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KentWired

Men’s basketball was ‘every bit as advertised’ in battle with nationally-ranked Gonzaga

Jacob Shondel, Reporter December 6, 2022

Going into this week, Gonzaga’s men’s basketball team had won 68 consecutive home games. Monday was no different as the No. 18 ranked team defeated Kent State 73-66. This was the third time the...

First No. 2, now No. 14: Men’s basketball travels to Gonzaga for second ranked matchup of season

Jacob Shondel, Reporter December 5, 2022

When Kent State men's basketball team takes the court Monday, it’ll face its second nationally-ranked team in three games. On Nov. 26, the Flashes lost to now No. 1 Houston 49-44 – though they held...

Kent State redshirt senior Malique Jacobs surveys the court during the game against South Dakota.

Steals for days: Malique Jacobs leads nation as men’s basketball remains perfect at home

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter December 3, 2022

Eight games into the season, redshirt senior guard Malique Jacobs has already totaled 28 steals – and he leads the nation in average steals per game with 3.8. In November against Chicago State, he...

Men’s basketball battles back and forth with nation’s No. 2 team

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 27, 2022

Kent State's men’s basketball team had allowed 60 points per game going into Saturday's contest with No. 2 Houston. The Cougars averaged 79 points in their previous five games of the season. The...

No longer perfect: Men’s basketball earns first loss of season

Jacob Hansen, Reporter November 24, 2022

Kent State’s basketball team led Wednesday's game against the College of Charleston for a total of 36 minutes. Then Charleston hit a 3-pointer and got ahead with 23 seconds left. Sincere Carry, who...

Kent State redshirt sophomore VonCameron Davis leaps into a shot at the basket during the game against Portland University on Nov. 14, 2022.

Best start in three seasons: Men’s basketball is 3-0 after silencing Portland’s offense

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 15, 2022

Led by its defense again, the Kent State men's basketball team earned its third consecutive early-season win. “It started in the first half on the defensive side of the ball tonight,” coach Rob...

Lopsided scoreboard win: But men’s basketball still ‘needs to be better’ for a good season

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 11, 2022

Kent State men’s basketball team led for 35:02 against Balwin Wallace, but coach Rob Senderoff still said his team needs to play better. Baldwin Wallace, a Division III team, had 28 rebounds to KSU’s...

Second-half surge: Men’s basketball dominates defensively in successful season opener

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 8, 2022

Shooting 54.2% from the field, the Kent State men’s basketball team defeated Northern Kentucky 79-57 in its season opener Monday. “We played a really good second half, and our defense was great all...

Men’s basketball season preview: ‘It’s going to be an exciting season’ after first-place league selection

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 7, 2022

After losing three of its top six scores from last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team will rely on every player to step up. “They can’t look at it like this player is gone, so now I...

Redshirt junior guard Sincere Carry makes a move to the basket during the Kent State mens basketball teams loss to Buffalo in Buffalo, New York on Friday, Jan. 21.

Men’s basketball season ends after first round loss to Southern Utah

Jacob Hansen, Reporter March 17, 2022

Kent State’s men's basketball team’s historic season ended Wednesday in the first round of the the Basketball Classic after Southern Utah's second half offensive surge secured a 83-79 win. “[The...

Redshirt senior forward Tervell Beck goes up for a shot during the Kent State mens basketball teams loss to Akron in the MAC Championship on Saturday, March 12 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Men’s basketball loses MAC championship game to rival Akron

Jacob Hansen, Reporter March 13, 2022

Kent State lost 75-55 to Akron in the Mid-American Conference Championship game, and the team’s 14-game win streak comes to an end. “All the credit goes to Akron,” head coach Rob Senderoff said....

Kent State redshirt junior Malique Jacobs leaps into a layup during the game on March 3, 2022.

Four men’s basketball players receive disciplinary action following explicit video

Jacob Hansen, Reporter March 12, 2022

Four Kent State men’s basketball players have received disciplinary action by the Mid-American Conference after an explicit video was posted after the Flashes’ semifinal win over Ohio Friday night.  The...

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