WATCH: Kent State advances to MAC quarterfinals on buzzer-beating layup

The Golden Flashes are looking to duplicate the run they made to the MAC tourney title last season
14 days ago

Dartis sparks Ohio to 88-76 win over Kent State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Jordan Dartis sank half of his 10 3-point attempts and scored 20 to lead six players in double figures and Ohio won back-to-back Mid-American Conference games for the first time this season with an 88-76 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
27 days ago

Kent State’s Eli Kraus filled his bio with ‘Always Sunny’ references to crack up a teammate, and thoroughly confused an ESPN3 announcer

The extensive athlete bios on many schools’ websites sometimes take interesting twists, and that’s definitely the case for Kent State Golden Flashes’ senior pitcher Eli Kraus. Most of Kraus’ bio is a normal collection of his year-by-year performance, but it gets particularly interesting at the “Personal” section. The oddness in there involves references to It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphiacommenta...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago

Walker, Avery lead Kent State past Akron 78-68

KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Jaylin Walker tossed in 27 points, sinking 7 of 12 shots from 3-point range, and Kent State pulled away late to beat Akron 78-68 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 17, 2018

Harris, Clark help Buffalo beat Kent State 84-72

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Jeremy Harris had 24 points and Wes Clark scored 19, including three 3-pointers, to help Buffalo beat Kent State 84-72 on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 13, 2018

Jackson, Minnie help Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67

KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Paul Jackson had 17 points and eight assists, Elijah Minnie added 15 points, three blocks and three steals and Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67 on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 06, 2018

Bowling Green rallies to beat Kent State 70-62

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 13 and Bowling Green overcame a 19-point first-half deficit to beat Kent State 70-62 on Saturday to sweep the season series against the Golden Flashes.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 03, 2018

Pitt the new home for starting Kent State lineman Stefano Millin

Millin started 33 of 36 games for Golden Flashes, including all 12 in 2017 at left tackle.
Via College Football Talk
February 01, 2018

Georgia staffer completes Sean Lewis’ first Kent State coaching staff

Will Windham, an UGA defensive quality control coach, embarks on first on-field coaching job at the MAC school.
Via College Football Talk
January 31, 2018

Kent State rallies from 18 down, tops 1st-place Buffalo

KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Danny Pippen scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Adonis De La Rosa had 20 points, six boards and five assists and Kent State completed an 18-point comeback to beat first-place Buffalo 82-79 on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 30, 2018

Kent State uses strong 2nd half to beat Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Kevin Zabo had 22 points, Jaylin Walker added 21 and Kent State overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Central Michigan 84-76 on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 27, 2018

Fletcher scores 17 with 12 boards, Toledo beats Kent State

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Tre'Shaun Fletcher had his eighth double-double of the season, including seven points in the final four minutes, and Luke Knapke had 16 points and nine rebounds to help Toledo beat Kent State 72-65 on Saturday night for its fifth win in a row.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 20, 2018

Zabo, Peterson lead Kent State past Western Michigan 73-71

KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Zabo tossed in 23 points, Mitch Peterson made a putback just before the buzzer and Kent State beat Western Michigan 73-71 on Tuesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 16, 2018

Dick MacPherson’s grandson one of six added to Sean Lewis’ first Kent State staff

Lewis has nearly completed his initial group of Golden Flashes assistants.
Via College Football Talk
January 16, 2018

Kent State announces signing of ex-Auburn QB Woody Barrett

Barrett will play for the Golden Flashes in 2018, have three years of eligibility remaining.
Via College Football Talk
January 15, 2018

Former Auburn QB Woody Barrett commits to Kent State

Kent State needs all the help it can get at quarterback.
Via College Football Talk
January 14, 2018

Zabo, De La Rosa spark Kent State to 70-69 victory

KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Zabo scored 24 points and Adonis De La Rosa scored on a jump hook with 21 seconds remaining to lead Kent State past Ohio 70-69 on Friday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 12, 2018

Report: At least 15 coaches have turned down Kent State job

Kent State is well on its way to becoming the Tennessee of the MAC.According to a report by Zach Barnett of Football Scoop on Wednesday, at least 15 coaches have turned down the Kent State head football coaching job, “whether technically offered or not.” Barnett adds that the search was originally focused on South Dakota head coach Bob Nielson, but he decided to stay with the Coyotes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 24 Michigan women pull away 54-41 over Kent State

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome each scored 11 points and No. 24 Michigan overcame a slow start to get past Kent State for a 54-41 win Sunday. Michigan (8-2) got the first bucket of the game, a quick layup from Brown, but then went scoreless until the end of the first quarter when Kayla Robbins sank a 3-pointer to cut the gap to 12-5. Kent State’s Alexa Golden...
December 10, 2017

A Unique Road to Kent State

Just eight months ago, Kent State offensive lineman Nate Warnock found himself in Rensselaer, Ind. at St. Joseph's College. He had just finished his freshman season with some success despite a brief injury.  Soon after sitting down for an offseason football meeting, Warnock and his teammates received some surprising news.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
October 16, 2017

Cards Bounce Back, Crush Kent State

Lamar Jackson accounted for three touchdowns to set a Louisville career record and lead the No. 19 Cardinals to a 42-3 victory at Kent State on Saturday. Despite missing Jaylen Smith the reigning Heisman Trophy winner threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns.
Via Sports On Earth
September 23, 2017

VIDEO: Squirrel Provides Only Excitement For Kent State Fans

The Kent State Golden Flashes likely knew they were in for a long afternoon before coming out of the tunnel. But there is no way they could have anticipated their most valuable player would be a little-known walk-on from the surrounding woods. On Saturday, Kent State fans got to cheer only one time in four quarters. What was the excitement all about? A squirrel scampering onto the...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 23, 2017

Instant Classic: Squirrel scores touchdown in Louisville-Kent State game

This is nuts. Watch this squirrel score a touchdown during the Louisville-Kent State game.
Via FOX Sports South
September 23, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 19 Louisville Host Flashes Saturday

Kent State closes out non-conference play Saturday, visiting Louisville at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The Golden Flashes will face the Cardinals for the first time since 1973. Saturday marks the second ranked ACC opponent for Kent State this season and the Flashes' third road trip in four weeks.
Via Kent State FB - Official Site
September 20, 2017

Kent State Football Player’s Death Ruled Exertional Heat Stroke

A cause of death has been determined for Kent State football player Tyler Heintz. According to autopsy results from the Portage County coroner’s office, Heintz, who died this summer following conditioning drills under the direction of an uncertified trainer, suffered an exertional heat stroke which ultimately led to his tragic death. The cause of death is also known as exertional...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 19, 2017
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