KENT STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kent State rallies again for fourth straight victory

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jimmy Hall and Deon Edwin posted double-doubles and Kent State rallied to beat Ohio 70-67 on Saturday night as the Golden Flashes won their fourth straight. Hall's 3-point play with 54 seconds left gave the Golden Flashes a 64-63 lead and Jalen Avery added two free throws. Jaaron Simmons scored for Ohio with 24 seconds left but Jaylin Walker made four free throws...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State downs Buffalo 77-69 behind Hall's 26 points

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jimmy Hall grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 26 points to become the eighth player in Kent State history to reach 1,500 career points as the Golden Flashes beat the Buffalo 77-69 on Tuesday night. Jaylin Walker scored 22 points with four 3-pointers for Kent State (16-12, 8-7), which entered the game two games back in the Mid-American East standings while Buffalo...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall Earns MAC East Player of the Week

Kent State University senior forward Jimmy Hall has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, as announced Monday.

Kent State ends Akron's 30-game home winning streak

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Deon Edwin scored 21 points to help Kent State snap Akron's 30-game home winning streak with a 70-67 win on Friday night. The Zips' home winning streak had been the second longest in the nation behind No. 7 Oregon (41). The Golden Flashes (15-12, 7-7 Mid-American) had a 7-1 run to lead 70-64 on Mitch Peterson's free throw with three seconds left. Noah Robotham...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Akron ends Kent State's 30-game home winning streak

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Deon Edwin scored 21 points to help Kent State snap Akron's 30-game home winning streak with a 70-67 win on Friday night. The Zips' home winning streak had been the second longest in the nation behind No. 7 Oregon (41). The Golden Flashes (15-12, 7-7 Mid-American) had a 7-1 run to lead 70-64 on Mitch Peterson's free throw with three seconds left. Noah Robotham...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Men's Basketball Hands Akron its First Home Loss, 70-67

The Kent State University men's basketball team (15-12, 7-7 MAC) snapped Akron's (22-5, 12-2 MAC) 30 game home winning streak Saturday, taking round one of the Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge, 70-67.

Brian Winters to Return for Scholarship Auction

Fans can meet Winters at the M.A.C. Center Friday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m., for an eventful night benefiting current and future Kent State student-athletes.

Men's Basketball Downs Miami, 76-72

The Kent State University men's basketball team (14-12, 6-7 MAC) picked up a home win Tuesday over the Miami RedHawks (10-16, 3-10 MAC), 76-72.

Men's Basketball Seeks Season Sweep of Miami

The Kent State University men's basketball team (13-12, 5-7 MAC) will look to complete a season sweep of the Miami RedHawks (10-15, 3-9 MAC) on Tuesday at home at 7 p.m.

Spectrum Sports Picks Up Men's Basketball vs. Ohio

Kent State University men's basketball's game against Ohio on Feb. 25 at home has been picked up by Spectrum Sports and will be distributed nationally on ESPN3. Game time will remain at 7 p.m.

Toledo shoots 65 percent in 78-58 win over Kent State

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Jonathan Williams scored 21 points and tallied six assists, Steve Taylor Jr. added 20 points, and Toledo shot a season-high 65.2 percent from the field en route to a 78-58 win over Kent State on Saturday. Williams made 7 of 10 from the field and Taylor 9 of 13, part of a Rockets effort that shot 79 percent in the first half (15 of 19), including 7 of 10 from...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashes Becoming Synonymous with Super Bowl

Sunday, Kent State will be represented by a former football player at the Super Bowl for the 22nd time since 1974 when former quarterback Julian Edelman steps onto the field.  Edelman's third career appearance with the Patriots will be a big reason why more Golden Flashes have played in the Super Bowl than any other Mid-American Conference team.

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
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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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