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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,...

Central Michigan junior guard Marcus Keene shoots over Kent State junior guard Desmond Ridenour at the M.A.C Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Kent State lost 98-105 in overtime.

Flashes’ game plan ineffective against nation’s leading scorer

Nick Buzzelli January 30, 2017

There’s a reason Sports Illustrated wrote a three-page story in its Jan. 30 issue that chronicles Marcus Keene’s journey from a Youngstown State University role player two years ago to this season’s...

Freshman guard Mitch Peterson of the Kent State mens basketball team jumps through the Mississippi Valley State University defense on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

Late comeback falls short against Western Michigan

Nick Buzzelli January 14, 2017

Even before Saturday’s game, Kent State associate head coach Eric Haut knew that Western Michigan University had a potent, high-scoring offense. He took note of the way that the Broncos played Jan. 6...

Senior forward Jimmy Hall Jr. drives to the rim against the Wright State University defender on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center. 

Flashes’ late offensive surge falls short against Wright State

Nick Buzzelli December 18, 2016

With his team down late in Sunday’s game against Wright State University, Kent State guard Desmond Ridenour faked a shot at the top of the key to shake his defender, drove into the lane and hit a pull-up...

(from left) Freshman Griffin Rath, sophomore Nick Larson, freshman Seth Ference, sophomore Matt Grissom and sophomore Michael Parker celebrate in the student section as Kent State scores against BGSU in the M.A.C. Center on Monday, Mar. 7, 2016.

MAC releases remainder of Kent State men’s basketball schedule

Nick Buzzelli September 7, 2016

The Mid-American Conference released the league schedule for Kent State's men’s basketball team Wednesday afternoon.The Flashes, who returned two starters from last season’s squad that went 19-13,...

Kent State guard, Kellon Thomas, goes for the basket in against University of Toledo on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Kent State lost 67-82.

Basketball hosts rival Akron Friday

Zac Sommer February 17, 2016

It started with a wagon wheel and ended with a rivalry series between two Northeast Ohio schools that dates back to 1923.For the first time this season, the Kent State men’s basketball team (17-9, 8-5...

Guard Galal Cancer shoots the go-ahead free throw to give Kent State the win against Northern Illinois University on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

Hall and Spicer’s second half not enough as turnovers plague Flashes

Dan Armelli February 13, 2016

The Kent State basketball team knew how to beat Eastern Michigan: They had done so earlier in the season after a dominating second half, even after they turned the ball over 18 times.Coming into their...

Senior center Khaliq Spicer shoots a two-point shot against The University of Toledo. Saturday February 6, 2016. The flashes lost 67-82.

Men’s Basketball loses third straight game

Zac Sommer February 6, 2016

The Kent State men’s basketball team (15-8, 6-4 Mid-American Conference) dropped their third consecutive game following an 82-67 loss to the University of Toledo (14-9, 5-5 MAC) Saturday night.“It’s...

Marist player tries to block senior forward Chris Ortiz from scoring a basket on Saturday Nov. 21, 2015.

Flashes take down NJIT on the road

Stephen Means December 8, 2015

In its third straight game away from home, Kent State men's basketball (5-2) took down New Jersey Institute of Technology (5-4), 80-75.“This was a great team win against a tough team with a great home...

Basketball competes in double-header

Stephen Means November 23, 2015

Kent States men’s (2-1) and women’s (1-2) basketball programs will be featured in a double-header Tuesday night.The women will take on the University of Minnesota (2-1), and the men will follow in...

Kent State senior guard Xavier Pollard fights with Youngstown defenders for the loose ball during the Kent State vs Youngstown game on Nov. 14, 2015. The Golden Flashes won 79-70 to take their home opener.

Flashes win home opener versus YSU

Stephen Means II November 15, 2015

Kent State men's basketball (1-0) started its season out on a positive note in a 79-70 win over Youngstown State in the first game of the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader.“It’s...

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Kyleigh Jarosinski February 27, 2015

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