KENT STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Julian Edelman Has Proudly Worn Same Kent State Shirt To Practice For Seven Years

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman is easy to spot on the New England Patriots’ practice field. He’s the guy at the end of the warmup line with a bright yellow T-shirt poking out from under his white practice jersey. That shirt? A Kent State Golden Flashes workout T-shirt that Edelman’s been wearing to practice since he was drafted by the Patriots in 2009. He wore it to the...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

First Member of 2017 Class Joins Flashes

Kent State recently announced that Elvis Hines Jr. (Bradenton, Fla.) has joined the football program as a defensive back for the spring semester and will be eligible to play in 2017.

Buffalo pulls away on 23-5 run, beats Kent State 82-69

KENT, Ohio (AP) CJ Massinburg scored 22 points and Nick Perkins added 17 to help Buffalo pull away midway through the second half to beat Kent State 82-69 on Tuesday night. Kent State had its last lead, 64-59 with 8:44 to play before the Bulls closed the gap on a 23-5 run. Nikola Rakicevic scored eight of his 14 points, and Massinburg and Perkins each chipped in six points during...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Men's Basketball Hosts Buffalo Tuesday

The Kent State University men's basketball team (9-8, 1-3 MAC) comes back home to the M.A.C. Center for a Tuesday night matchup against Buffalo (7-10, 1-3 MAC) at 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball vs. Central Michigan on Jan. 28 Moved to Noon

The Kent State University men's basketball game on Jan. 28 against Central Michigan has been moved to noon and picked up by the CBS Sports Network.

Hammond scores 35, W Michigan tops Kent State 92-88

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Tucker Haymond scored a career-high 35 points, Thomas Wilder added 24 and Western Michigan held off Kent State 92-88 on Saturday. The Broncos (6-10, 1-2 Mid-American) had a 13-point lead midway through the second half before the Golden Flashes (9-8, 1-3) battled back. A 3-pointer from Mitch Peterson cut the deficit to 76-74 with 4:43 left. Western Michigan...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Time and Broadcast Change for Jan. 21 Basketball Doubleheader

Spectrum Sports, formally known as Time Warner Cable Sport, has selected Kent State's men's basketball game vs. Toledo on Jan. 21 as its Mid-American Conference Wild Card Selection.

Kent State beats Ball state 100-90 in MAC opener

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jaylin Walker scored 21 points, Jimmy Hall added 20 with nine rebounds and five assists, and Kent State made all 31 of its free throws to beat Ball State 100-90 in Tuesday night's Mid-American conference opener for both teams. Kevin Zabo scored a career-high 18 points, Deon Edwin had 14, and Desmond Ridenour 13 for the Golden Flashes (9-5), who forced 26 Cardinals...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker Named MAC East Player of the Week

Kent State University men's basketball guard Jaylin Walker has earned Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week honors, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.

Kent State Remembers Luke Owens

Kent State lost a legend this past weekend when football standout Luke Owens died at the age of 83.  A key member of the Golden Flashes' first bowl team in 1954, Owens played nine seasons in the NFL.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
December 13, 2016

Eleven Golden Flashes Earn Academic All-MAC Honors

Eleven Kent State players were named to the 2016 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Football Team Tuesday.  Senior linebacker Nick Cuthbert (Chesterland, Ohio) headlined the list as the Golden Flashes' lone three-time selection.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
December 13, 2016

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

#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.
Via Kent State BB - Official Site
November 17, 2016

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

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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