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Jaylin Walker poses after making a three-pointer during Kent States 67-65 loss at Akrons James A. Rhodes Arena on March 2, 2018. 

Flashes enter postseason after Wagon Wheel loss at Akron

Cameron Hoover March 2, 2018

Kent State was held without a field goal for the final 6:02 and scoreless for the last 3:38 as the Flashes offense faltered down the stretch in a 67-65 slugfest loss to crosstown rival Akron Friday night.The...

Junior guard Jaylin Walker chases a loose ball during Kent States 78-68 win over Akron on Feb. 17, 2018. Walker scored a season-high 27 points in the win.

Flashes gear up for Wagon Wheel showdown with playoff positioning at stake

Cameron Hoover March 2, 2018

As if the game needed any extra drama, Kent State (15-15, 9-8 Mid-American Conference) will travel to James A. Rhodes arena at 7 p.m. Friday to take on crosstown rivals Akron (12-17, 5-12 MAC) with potential...

Nike Sibande celebrates with his Miami (OH) teammates after what he thought was a game-winner on Feb. 27, 2018. 

Flashes survive late scare, outlast Miami (OH)

Cameron Hoover February 27, 2018

The final 10 seconds in regulation of Tuesday night’s contest between Kent State and Miami (OH) was more a collection of moments than the dying embers of a college basketball game.The Flashes had struggled...

Kent State senior guard Kevin Zabo gets fouled driving to the basket during the Flashes 88-76 loss to Ohio at the Convocation Center Feb. 20, 2018. 

Red-hot shooting lifts Ohio past Kent State

Cameron Hoover February 20, 2018

Kent State junior point guard Jalen Avery had a very simple explanation for the Flashes’ loss at Ohio Tuesday night.“I’m really disappointed in our defense,” said Avery, who scored nine points...

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...

Kent State senior guard goes up for a layup in an 88-80 overtime win over Ball State on Jan. 23, 2018. Zabo led the Flashes with 21 points. 

Moses, Teague dominate the paint in Cardinals’ win over Flashes

Cameron Hoover February 10, 2018

For the first time since Jan. 2, 2005, Ball State (16-9, 7-5 Mid-American Conference) beat Kent State (12-13, 6-6 MAC), 87-68, behind frontcourt domination from Trey Moses and Tahjai Teague.Moses led the...

Junior center Adonis De La Rosa reaches for a loose ball during Kent States 71-67 loss to Eastern Michigan on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The loss was the Flashes first conference loss at the M.A.C. Center.

Flashes lethargic in home loss to Eastern Michigan

Cameron Hoover February 6, 2018

Coach Rob Senderoff said one play perfectly summed up Kent State’s (12-12, 6-5 Mid-American Conference) 71-67 home loss to Eastern Michigan (14-10, 5-6 MAC).The score was 58-57 in favor of the Eagles,...

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...

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. 

Walker, Zabo fuel second-half comeback as Flashes earn first MAC road win

Cameron Hoover January 27, 2018

Down by nine points at halftime at Central Michigan’s McGuirk Arena Saturday afternoon, Kent State looked like it was heading down a familiar road.The Flashes showed spurts in that first half, but a...

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...

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