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Senior forward Lindsey Thall and sophomore guard Casey Santoro celebrate during the Kent State womens basketball game against Miami at Kent on Feb. 7. 

Women’s basketball drops final road game of season

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter March 2, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-10 MAC) lost its final road game of the season 69-60 against Bowling Green State University (15-13, 10-9 MAC) Wednesday. “I was proud of our team’s...

Kent State womens basketball team continues their winning streak on Wed. Feb. 16, 2022 against Northern Illinois winning 67-43.

Women’s basketball beats Miami, moves to fifth place in conference

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 24, 2022

Kent State women’s basketball team (17-9, 9-8 MAC) got back in the win column with a 61-52 victory over Miami University (8-18, 4-13 MAC) Wednesday.The win put the Flashes in a tie for fifth place in...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

Golden Flashes Womens basketball plays Clarion on Sat, December 11, 2021 and won 89-43. Senior guard Hannah Young (32) jumps and tries to shoot the ball.

Women’s basketball drops another close conference game

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter January 26, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (10-7 overall, 2-6 Mid-American Conference) lost its sixth conference game of the season by a final score of 61-55 against the Northern Illinois University Huskies...

Senior Philip Whittington (25) goes up for a shot against Akron at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Whittington finished with 11 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds. He scored the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left to give Kent State the 68-67 win.

Whittington’s go-ahead layup gives Kent State its third straight win, five takeaways from Kent State’s win over Akron

Ian Kreider sports reporter January 31, 2020

Senior forward Philip Whittington checked into the game for the first time in nearly six minutes.He stood near the hoop ready for senior guard Antonio Williams to drive. Williams drove hard to the rim,...

Antonio Williams (4) goes up for a layup against Toledos Luke Maranka (12) on Jan. 28 at the M.A.C.C.

“Mamba mentality: We stand together and we stay mentally strong”: Five takeaways from Kent State’s 21-point comeback win at Toledo

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 28, 2020

Kent State reverted to bad habits over the first 12 minutes of the game. The Flashes settled for pull-up jump shots instead of penetrating for easier looks.They allowed Toledo to score inside with little...

Senior forward Philip Whittington (25) shoots a layup on January 7, 2020. Whittington finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 84-77 win.

Five takeaways from Kent State’s second straight loss

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 18, 2020

Kent State lost its second straight game of its two-game road trip. The Flashes again struggled in the first half, failing to score 30 points for the second straight game. They relied heavily on runs,...

Kent States Tervell Beck (14) tries to block Western Michigan guard Michael Flowers as he cuts to the basket during a Jan. 18 game in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

In game of runs, Flashes run out of gas

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 18, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball team battled back and forth with Western Michigan University all game, but WMU caught all the momentum late.For the final four minutes and 39 seconds of the game the Flashes...

Kent State women’s basketball improves to 3-2 in the MAC

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 18, 2020

Miami University took a 75-74 lead with 55 seconds left in the game. It was the first time the Redhawks had the lead since the first quarter when they were up 6-5. Going into the fourth quarter, the Kent...

Megan Carter scores 1,000th point, leads team to victory

Amanda Levine Assigning editor December 3, 2019

Senior guard Megan Carter became the 22nd player in Kent State women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points. She led the Flashes with 21 points in a 81-58 win over St. Bonaventure.“Thinking back...

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