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Junior forward Khaliq Spicer dunks the ball during the first half of the MAC Tournament game against the University of Akron on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Spicer wins Defensive Player of the Year

Zach Harley March 9, 2016

Despite a first-round exit in the Mid-American Conference tournament, two Flashes on the Kent State men's basketball team stood alone this week as the MAC honors were awarded.Redshirt junior Jimmy Hall...

Men’s basketball edges Akron

Zac Sommer February 19, 2016

It was a special night in the M.A.C. Center on Friday.One lucky fan won a new flat-screen TV after hitting a half-court shot, redshirt junior Jimmy Hall recorded his one-thousandth career-point and the...

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...

Kent State redshirt junior Jimmy Hall gathers for the layup against Eastern Michigan defenders on Jan. 26, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center. The Flashes won 73-58.

Basketball remains top of conference

Zac Sommer January 26, 2016

The Kent State men’s basketball team (15-5,6-1 Mid-American Conference) has won its last five games following a 73-58 win over Eastern Michigan University (10-10,2-5 MAC) Tuesday night.“Good win for...

Spicer’s career night leads Flashes past CSU

Stephen Means II December 6, 2015

Senior forward Khaliq Spicer set a new career high of 22 points and added eight rebounds to lead Kent State men's basketball team (4-2) past Cleveland State (2-6), 66-62.For Spicer, the game was four years...

Kent State Forward junior Gary Akbar makes a layup against Ball State Michigan. Kent State defeated Ball State at the M.A.C. Center 58-53 on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

Role players step up in win against Ball State

Stephen Means II February 18, 2015

Box ScoreKent State is now tied for first place in the Mid-American Conference after beating Ball State (7-16, 2-11 MAC) 58-53.The Flashes (18-8, 9-4 MAC) played their fifth straight game without redshirt...

Redshirt senior Derek Jackson takes a second to recover as the Miami RedHawks get ready for another play Saturday, Feb. 7. The Flashes went on to win against Miami in the final 30 seconds of the game, 61-60.

A different drive to win

Richie Mulhall February 18, 2015

Around this time last year, the Kent State men’s basketball team was struggling to keep its head above water.After roaring out of the gates to a sizzling 9-2 start, the Flashes went cold through the...

Men’s basketball victorious in season opener

Richie Mulhall November 16, 2014

Box ScoreThe Kent State men’s basketball team’s goal heading into the 2014-2015 season was to establish a sturdier inside presence in order to score more points in the paint.That’s one of the reasons...

Kent State defense awaits the outcome of a shot taken by the Bulls in their losing game against Buffalo, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in the M.A.C.C. The final score was 78-69.

Men’s basketball team primed, poised for better season

Richie Mulhall November 13, 2014

To some “mid-major” Division I basketball teams, finishing a long 32-game season with a .500 record is considered “good.”These programs celebrate breaking even with a mediocre .500 record, but...

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