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Kennesaw State enjoying quick rise in Big South

(STATS) - Kennesaw State is no longer looking out at a blank landscape, the Owls have a road map this year. They've been afforded more of a sense of certainty in their second season after debuting with a successful startup campaign last year.Big South teams are much more aware of Kennesaw as well. The Owls were selected third in the conference's preseason poll announced Tuesday...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago  |  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 Associated Press
February 20, 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

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)...
Via FOX Sports
December 01, 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 Associated Press
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State tops ETSU to open inaugural season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (STATS) - Kennesaw State's football program is off and running - literally. The Owls won the first game in program history Thursday night, rushing for 416 yards in a 56-16 rout of East Tennessee State at Steve Spurrier Field at Kermit Tipton Stadium. ETSU was returning to football for the first time since it discontinued its program after the 2003 season. Kennesaw...
Via Associated Press
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Skinner Hired As Kennesaw State Head Basketball Coach

The Kennesaw State Owls men’s basketball team now has a big name attached to it. According to Doug Roberson of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the school has hired Bryant assistant Al Skinner to become its new head coach. Skinner replaces Jimmy Lalathin, who led the Owls to a 10-22 record in the Atlantic Sun last season. Prior to his job at Bryant, the 62-year-old Skinner was...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Kennesaw State’s inaugural spring game highlights

Earlier this off-season we featured a story about the upstart Kennesaw State football program. This past weekend was another landmark moment as they continue on their journey to their first football game as they held their first ever spring football game. You can read more about the game here.
Via The Student Section
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State holds first ever practice

At Crystal Ball Run, we followed the story of the Kennesaw State Owls and how they started to build their program. Today represented another chapter in their history as they held their first ever football practice. First official practice getting ready to begin! #GoKSUOwls #OurTimeKSU pic.twitter.com/a10AjL4uM8 — KennesawStFootball (@kennesawstfb) August 19, 2014 Quarterback Jaquez...
Via The Student Section
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville Baseball Coach Dan McDonnell Gets Emotional After Team Advances To College World Series

Louisville baseball advanced to its third College World Series in school history last night with a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State in the Louisville Super Regional. Cardinals head coach Dan McDonnell got emotional during his postgame press conference, as he began crying while he said he doesn’t want the credit for this win, but rather, he would rather people credit his coaches, assistants...
Via College Spun
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville ousts Kennesaw State to return to CWS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville coach Dan McDonnell only recently installed freshman Nick Solak as his everyday designated hitter. Even then, it was just to get the freshman some regular at-bats. Well, on the strength of Solak's bat, the Cardinals are heading back to Omaha. Solak's two-run homer in the fifth inning propelled the Cardinals to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State in the NCAA...
Via Fox Sports South
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State CF Bo Way is the Angels 7th round pick

No alliteration this time around, but the Angels did stay in Georgia where they might have just picked the best name in their draft class. Second straight outfielder by #Angels, who take CF Bo Way (Kennesaw State University) in the seventh round. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) June 6, 2014 No way! More like Bo Way, am I right? Um, yeah, well, I don’t actually know anything...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State's Pentecost preps for MLB draft amid surprising tourney run

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Mike Sansing had been planning a party for Kennesaw State to see where expected first-rounder Max Pentecost would land in Thursday's opening day of the MLB draft. "(Pentecost) and I talked and I said, 'You know there's a chance that we're not going to do that,'" said Sansing, the Owls' coach. That was before Kennesaw State, in the program's first NCAA tournament...
Via Fox Sports South
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: A Kennesaw State Pitcher Brought A Wrestling-Style Championship Belt To NCAA Baseball Tournament Press Conference

The Kennesaw State baseball team beat Alabama, 1-0, in their opening NCAA Tournament game this afternoon in Tallahassee. The Owls will next take on the winner of Georgia Southern and No. 5 national seed Florida State.  Following Kennesaw State’s victory, pitcher Travis Bergen, fresh off a 8.2 inning performance, brought a wrestling-style championship belt to the press conference...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kennesaw State edges Northern Kentucky 69-67

Delbert Love scored 18 points and Kennesaw State used a second-half rally to take down Northern Kentucky 69-67 Friday night. With Kennesaw State holding a 68-67 lead in the waning seconds of the game, Myles Hamilton stole the ball at the top of the 3-point arc and nearly dribbled out the clock before being fouled with a second left. Hamilton hit 1 of 2 free throws before the Norse...
Via Associated Press
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 16 Georgia women top Kennesaw State 91-32

Merritt Hempe scored a career-high 18 points, 14 in the first half, as No. 16 Georgia whooped Kennesaw State 91-32 on Sunday. Georgia only made two field goals in the first 4:30 of the second half, but then went on a 25-0 run and took a commanding 74-20 lead. Tiaria Griffin made three 3-pointers during the stretch that saw six different players score. Shacobla Barbee and Griffin...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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