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Watch Kennesaw State player freak out on the first flight of his life

Kennesaw State took on Duquesne this weekend, which required a quick plane ride from Georgia up to the Pittsburgh area.But for Kennesaw State redshirt freshman Keagan Jordan, it was his first time flying, which made for an awfully terrifying experience. To make things even worse, Jordan's teammate, wide receiver Xavier Harper, recorded Jordan's reaction to the plane taking off -...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Blackmon pick-six sparks Kennesaw State past Duquesne, 36-28

PITTSBURGH (AP) Dante Blackmon picked off a Dillon Buechel pass and returned it 57 yards for a second-quarter touchdown to spark Kennesaw State to a 36-28 win over Duquesne as the Owls won their road opener Saturday. Freshman Daniel David threw for a pair of second-half touchdowns to Justin Sumpter, including a 67-yard strike early in the third quarter. Duquesne (2-2) took the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State overpowers Point 49-3

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Chandler Burks threw two touchdowns passes, ran for another score, and Kennesaw State coasted to a 49-3 win over Point University on Saturday night. Kennesaw State (1-1) scored four straight touchdowns in the first half, including both of Burks' passing TDs and his 51-yard scoring run. Burks threw 3- and 4-yard touchdown passes to Justin Sumpter, who finished...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerman's FG lifts ETSU to 20-17, 2OT win over Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Austin Herink passed for 214 yards and rushed for a touchdown, and JJ Jerman kicked a 24-yard field goal in double overtime as East Tennessee State topped Kennesaw State 20-17 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. Herink's 1-yard score gave East Tennessee a 17-10 lead in the first overtime, but Chandler Burks found Justin Sumpter for a 22-yard touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State hires former Ga Tech, Pitt coach Berenato

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Kennesaw State has hired former Georgia Tech and Pittsburgh women's basketball coach Agnus Berenato. The Atlantic Sun Conference school in suburban Atlanta announced the move Wednesday. The 59-year-old Berenato takes over a program that that has had only one winning season since 2009. She replaces Nitra Perry, whose contract was not renewed after the Owls went...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

FGCU beats Kennesaw State 74-64 in A-Sun quarters

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Christian Terrell scored 15 points, Marc Eddy Norelia recorded his 13th double-double of the season and No. 4 seed Florida Gulf Coast beat fifth-seeded Kennesaw State 74-64 Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun tournament. FGCU went on a 10-0 run early in the second half - with back-to-back 3-pointers by Terrell - to build a 52-41 lead. Kennesaw...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State beats Lipscomb 73-57

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kendrick Ray had 26 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night and Kennesaw State closed the season with a 73-57 win over Lipscomb. The Owls (11-19, 7-7 Atlantic Sun Conference) led 56-52 with 4:33 left and made 15 of 16 from the foul line to pull away. Ray's basket with 49 seconds left capped the scoring and was Kennesaw State's only field goal in the last five...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Norelia helps Florida Gulf Coast top Kennesaw State 68-63

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Marc-Eddy Norelia scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Florida Gulf Coast outlasted Kennesaw State 68-63 on Saturday night. Zach Johnson, Christian Terrell and Antravious Simmons added 12 apiece for the Eagles (17-12, 8-5), who pulled into a three-way tie for second place in the Atlantic Sun Conference with NJIT and Jacksonville, one game behind...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown scores 28 and Kennesaw State beats Stetson 92-82

DELAND, Fla. (AP) Yonel Brown made four 3-pointers and scored 28 points and Kennesaw State beat Stetson 92-82 on Thursday night. Aubrey Williams added 17 points while Kendrick Ray and Bernard Morena had 16 apiece for the Owls (10-18, 6-6 Atlantic Sun), who shot just shy of 50 percent in winning their third straight game. Divine Myles and Derick Newton scored 17 points each for...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynn, Coleman spark NJIT past Kennesaw State 78-59

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Damon Lynn led four players into double-figure scoring as NJIT powered past Kennesaw State 78-59 on Saturday, beating the Owls for the second time in a week. For the first time, NJIT has won three Atlantic Sun Conference games in a row. Lynn scored 19 points, Tim Coleman 17, Ky Howard 14 and Chris Jenkins 12 on four 3-pointers as NJIT (14-11, 5-4) broke open...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Yonel Brown scores 22, Kennesaw State beats SC-Upstate 75-62

KENESSAW, Ga. (AP) Yonel Brown scored 22 points with seven rebounds and Kennesaw State topped South Carolina-Upstate 75-62 on Monday night. Bernard Morena and Aubrey Williams scored 14 points apiece, and Kendrick Ray added 13 for the Owls (7-17, 3-5 Atlantic Sun). Kennesaw State shot nearly 47 percent and went 11 of 13 from the line. USC Upstate (8-17, 2-6) was led by Michael...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern stakes claim as Big South's flagship program

(STATS) - Heading into the 2015 season, Charleston Southern wasn't even the biggest FCS program in the Holy City, let alone the Big South. A lot can change in six months. The best season in the school's 25-year football history didn't just put a target squarely on the Buccaneers' backs. It also has the Big South hoping it has an emerging power that isn't just a potential top dog...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

