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Sophomore forward Danny Pippen and a referee exchange glances during Kent States 73-71 win over Western Michigan. Pippen scored a season-high 16 points, all in the first half.

Peterson’s game-winner caps wild finish in win over Western Michigan

Cameron Hoover January 16, 2018

Kent State led Western Michigan by as many as 18 points in the second half Tuesday night, but with 9.9 seconds left, a goaltending call on junior guard Jaylin Walker tied the game at 71.Kent State coach...

Kent State freshman forward BJ Duling jumps for a rebound over an Ohio defender Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Kent State won the game, 70-69. 

Zabo’s 24 points help Flashes secure win over Ohio

Cameron Hoover January 12, 2018

Even the ice storm raging outside the M.A.C. Center wasn’t enough to cool down Kevin Zabo Friday night.The senior guard’s career-best 24 points on 8-for-15 shooting, including 4-for-7 from three-point...

Kent State junior center Adonis De La Rosa receives a foul as he drives to the basket against Ohio Christian Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

Red-hot RedHawks scorch Flashes with lopsided first half

Cameron Hoover January 9, 2018

Miami (OH) came into Tuesday night’s contest with Kent State ranked as the worst team in the Mid-American Conference in terms of offensive scoring at just 72.5 points per game.The RedHawks (9-7, 2-1...

Junior guard Jaylin Walker celebrates a shot in Kent States 79-78 win over Oregon State Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Walker led the Flashes with 25 points on 5-of-19 shooting. 

Walker, De La Rosa lead Flashes to resounding victory over Central Michigan

Cameron Hoover January 6, 2018

After a nonconference slate filled with inconsistency and foul trouble, Kent State (7-8, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) finally got the performances from Jaylin Walker and Adonis De La Rosa they’ve been...

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. 

Bradley, rebounding sink Flashes in conference opener

Cameron Hoover January 2, 2018

Jaylin Walker and the Kent State men’s basketball team desperately needed a strong performance in Tuesday night’s Mid-American Conference opener against Northern Illinois.The Flashes came into the...

Kent State junior center Adonis De La Rosa drives to the hoop during the first half against Xavier Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Slow second half dooms Flashes at Albany in final nonconference game

Cameron Hoover December 28, 2017

Coach Rob Senderoff’s Kent State men’s basketball team (6-7) was unable to carry over the momentum from its win over the Pac-12’s Oregon State last week, dropping its final nonconference game of...

Junior guard Jalen Avery drives for a layup in Kent States 79-78 win over Oregon State Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The victory marks the second straight year the Flashes have beaten a Power 5 opponent. 

Flashes end losing streak, beat Pac-12’s Oregon State

Cameron Hoover December 21, 2017

The year was 1978 the last time a Power 5 men’s basketball team visited Kent State.The Bee Gees had the most popular song in America, Johnny Carson ruled the late night airwaves and the Flashes lost...

Junior guard Jaylin Walker reacts to a Kent State turnover during the 4th quarter as the Flashes tried to rally late against Northeastern Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at the M.A.C. Center. Kent State lost, 81-69.

Turnovers, poor defense sink shorthanded Flashes against Northeastern

Cameron Hoover December 18, 2017

Heading into Monday night’s game against Northeastern, Rob Senderoff never had a losing record during a single season of his seven years spent as the Kent State men’s basketball coach.An 18-to-8 assist-to-turnover...

Adonis De La Rosa dunks during Kent States season opener against Youngstown State Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. De La Rosa scored 20 points on 9-10 in 13 minutes.

Men’s basketball crushes Youngstown State in season opener with huge second half

Cameron Hoover November 12, 2017

Despite winning the Mid-American Conference last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team faced questions from skeptics heading into its season opener against Youngstown State.Would Jaylin Walker...

Kent State then-sophomore guard Jaylin Walker claps after making a shot in the first half against Akron at the M.A.C. Center Friday, March 3, 2017. Kent State lost 66-56. 

Kent State basketball looks to make second straight MAC title run

Henry Palattella November 8, 2017

It was a preseason practice, but it seemed more like a tournament game.Jaylin Walker hit a three-point shot and jawed at his teammates. Jonathan Nwankwo threw down a breakaway dunk with so much force that...

Kent State sophomore guard Jaylin Walker looks to pass against Miami University at the John D. Millet Hall in Oxford, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Kent State won 66-62.

Toledo’s sharpshooting sinks Kent State on road

Nick Buzzelli February 11, 2017

 Since dropping a 92-88 decision at Western Michigan University on Jan. 14, the Kent State men’s basketball team found its rhythm away from the friendly confines of the M.A.C. Center.First, there was...

Kent State junior guard Kevin Zabo dribbles the ball up court against Bowling Green State University at the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Kent State lost in overtime, 84-83.

Late-game Kent State struggles prove costly in loss to Falcons

Nick Buzzelli February 7, 2017

As head coach Rob Senderoff left his postgame press conference in the M.A.C. Center’s media room following Tuesday’s overtime loss to Bowling Green State University, he let out a sigh of frustration,...

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