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KENT STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buffalo “Mop Guy” Almost Gets Run Over On Fast Break Basket

Buffalo's mop guy almost got run over on a fast break basket Friday against Kent State.
Via Gamedayr
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mop Kid Nearlly Gets Taken Out During Buffalo-Kent State Game

The mop kids at basketball games are important to the safety of the players. When you run up and down the court like these guys do you are bound to get sweaty and drip all over the place. Drip too much on any one spot and there is a good chance it gets slippery and someone slips risking an injury. That's where the mop kids come in. It is there job to keep the court as dry as possible...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kent State humbled in Buffalo, 80-55, snapping a six-game winning streak

Kent State's six-game winning streak crumbled on the road into a humbling loss to the Buffalo Bulls, who closed within a game of the first place Golden Flashes in the Mid-American Conference.
Via The Plain Dealer
1 day ago

A six-game winning streak comes to an end in Buffalo

Jimmy Hall scored 16 points, but the Golden Flashes watched their winning streak end in an 80-55 loss at Buffalo

Home cooking is key to winning 2015 MAC basketball title

Kent State is first in Mid-American Conference basketball, but plays six of its next eight on the road and every MAC team has a winning record on its homecourt.
Via The Plain Dealer
1 day ago

First Place Golden Flashes Take National Stage Friday at Buffalo

Kent State (15-5, 6-1) faces road test at Buffalo (13-6, 4-3) Friday at 10 p.m. on ESPNU.

Kent State's defense overwhelms Central Michigan, 63-53

Kent State's defense, and Jimmy Hall's double-double comes up big in the second half as Kent State earns a 63-53 victory over Central Michigan.
Via The Plain Dealer
4 days ago

Defense dominates Central Michigan in 63-53 Flashes win

The Golden Flashes (15-5, 6-1) held Central Michigan 30 points below their season average while winning their sixth straight.

MAC bullseye is on Kent State while Akron looks to get well at home - MAC Basketball Insider

Kent State's Golden Flashes remain atop the MAC standings, but they still are not the favorites.
Via The Plain Dealer
4 days ago

MAC Names 10 Flashes to Academic All-Conference Team

CLEVELAND-  Ten Kent State football players were named to the 2014 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team Tuesday by the conference office.  Senior Anthony Meray (Spanaway, Wash.) was one of only seven MAC players to earn the honor for the third consecutive season.

Golden Flashes Host Central Michigan Tuesday in Showdown of MAC Leaders

First-place Golden Flashes (14-5, 5-1) host MAC West leader Central Michigan Tuesday night at the M.A.C. Center.

Kent State football coach Paul Haynes refreshed after tough 2014 season

The 2014 Kent State football season was anything but smooth, but coach Paul Haynes is looking for a productive 2015.
Via The Plain Dealer
11 days ago

ITP: Oubre shines vs. Kent State & UNLV Preview

2013-14 Kansas vs. 2014-15 Kansas. Who wins and why? Tell us in the comments below! The Jayhawks picked up their 10th win of the 2014-15 season on Tuesday against the Kent State Golden Flashes, and Kelly Oubre is the hero after scoring 20 points to lead KU. Is he the favorite for Big 12 freshman of the year at this point? Did KU find their new starting lineup? And seriously – what...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State at Buffalo cancelled, will not be rescheduled

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Kent State at Buffalo football game at UB Stadium that had previously been rescheduled has now been officially cancelled due to the extreme weather conditions in the Buffalo, N.Y. area and will not be rescheduled. "Despite the best efforts of all involved, it will not be feasible to play the football game between Kent State and Buffalo on Friday," said MAC...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo's postponed game against Kent State rescheduled for Friday

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Mid-American Conference has tentatively rescheduled Buffalo's home football game against Kent State to Friday. The decision was announced Thursday morning, a day after the game was postponed due to a severe lake-effect storm that has dumped more than 5 feet on the Buffalo region. Kent State players and staff arrived in Buffalo in time for the game, but the...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Massive New York snowstorm postpones Buffalo-Kent State game

  The University at Buffalo's football game against Kent State on Wednesday night has been postponed because of a severe winter storm that continues to hit Western New York. Officials will wait until Thursday morning to decide whether the Mid-American Conference game can be played that day or moved to another date. Buffalo (4-6, 2-4 MAC) and Kent State (1-9, 0-6) are already...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Baseball Shuts Out Kent State. They’ll Take On Kansas Today At 5 PM

Timothy Easley | Associated Press Nearly 3,500 were in attendance on Friday evening at Jim Patterson Stadium as Louisville Cardinal baseball team’s post season run continued. Dan McDonnell and the Cards shutout the Kent State Golden Flashes 5-0. With the win, Louisville moves to 46-15 on the season. They’re now possibly just a couple of wins away from advancing to the Super Regional...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent State senior's mid-flight celebration photo is glorious

The sweetest moment for every college baseball player is the dogpile. Rarely do players get to experience it, but when they do they have to make the most of their opportunity. Kent State's T.J. Sutton did exactly that. After catching the final out of the MAC Championship game on Sunday, T.J. came in from his right field position and launched himself like a flying squirrel onto...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympian Nick Goepper picks Kent State student for dream date

Cleverly crafted lyrics and a penchant for playing guitar have helped an Ohio girl land a date with an Olympian. Nick Goepper, the American who won a bronze medal in ski slopestyle at the Sochi games, wasn't satisfied with just earning hardware. His medal-winning monent came a day before Valentine's Day and the 19-year-old was without a special someone. When you earn a medal...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Kent State baseball preview

The college baseball season began President's Day weekend. The Kent State flashes play Arizona, ranked 33rd to start the year. The Flashes won’t play at home till the end of March which makes perfect sense to anyone who has stepped outside in this frigid Ohio weather recently. The Kent State flashes are the best college baseball team in the state of Ohio, and it’s not really...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamlin makes strong first start as Arizona routs Kent State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Cody Hamlin tossed seven strong innings on the mound and received a healthy dose of run support as the Arizona baseball team brushed off a Saturday setback with a 7-1 victory Sunday at Hi Corbett Field to take two of three games from visiting Kent State. A junior-college transfer from Western Nevada College, Hamlin (W, 1-0) was in control throughout his first start...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routed by Kent State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kent State scored 11 first-inning runs and held off Arizona the rest of the way for a 14-5 victory Saturday to even the three-game series at Hi Corbett Field. The Golden Flashes jumped all over Wildcats starter Tyler Crawford in the initial frame, chasing the lefty after he faced eight batters and recorded just one out. The initial onslaught continued against right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routs Kent State in season opener

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team opened the season with a bang Friday night, routing Kent State 13-1 before a crowd of 3,613 that was treated to a postgame fireworks show at Hi Corbett Field. Senior right-hander James Farris (W, 1-0) seemingly pitched better as the game wore on, finishing with nine strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings on the mound, while freshman designated hitter...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats host Kent State to open 2014 baseball season

Senior James Farris will start on the mound as Arizona opens its 2014 baseball season on Friday night against Kent State. Game time is 6 pm. at Hi Corbett Field. The two teams will continue the three-game series with games at 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Tyler Crawford will start on Saturday for Arizona, with junior college transfer Cody Hamlin getting the Sunday start...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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