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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Kent State redshirt senior Miryne Thomas takes a shot as Chicago States Arol Kacuol attempts to block him.

Men’s basketball dominates defensively with program-record performance

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 20, 2022

On the season, the Kent State men’s basketball team has averaged 20 points per game off turnovers.  Saturday at the M.A.C. Center, the Flashes scored a season-high 38 points off turnovers, defeating...

Power forward Miryne Thomas goes up for the And-1 in Kent State’s 94-68 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff state on Wednesday afternoon.

Men’s basketball remains unbeaten after quick turnaround this week

Jacob Shondel, Reporter November 16, 2022

This season, Kent State men’s basketball opponents have shot 40% or worse from the field. Wednesday at the M.A.C. Center was no different when the Flashes held Arkansas-Pine Bluff to 40% shooting. “I...

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...

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...

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