Analysts can condescendingly call it “mid-major” all they want, but the Mid-American Conference has produced its fair share of first-rate basketball talent—particularly since the league’s early ’90s expansion. And so, with the MAC Tournament back in Cleveland this week, it seems a fitting time to go back and give these relatively local legends their due—by
No one could have seen this year coming for both Kent State and Ohio State football. The Flashes, ye’ of 40 years without a conference championship, appear to be one win away from a historic BCS game. The Buckeyes, who went 6-7 a year ago, managed to go 12-0 with largely the same roster in
The AP and Coaches’ polls were released earlier this afternoon, and the 12-0 Ohio State Buckeyes remained at #4 in the AP Poll behind undefeated Notre Dame, 1-loss Alabama, and 1-loss Georgia. However, the Kent State Golden Flashes have moved up as Jacob projected earlier this morning. They moved to 18th in the AP poll
Oddly enough, although perfect 12-0 Ohio State is done and ineligible for postseason play, the Bowl Championship Series still could possibly have an Ohio flair in January 2013. The Kent State Golden Flashes, who are 11-1 and MAC East Division Champions for the first time in school history, ranked No. 23 in last week’s latest
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The No. 25 Kent State Golden Flashes won their ninth consecutive game today 31-24 at Bowling Green, securing the school’s first-ever MAC East Division crown. This also marks the first 10-win season in Kent State history. Explosive junior RB Dri Archer ran for a career-high 241 yards in the win, including two TD runs of
Kent State had been 0-22 against ranked teams in their program’s history. Not anymore. The Golden Flashes1 moved to 7-1 on the season as they forced seven turnovers and knocked off undefeated Rutgers 35-23 in New Jersey this evening. Spencer Keith threw for two touchdowns, and Trayion Durham ran for 131 yards and 1 touchdown.
A surprising story continues to unfold over in Gary, Ind. The Kent State Golden Flashes, the No. 3 seed in the region, played in a historic 21-inning game in their first matchup. The Flashes won that battle 7-6 over No. 2 seed Kentucky to advance to the winner’s side. From there, KSU just defeated No.
The local Kent State Golden Flashes won their NCAA tournament game last night against the University of Kentucky. But that’s not just the notable bit from their opening game, as KSU defeated UK by the score of 7-6 in 21 innings. That’s not a misprint. Let’s head over to Elton Alexander and the Cleveland Plain
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It’s the time of year when college basketball takes over all our lives. That’s the case today as No. 1 ranked Ohio State takes on rival Michigan. The Wolverines are playing well and have sewn up a bid to the dance this past week. It will be a raucous and heated atmosphere in Indy as
In 2002, the mid-major Kent State Golden Flashes wreaked havoc on plenty of brackets by making it to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. A big reason for this success was the play of forward Antonio Gates. At 6’4″, 260 pounds, Gates had a relatively successful career at the collegiate basketball level by averaging