FGCU holds off Kennesaw State 79-74

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Rayjon Tucker scored 19 points and Florida Gulf Coast held off Kennesaw State for a 79-74 victory Thursday night for the Eagles' eighth straight victory. Christian Terrell added 16 points and Zach Johnson 15. Kennesaw State (5-15, 1-3 Atlantic Sun) was within six with 1:07 to go after a 3-pointer by Yonel Brown and got the ball back on a turnover. But Brown...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State cruises past Lipscomb 102-86

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Nick Masterson scored 24 points, Yonel Brown had 21, and Kennesaw State built an early double-digit lead and cruised to a 102-86 victory over Lipscomb in an Atlantic Sun Conference opener on Saturday. Masterson was 10 of 14 from the floor with four 3-pointers. Brown made 8 of 14 shots and 3 of 6 from long range. Kendrick Ray had 16 points, Kyle Clarke 14 and...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State's 2nd half keys 103-71 win vs NAIA Reinhardt

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Bernard Morena scored 20 of his career-high 24 points in the second half and grabbed nine rebounds to help Kennesaw State beat Reinhardt 103-71 on Monday. Morena connected on 11 of 15 field-goal attempts as Kennesaw State shot 61.5 percent. Yonel Brown and Kendrick Ray added 18 points apiece for Kennesaw State (4-12). Brown made nine of the Owls' 16 free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State’s Yonel Brown defeats the shot clock with bounce

Not many people pay attention to the Kennesaw State Owls, a team from the Atlantic Sun that currently sits a 3-10 on the season. Today is not one of those days, as Owls guard Yonel Brown opted to beat the shot clock by throwing up a desperation three, only to see the ball go OFF the backboard and then float downward through the net! Check out the highlight below! https://twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee scores 18 as No. 19 Louisville tops Kennesaw State 94-57

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Damion Lee scored 18 points as No. 19 Louisville used another strong shooting performance to beat Kennesaw State 94-57 on Wednesday night. Louisville (8-1) shot 59 percent (40 of 68). The Cardinals' 40 field goals were their most since Dec. 22, 2010, against Western Kentucky. The Cardinals have now shot above 50 percent in eight of their nine games, matching...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray, Kennesaw State pull away for 69-59 win over Thomas (Ga)

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Kendrick Ray scored 21 and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Kennesaw State overcome a slow start and pull away late for a 69-59 win over NAIA Thomas (Ga.) on Monday night. It was Ray's second consecutive game, and third in the last four, with at least 20 points. Kennesaw State (3-8) made just 8 of 20 field goals in the first half and went into the break tied at...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State beats Florida A&M 61-41

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Kendrick Ray had 11 points and 10 rebounds, Yonel Brown added 10 points, and Kennesaw State never trailed in its 61-41 win over Florida A&M on Wednesday night. Aubrey Williams grabbed nine rebounds and had three steals for the Owls (2-7), who won the rebounding battle 48-34 - with 15 on the offensive end. Bernard Morena and Brown combined for six of the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon scores eight points in 16 seconds, forces overtime and beats Kennesaw State

Kennesaw State was up by 89-81 with 16 seconds left in regulation, and somehow lost by double-digits.Elon erased the eight-point deficit to force overtime before landing a 103-93 victory on Monday night at home.Luke Eddy was given a layup to start the run, as the Owls were willing to surrender two points instead of potentially committing a foul (although, that would come later)...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon rallies down the stretch to beat Kennesaw State in OT

ELON, N.C. (AP) Luke Eddy made three game-tying free throws with 1.3 seconds left in regulation and hit four more in overtime to help Elon rally past Kennesaw State 103-93 on Monday night. Kendrick Ray made two free throws with 19 seconds left in the second half to give Kennesaw State a 89-81 lead. Eddy answered with a pull-up jumper and Kennesaw State's Nigel Pruitt missed two...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoops Preview: the best coach no one talks about

You’ve heard the expression a million different times in sports: “No one talks about him.” This is obviously a statement that’s not meant to be taken as a literal truth. Someone, somewhere, talks about a head coach at a program in the public eye. If you’re at Kennesaw State, okay, few will talk about you (speaking of Kennesaw State, former Boston College coach Al Skinner...
Via The Student Section
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Liberty holds off Kennesaw State 45-35

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Josh Woodrumwas 15 of 21 for 230 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday night, and Liberty held off Kennesaw State 45-35. Darrin Peterson had four catches for 164 yards and three touchdowns, including an 80-yarder in the middle of the second quarter. Liberty (4-4, 1-2 Big South) took control with 24 straight points to end the first half, and Kennesaw State (5...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Thompson's 4 FGs lift Kennesaw State past Gardner-Webb, 12-7

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Justin Thompson kicked four field goals, the Kennesaw State defense allowed just 200 total yards and the Owls beat Gardner-Webb 12-7 on Saturday in their first ever Big South Conference game. After the teams combined to go three-and-out on the first three possessions of the game, Thompson capped an 11-play, 42-yard drive with a 30-yard field goal. He added a 33...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State ready for its first close-up

(STATS) - As first impressions go, Kennesaw State's has been enticing enough to turn more than a few heads. Brian Bohannon doesn't have any interest in his program getting a few fleeting glances, though. He wants those looks to linger, and he knows the Owls' first-ever Big South Conference game Saturday against Gardner-Webb is a prime spot to make sure they do. The suburban Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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