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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Junior forward Nila Blackford makes a move toward the basket during the Kent State womens basketball teams loss to Toledo in the second round of the WNIT in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, March 21

Hot Toledo offense ends women’s basketball season

March 22, 2022

The Kent State women’s basketball team held its previous two opponents to an average of 54.1 points on 31.9 percent shooting going into the second round of the WNIT. The Flashes’ season ended in...

The Kent State womens basketball team celebrates its win over Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio on Wednesday, March 16.

Women’s basketball secures second WNIT win in program history

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter March 16, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (19-11, 10-10 MAC) beat Youngstown State University (24-7, 18-4 Horizon League) by a final score of 68-59 in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation...

Kent State sophomore Casey Santoro switches directions as she maneuvers down the court.

Women’s basketball earns WNIT bid

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter March 15, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team will face Youngstown State University in the opening round of the 2022 Postseason Women’s National Invite Tournament. The game will be on Wednesday, March 16...

Freshman forward Bridget Dunn prepare to make a shot during the Kent State womens basketballs loss against Bowling Green in Kent, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 21.

Women’s basketball falls to Bowling Green after rough second half

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

After winning its first six games in February, the Kent State women’s basketball team has now dropped back-to-back games. The Flashes lost 77-66 to Bowling Green Monday. KSU (8-8 Mid-American Conference,...

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.

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to three games

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter December 9, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team (7-1) held off a fourth quarter rally by Duquesne University (4-6) to win its third straight by a final score of 71-66 Wednesday.“It wasn’t pretty, but I thought...

Sophomore forward Lindsey Thall (44) dribbles the ball down the court during the womens basketball game on Jan. 29, 2020. Kent State won against Ball State University 69-68.

Women’s basketball beats second Power Five team in three days; places third in Gulf Coast Showcase

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 29, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team had not beaten a Power Five team since November of 2010 prior to this weekend. By Sunday night the Flashes had two victories in one weekend.After shocking the...

Members of the Kent State womens basketball team huddle up during a game. 

Women’s basketball upsets No.19 UCLA at Gulf Coast Showcase

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter November 26, 2021

Kent State women’s basketball team (4-0) got its first win in its first ever matchup against No. 19 UCLA (3-1) by a final score of 75-69 in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Showcase tournament in...

Junior Katie Shumate shoots against John Carrol University, one of many baskets made in the winning game of 101-40 on Wed. Nov. 18, 2021.

Women’s basketball 3-0 for the first time in 11 years after completely dismantling John Carroll

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter November 18, 2021

For the first time since 2000, Kent State’s women’s basketball team (3-0) scored in triple digits as they defeated Division III’s John Carroll University (2-0). The final score was 101-40.“Real...

Head coach Todd Starkey swings from the net after he cuts it down on Mar. 4, 2020 to celebrate Kent State Womens basketball becoming the MAC East champions. Kent State University womens basketball beat Ohio University 81-77.

Women’s basketball coach signs contract extension

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter October 27, 2021

Kent State women’s basketball head coach Todd Starkey has agreed to a contract extension through the 2025-2026 basketball season.Director of Athletics Randale L. Richmond announced the agreement Tuesday...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

Injuries, exhaustion plague women’s basketball in loss to BG

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor March 4, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team was not outscored by more than five in any one quarter, but Bowling Green State University steadily built a large lead.The Flashes lost 82-65 in the Stroh Center,...

Women’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Miami on buzzer beater

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team allowed only two University of Miami field goals in the fourth quarter. But one of those shots was the biggest of the game, as Miami guard Peyton Scott hit a buzzer-beating...

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