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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The Kent State Men’s basketball team celebrates winning the MAC Tournament Championship against UT March on 11, 2023.

Preview: Men’s basketball looks to defend MAC title

Matt Franos, Reporter October 30, 2023

The Kent State men’s basketball team knows it will have a target on its back this season, after posting a 28-7 record, winning the Mid-American Conference tournament and earning a spot in the NCAA tournament...

Kent State University basketball players cheer from the bench during the semifinal game against The University of Toledo on March 10, 2023. The close game ended in a loss for The Flashes with a final score of 68-58.

Preview: Women’s basketball eyes first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002

Emily Lowen, Reporter October 29, 2023

The women’s basketball team went 21-11 last season, its first time winning 20 or more games since 2011. This time, the Flashes will be without three of the top five scorers from last season. “We...

Kent Sate Seniors Miryne Thomas and Sincere Carry observe the gifts they received at their senior night game on March 3, 2023.

Basketball’s Sincere Carry and Miryne Thomas declare for NBA draft

Jacob Shondel, Reporter April 3, 2023

After leading the Kent State men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2017, redshirt seniors Sincere Carry and Miyrne Thomas declared for the NBA draft.  Carry came to...

Sincere Carry (center right) attempts to get a 2-point-shot past three Indiana defenders at Kent States March Madness matchup against Indiana Mar. 17.

‘We weren’t at our best’: Men’s basketball season ends with loss to Indiana

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 18, 2023

All season Kent State men’s basketball team has found success in creating turnovers and scoring points off of them.  The Flashes (28-7) came into Friday's first round of the NCAA Tournament, averaging...

Sincere Carry (left) weaves a difficult la-up past defender Trayce Jackson-Davis (center right) at Kent States March Madness matchup against Indiana Mar. 18.

Men’s basketball season ends at the hand of Indiana in NCAA Tournament

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 18, 2023

Kent State's men’s basketball team fell to Indiana (23-11) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The last time the Flashes (28-7) won a tournament game was in 2002. On the season, KSU averaged...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to their seeding in the NCAA Tournament at Water St. Tavern in Kent, Ohio, Sunday. Kent State played UCLA as a 14 seed in the South region in 2017.

Men’s basketball gets back to dancing – six years later

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 16, 2023

After six years, the Kent State men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA tournament. Assistant coach Jon Fleming and graduate student Kevin Zabo went from being players to now working under coach...

The Kent State Men’s basketball team set up in an offensive formation against UT during the MAC Tournament Championship  March 11, 2023. They would win the game 93-73.

Preview: Basketball vs Indiana in NCAA tournament

Jacob Hansen, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

On March 15, 2001, the No. 13-seed Kent State men’s basketball team defeated No. 4-seed Indiana University 77-73. Nearly 22 years later, No. 13-seed Kent State will look to repeat history, taking...

The Kent State Men’s basketball team celebrates winning the MAC Tournament Championship against UT March on 11, 2023.

‘We’re not done’: Men’s basketball headed to NCAA tournament

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 12, 2023

Last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team lost in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference tournament 75-55 to Akron.  Saturday, the Flashes (28-6) defeated top-seeded Toledo...

Field hockey ends season on six game win streak, finishes second in MAC

Game 1: Kent State 8 Central Michigan 2Kent State’s women’s field hockey team celebrated Senior Day with an 8-2 victory over Central Michigan University on Friday.“Overall, I’m really proud of...

Four Kent wrestlers compete in NCAA tournament, McNally ousted in quarterfinals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 23, 2021

Kent State wrestling sent four of their own to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis last weekend to compete in the NCAA National Wrestling Championships. Seniors Andrew McNally and Jake Ferri both saw some...

Field hockey adjusting to a unique season

Azure Fernsler, Danielle Hamm and the rest of the Kent State field hockey team arrive at Murphy-Mellis Field ready for practice on a cold, snowy February Tuesday. The pitch is covered with several inches...

OPINION: After 2 games, men’s basketball is on track to bring March Madness back to Kent

Dante Centofanti Sports writer December 8, 2020

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is early. Just two weeks into this unique college basketball season and our Golden Flashes have already had two of their four scheduled games cancelled against Alcorn State...

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