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Register for Kent State Men's Basketball Camps

Registration is now open for Kent State Men's Basketball Camps, hosted by the Golden Flashes coaching staff at the MAC Center this summer.

Steinburg Steps Down at Kent State for Associate Head Coach Position

Kent State University men's basketball assistant coach Bobby Steinburg has accepted the position of associate head coach at Youngstown State.

Flashes Announce Spring Awards

KENT, Ohio - Kent State head football coach Paul Haynes recently announced the team's spring award winners, following the conclusion of the team's spring season.

Two Flashes Named to Hampshire Honor Society

The National Football Foundation continued to recognize Kent State's recent history of academic success, by naming two more Golden Flashes into the Hampshire Honor Society Wednesday.

GoldenFlashesTV: Terence Waugh at 2017 Pro Day

Via Kent State FB - Official Site
March 28, 2017

Rittichier Tradtion Continues with Nick Holley

In what has become one of the most valued traditions within Kent State's football program, the Jack Rittichier Memorial Award was handed out Friday inside Dix Stadium's teamroom.  Following the Golden Flashes' final spring practice, Head Coach Paul Haynes presented Nick Holley with the "Jack's Run"sculpture for his performance this past fall.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
March 27, 2017

Kent State Selected as 14th Seed, Face UCLA in Sacramento

The Kent State University men's basketball team has been selected as a 14th seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, facing the third seed UCLA at the 1 Center in Sacramento, California Friday, March 17.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
March 12, 2017

Kent Stop 'em: Kent State beats rival Akron for NCAA bid

CLEVELAND (AP) There was nothing easy, nothing routine about Kent State's trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Golden Flashes took the toughest road possible. Jaylin Walker scored 30 points, Jimmy Hall added 19 and sixth-seeded Kent State earned its first NCAA berth since 2008 by beating rival Akron in the Mid-American Conference championship game Saturday night to cap a six-day...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2017  |  Discuss

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
February 25, 2017  |  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
February 21, 2017  |  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
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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

Kent State suspends star safety Nate Holley

CLEVELAND (AP) Kent State has indefinitely suspended star senior safety Nate Holley one day before hosting No. 14 Western Michigan. School spokesman Eric Mansfield confirmed the punishment, but did not provide any details. ''We are aware of the situation and take this matter very seriously,'' Mansfield said in an email sent to the Associated Press. ''He has been suspended from...
Via Associated Press
November 07, 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
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