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Senior forward Jordan Korinek drives to the basket for two of her game-high 16 points during Kent States 60-55 win over Akron Saturday at the M.A.C. Center. 

Flashes hold on for Wagon Wheel win

Cameron Hoover February 24, 2018

Kent State’s defense stifled Akron all game, and the Flashes offense did just enough down the stretch to survive a furious Zips comeback for a Wagon Wheel Challenge win, 60-55.Kent State (12-16, 5-11...

Junior guard Alexa Golden drives through the Bowling Green defense during Kent States 81-57 victory Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. [FILE]

‘Superwoman’ Hooks’ hands Flashes second loss to Ohio in as many weeks

Ian Kreider February 22, 2018

Kent State (11-16, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) was looking for a spark to ignite its season, but that light grew ever more dim after Wednesday night’s loss in Athens.The Flashes lost a barn burner,...

Kent State freshman guard Erin Thames takes a shot against the Miami (OH) defense Saturday Feb. 17, 2018. Thames scored four points in the Flashes 65-59 loss.

Late turnovers help extend Flashes’ losing streak

Ian Kreider February 17, 2018

Kent State coach Todd Starkey held the ball over his head on the sideline, frustrated by his team’s turnover with 4:38 left in the game.Kent State (11-15, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) had cut the Miami...

Megan Carter shoots a layup against Ball State. Carter finished with seven points in a 79-58 loss on Jan. 20, 2018.

Struggling Flashes can’t overcome slow start in loss to Ball State

Cameron Hoover January 20, 2018

It’s a story Kent State (9-10, 2-5 Mid-American Conference) has heard all too often this season:Unforced turnovers and poor three-point shooting sunk the Flashes again as the team dropped its third straight...

Kent State senior guard Alexa Golden is fouled on a drive to the basket against Detroit Mercy Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Flashes won the game, 82-74. [FILE]

Central Michigan outlasts Kent State to continue MAC domination

Cameron Hoover January 13, 2018

Senior guard Cassie Breen (26 points on 7-for-12 three-point shooting) and senior forward Tinara Moore (21 points on 9-for-14 shooting and 14 rebounds) led the way as Central Michigan (13-3, 5-0 Mid-American...

Kent State sophomore guard Ali Poole dribbles the ball past Youngstown State junior guard Nikki Arbanas Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. The Flashes beat the Penguins, 55-44. 

Flashes can’t stop Woods in close road loss to Northern Illinois

Cameron Hoover January 3, 2018

Kent State had a chance to inbound the ball down a point with 4.3 seconds remaining Wednesday night against Northern Illinois.After a timeout, sophomore guard Ali Poole looked for Megan Carter near the...

Kent State then-sophomore forward Jordan Korinek attempts a layup against Toledo during the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Kent State lost 67-63.

Women’s basketball manages win despite sloppy performance

Scott Lendak November 11, 2017

As the Kent State women’s basketball players prepared for the season opener, they knew they had something to prove: Last year wasn’t an accident. They tried to show that on the road against Northern...

Kent States head coach Todd Starkey and senior guard Larissa Larken pose for photos on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 after Larken was honored for scoring her 1,000th career point in the previous game.

Starkey, Flashes embracing opportunity

Henry Palattella February 15, 2017

On April 19, 2016, Todd Starkey was hired as the head coach of the Kent State women’s basketball team after spending the past two seasons as an assistant at the University of Indiana.Starkey inherited...

Kent State senior forward Chelsi Watson comes down with the offensive rebound against the Akron Zips at the James A. Rhodes Arena on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. The Flashes won the rivalry game, 72-58.

Stephens’ career-high leads Flashes to victory over Akron

Henry Palattella February 12, 2017

In 2013, then Uniontown Lake forward McKenna Stephens made a name for herself in the Northeast Ohio basketball circuit, as she finished her high school career as the fifth-highest scorer in the Blue Streaks'...

Kent State senior forward Chelsi Watson drives to the basket against Northern Illinois at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

Northern Illinois’ offense proves to be too much for Kent State

Henry Palattella January 25, 2017

The last time that the Kent State women’s basketball team took on Northern Illinois University there was no shortage of offense, as the two teams combined to score 195 points in the Huskies 98-97 win...

Kent State senior forward Larissa Lurken drives into the lane against Northern Illinois University senior guard Ally Lehman at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017.

Women’s basketball upends Western Michigan

Henry Palattella January 18, 2017

The Achilles' heel of the women’s basketball team over the past couple years has been the fact they’ve made a habit of digging themselves into early holes that they can’t crawl out of.For the first...

Kent State sophomore guard Alexa Golden lays the ball in against Northern Illinois University redshirt sophomore forward Renee Sladek at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016. Kent State blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead to lose 97-98.

Kent State drops high-scoring affair to Northern Illinois

Henry Palattella January 11, 2017

Coming into Wednesday’s game against Kent State, the Northern Illinois Huskies were averaging 90.6 points per game, which was good for the second highest total in the country.That number grew by the...

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