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Steve Sefner reminisces on 20th anniversary of Kent State mens basketball Elite Eight run in his new book

Steve Sefner reminisces on 20th anniversary of Kent State men’s basketball Elite Eight run in his new book

Jimmy Oswald , Sports Editor April 8, 2022

In this season’s March Madness, the No. 15 Saint Peter’s Peacocks were the Cinderella story of the tournament after upsetting No. 2 Kentucky in the first round of the tournament and advancing all the...

The Kent State men’s basketball team tweeted on November 29 stating that the planned Monday game against Purdue Fort Wayne had been postponed due to COVID-19. 

Men’s basketball opener cancelled a second time

For the second time in as many days, the Kent State men’s basketball team has cancelled or postponed what would have been their season opener.The team was slated to host Purdue Fort Wayne tomorrow at...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

Men’s basketball joins voter registration initiative

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter September 18, 2020

Every player on Kent State’s men’s basketball team is now registered to vote.  “The National Association of Basketball Coaches put together an initiative called the ALL IN Challenge to get every...

Young Flashes prepare for an unusual basketball season

Sean Blevins Sports reporter September 17, 2020

Freshmen student-athletes have to deal with circumstances that no other incoming class has had to deal with. They are essentially guinea pigs for the future of college sports. The uncertainty of this...

Senior forward Philip Whittington (25) attempts to make a shot during the mens basketball game on Feb. 4, 2020 against Ball State. Kent State lost 62-54. Whittington scored a game-high 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting.

Shots won’t fall, but Kent State does at home

Owen MacMillan Reporter February 5, 2020

Eight minutes and thirteen seconds into a game against Ball State University, the Kent State men’s basketball team was in a dominant position.After a layup made by junior forward Tervell Beck, the Flashes...

Senior Philip Whittington (25) goes up for a shot against Akron at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Whittington finished with 11 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds. He scored the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left to give Kent State the 68-67 win.

Whittington’s go-ahead layup gives Kent State its third straight win, five takeaways from Kent State’s win over Akron

Ian Kreider sports reporter February 1, 2020

Senior forward Philip Whittington checked into the game for the first time in nearly six minutes.He stood near the hoop ready for senior guard Antonio Williams to drive. Williams drove hard to the rim,...

“Mamba mentality” lifts Flashes out of early slump

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 28, 2020

Just 13 minutes into a rematch against the University of Toledo, the Kent State men’s basketball team was in dire straits.Down 21 points, coach Rob Senderoff was digging deep from the bench early and...

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 25, 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...

Flashes change things up, snap losing streak

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 25, 2020

For the fourth game in a row, the Kent State men’s basketball team found itself in a game that went down to the wire.A pair of late threes and some clutch free throw shooting from junior forward Danny...

Kent States Antonio Williams reaches for the ball during the match against Ohio University on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Walker breaks all-time three-point record as Flashes secure second conference win

Ian Kreider January 15, 2019

Kent State men's basketball senior guard Jaylin Walker knocked down his 248th career three-pointer with 4:59 left in the first half of their Tuesday night matchup against Ohio University to give Kent State...

Kent State point guard Jalen Avery surveys the defense during Kent States 90-83 overtime win over Miami (OH) on Feb. 27, 2018. Avery scored 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting.

Williams leads first-half offensive explosion as Flashes run over Savannah State

Cameron Hoover November 20, 2018

After the Kent State men’s basketball team didn’t tally a single assist in the first half of its loss to Liberty last Friday, the Flashes realized they needed to make a change.“After the loss to...

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