win at Buffalo

Ian Kreider January 24, 2020

Antonio Williams, Troy Simons, Anthony Roberts, Danny Pippen and Philip Whittington watched from the bench as senior guard CJ Williamson led Kent State to an early 7-6 lead over the first five minutes.Coach...

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