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Hall Tabbed MAC East Player of the Week

Redshirt junior Jimmy Hall averaged 18.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game for Kent State to earn his first career MAC East Player of the Week honor.

Young scores 23, Pittsburgh beats Kent State 85-76

PITTSBURGH (AP) Michael Young scored 23 points and Pittsburgh shot 56 percent from the field in an 85-76 victory over Kent State Saturday. Jamel Artis added 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for Pitt (4-0) while James Robinson scored 18 points with 10 assists. Xavier Pollard led Kent State (3-2) with 23 points and Jimmy Hall scored 21. Pitt took an early 15-8 lead but Kent State...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashes Begin Road Stretch Saturday at Pittsburgh

Kent State (3-1) will look for its first road win of the season against Pittsburgh (3-0) on Saturday at the Petersen Events Center.

Kent State takes 79-60 victory over Saint Francis (Pa)

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jimmy Hall scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Kent State beat Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) 79-60 on Tuesday night. Xavier Pollard added 11 points for the Golden Flashes (3-1). Kent State took care of the ball with only five turnovers to 15 assists. Greg Brown had 21 points for the Red Flash (2-2) on 8-of-12 shooting, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball Welcomes Saint Francis (Pa.) for Tuesday Doubleheader

Kent State (2-1) look for back-to-back wins when it hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) on Tuesday night.

Men’s Basketball Hosts Marist Saturday for Camper Night

Kent State (1-1) hosts Marist for Camper Night on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the M.A.C. Center.

Kent State Alumni Invited to Men’s Basketball Pre-Game Social at Pittsburgh on November 28

Kent State University Alumni Association will hold a pre-game social at Jerome Bettis Grille 36 prior to the men's basketball team playing at Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 28.

Beane scores 32, Southern Illinois holds off Kent St. 72-69

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Anthony Beane scored 32 points and Southern Illinois held on in the closing minutes to preserve a 72-69 win over Kent State Wednesday night. Beane knocked down a jumper with 2:05 left to give the Salukis a 72-66 lead, but it was their final points of the game. Kent State went to the line three times to shoot two free throws, but split each time and came...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Big First Quarter Lifts Chippewas Over Flashes

KENT, Ohio – Central Michigan's 17 unanswered points to start the game made difference in the Chippewas' 27-14 win over Kent State Wednesday night at Dix Stadium.  The Golden Flashes' rushing offense came alive in second quarter to cut the halftime deficit 20-14.

Flashes Host Central Michigan in Final Home Game

For the first time since 2011, Kent State renews its Mid-American Conference series with Central Michigan Wednesday night at Dix Stadium on ESPNU.  The Golden Flashes last home game of 2015 is also Senior Night.

Gophers narrowly avoid upset vs. Kent State, 10-7

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mitch Leidner and Minnesota survived another shaky showing by the offense, using a second quarter touchdown pass to K.J. Maye to eke out a 10-7 victory Saturday over Kent State. Cornerback Demetrius Monday was the star of a feisty performance by the Kent State defense, with two interceptions in the first half and an 80-yard touchdown return in the third quarter of...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kent State punter punts a ball two yards

Twitter Kent State senior punter Anthony Melchiori won’t be writing home about this TWO-YARD punt Saturday against Minnesota.  There weren’t swirling winds (five mph).  It didn’t get partially blocked (there was nobody near him).  It didn’t even come off the side of his foot. But, it did only go two yards.  That’s a feat. There was just a 2-yard punt in the Kent...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Gophers vs. Golden Flashes

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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

April Goss becomes 2nd woman to score in CFB

Before a crowd of 15,000 at Dix Stadium, April Goss, a former soccer star that decided to turn in her shinguards for a helmet, notched her first extra point of the season in the second quarter as Kent State outperformed Delaware State, 45-13. A decision by head coach Paul Haynes came just before halftime as he called a timeout when first-string kicker, Shane Hynes, was called over...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Female kicker makes historic extra point for Kent State football team (VIDEO)

The kick wasn't perfect, but that hardly mattered to April Goss when she finally got her big chance to get on the football field. In doing so, Goss made the extra point — and history. A four-year member of Kent State's football team, Goss kicked the extra point in the first half Saturday in a 45-13 win over Delaware State, becoming the second woman to score in a major college...
Via The Other Paper
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State kicker becomes second woman to score in major college game

April Goss finally got her chance and kicked her way into history. A four-year member of Kent State's team, Goss kicked an extra point in the first half against Delaware State, becoming the second woman to score in a major college football game. Wearing No. 91, Goss made the kick with 4:30 left in the second quarter, giving the Golden Flashes a 29-6 lead. Following the touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Female kicker makes extra point for Kent State

April Goss finally got her chance and kicked her way into history. A four-year member of Kent State's team, Goss kicked an extra point in the first half against Delaware State, becoming the second woman to score in a major college football game. Wearing No. 91, Goss made the kick with 4:30 left in the second quarter, giving the Golden Flashes a 29-6 lead. Following the touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kent State coach promises female kicker will see the field

Don’t look now, but you may see a female kicker on the field for the Kent State football team at some point this season. April Goss, a fourth-year walk-on for the Golden Flashes, has never played in a real game, but head coach Paul Haynes made a pledge Thursday to finally give her some playing time before its too late. “Before this year’s out, she’ll get out there. I promise...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Weather postpones Illinois-Kent State matchup to today

Though Illinois and Kent State were set to open their respective seasons in Champaign last night, Mother Nature had other ideas. Due to torrential rain that made the field at Memorial Stadium impossible to use, the game was postponed until 2 p.m. ET this afternoon. Illinois made the announcement on its official athletics website. The game will not be televised, but will be available...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Teacher working to ensure pioneer Walker is remembered

Craig Brown grew up in Columbiana County. He wasn’t far from the final resting place of a baseball pioneer, but he didn’t know it – until he read “Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues.” That was his introduction to Moses Fleetwood Walker. Before Jackie Robinson broke the color line in 1947 – 63 years before, in fact – Fleet Walker became the first...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Kent State beats rival Akron on buzzer beater

Kent State came into this game looking to keep pace with Buffalo in the MAC East division. Rival Akron stood in the way. Kent State jumped out to a big early lead but Akron came roaring back to take a brief lead in the second half. The game came down to the final possession with the score tied at 77 after Akron had tied up the game with five seconds left. Here’s the final shot...
Via The Student Section
March 06, 2015  |  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
January 31, 2015  |  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

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