KENT STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hall has double-double in Kent State's win over Grambling

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jimmy Hall scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Kent State over Grambling 86-57 on Friday night. The double-double was the third of the season for Hall and the 10th in the senior's career. Jaylin Walker added 12 points and eight rebounds and Mitch Peterson 12 points and five boards. The Golden Flashes (5-3) used their size advantage to outrebound the...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Men's Basketball Upends Grambling State, 86-57

The Kent State University men's basketball team (5-3) returned to the M.A.C. Center Friday and earned a victory over the Grambling State Tigers (3-6), 86-57.

Men's Basketball Returns Home to Host Grambling State

The Kent State University men's basketball team returns the M.A.C. Center to begin a four-game home stand against Grambling State Friday at 7 p.m.

Begley's late trey lifts Northeastern past Kent State, 73-70

BOSTON (AP) Devon Begley's 3-pointer gave Northeastern the lead with two minutes left and his two free throws with 25 seconds left iced the Huskies' 73-70 come-from-behind win over Kent State in their opener at Matthews Arena Sunday. Kent State led 42-25 at intermission, but the Huskies rallied and cut the deficit to three points with 12 minutes left in the game. Northeastern...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Men's Basketball Falls on the Road to Northeastern, 73-70

The Kent State University men's basketball team (4-3) dropped the final game of its nine-day road trip, falling to Northeastern (4-2), 73-70, Sunday.

Men's Basketball Continues Road Trip at Northeastern

The Kent State University men's basketball team continues its road trip with a matchup in Boston at Northeastern Sunday at 2 p.m.

No. 5 Baylor routs Kent State 84-42 in Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) The foreshadowing came on the opening tip-off, when Baylor's Beatrice Mompremier barely had to move to win possession against Kent State's Naddiyah Cross. Then again, Mompremier is nearly a foot taller than Cross. So a lopsided height advantage decided the game's first play, and plenty of plays after that as well. Kalani Brown scored 17 points, Lauren Cox added...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Baylor has little trouble with Kent State, 84-42

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Kalani Brown scored 17 points, Lauren Cox added 15 and No. 5 Baylor had little trouble with Kent State, winning 84-42 Friday in the opening game of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Beatrice Mompremier scored 13 for the Bears (5-1), who took control with a 15-0 run in the first quarter. Brown, Cox and Mompremier combined to make 19 of their 25 shots. Larissa Lurken scored...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flack, Mooney lead South Dakota past Kent State, 80-77

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Matt Mooney scored 17 points, Tyler Flack had a late offensive rebound and putback and South Dakota slipped past Kent State 80-77 on Monday night in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Flack finished with 12 points and seven rebounds, Carlton Hurst scored 11 with 10 boards and Trey Burch-Manning scored 10 for South Dakota. Flack made two free throws that gave South Dakota...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams Named Player of the Week

Kent State true freshman punter Derek Adams (Manheim, Pa./Manheim Central) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Special Teams Player of the Week Monday.

Flashes to Close Season Friday with Northern Illinois

Sixteen Kent State seniors will be recognized Friday as the Golden Flashes close out their 2016 season against Northern Illinois on CBS Sports Network. The Huskies and Flashes will be meeting for the 27th time.

Kent State Basketball Team Marks National Anthem With Remarkable ‘Unity’ Display

The Kent State men’s basketball team is taking a stand for racial and national unity. The Golden Flashes invited fans of different races onto to the floor Thursday to stand with them for the national anthem before their home opener against Mississippi Valley State. Each player picked a fan, whose race differed from his own, out of the crowd to stand shoulder-to-shoulder during...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

#StandWithKSU: Kent State Returns to the M.A.C. Center to Face Hiram

The Kent State University men's basketball team (2-0) will officially begin the 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase with a Portage County showdown against Hiram College (1-0) Friday in the M.A.C. Center.

Watch: Kent State basketball team organizes ‘unified’ national anthem

The past three months or so of major sports controversy has been dominated by athletes’ demonstrations during the national anthem. The Kent State men’s basketball team joined this trend on Wednesday ahead of their game against the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils. However, the Golden Flashes’ demonstration was different than what we’ve seen previously. As the players...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State brings fans on court as sign of racial unity during anthem

The Kent State basketball team shared a remarkable moment with the crowd prior to Wednesday night’s home opener against Mississippi Valley State. Members of the team walked into the crowd and each player invited a fan of a different race to join them on the court for the national anthem as a sign of unity. The players and fans came together as the school’s ”Flasher Brass”...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago

Holley Earns Third MAC Player of the Week Honor

For the third time in six appearances at quarterback, Kent State junior Nick Holley was named Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.

Kent St. suspends S Nate Holley after kidnapping charge

Nate Holley might have already made his last tackle in college football. Prosecutors charged the Kent State University safety Monday with kidnapping, in a Kent, Ohio, court, and the Golden Flashes immediately suspended him from the team, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Elton Alexander reports. Holley, who leads the nation in solo tackles this season with 8.9 per game and is second...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Hynes 35-yard field goal lifts Flashes over Chippewas

Shane Hynes' field goal with no time left on the clock gave Kent State a 27-24 victory
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
October 29, 2016

Here Are Some Highlights Of Julian Edelman Playing QB At Kent State

The New England Patriots could enter Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans with the understanding that wide receiver Julian Edelman might be called upon to play quarterback. It would take an unfortunate set of circumstances, as the Patriots are expected to hand the quarterback keys to rookie Jacoby Brissett with Jimmy Garoppolo injured and Tom Brady still serving his...
Via NESN.com
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

PSU kicker destroys Kent State return man with big hit

Penn State kicker Joey Julius jacked up a Kent State return man in Saturday’s game, delivering a hit that even defenders would be jealous of. Check it out. Ever see a 258-pound kicker level a returner? Joey Julius did it, and it's as great as it sounds. https://t.co/Pij7x6XflS — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) September 3, 2016 Boom!
Via The Sports Daily
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State kicker Joey Julius destroys kick returner

Some football kickers are content to kick the ball and that’s it. Others like to get their hands dirty and try to make a tackle here and there on special teams. We certainly know where Joey Julius lies on that scale. Julius, a bearded badboy who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 258 pounds on Penn State’s website, made a monster tackle during kick coverage against Kent State on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Draft Profile: LHP Eric Lauer, Kent State

Up next in the 2016 MLB Draft profile series is college pitcher Eric Lauer, who threw a no-hitter and thoroughly dominated his competition. Previous entries Josh Lowe Matt Manning Justin Dunn Nolan Jones Cody Sedlock Jordan Sheffield William Benson Vitals 6’3, 205 pounds Position: Pitcher Bats: Right Throws: Left DOB: June 3, 1995 Location Kent, Ohio Class: Junior RankingsBaseball...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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